We recently revealed our top tips for a quick tour of London and due to its popularity, have decided to extend our guide up north. Manchester is one of the north’s powerhouses and the second most popular city to visit for business, meaning that it would be tragic to not experience it when you have the chance. Here is our quick guide for things to do when you’ve got a little time to explore the cobbles!Read more
Much has been said about premium fuel; giants like BP, Shell and Texaco all have offerings on the market, and now so called ‘super-fuels’ are available for diesel vehicles too. Positioned as a far superior fuel with engine-cleaning capabilities, this comes with a higher cost at the pumps. But does it really live up to the hype?Read more
With our research revealing that more than half of Brits admit to being guilty of some bad, and sometimes illegal and dangerous, driving habits (52%), we have compiled a list of the top types of drivers you’re likely to encounter on the nation’s roads. Do any sound familiar?Read more
There are more than 200,000 miles of road in the UK alone, not all of them particularly impressive… yet there are a number of the feats around the world that deserve recognition; the pieces of engineering marvel that simply have to be admired. From bridges to super highways, we at The Fuelcard Company have put together our own list of the world’s greatest road infrastructure.Read more
We have been asking you all sorts of questions about your driving habits and style, as a result we have come up with all these fun stats that show all sorts of interesting facts. For example, did you know that 52% of people admit to having some bad, and often dangerous, driving habits? That is more than half of you! Are your bad habits on this cool infographic we produced? If not Tweet us and tell us what you’re guilty of when you’re behind the wheel. @TheFuelcardCoRead more
Britain’s roads are rife with bad, and often dangerous, driving habits, that’s according to our new study, which has identified the top ten driving faux pas being committed on the nation’s roads.Read more
Norway has recently announced that it will ban the sale of all fossil fuel cars by 2025, an example of how quickly eco-friendly, electric cars have seeped into the mainstream. This appears to be another nail in the coffin for the traditional petrol-fuelled automobile but before we panic, the news of the petrol tank’s death is greatly exaggerated, and here’s why:Read more
From catastrophic breakdowns to annoying little issues, not many of us excel in the field of DIY mechanics, and often panic and run to the nearest garage or mechanic without even considering repairing the damage ourselves. With this said, we have assembled a list of seven car repairs that you can fix yourself once you’ve had a read of our brief guide on how to do them. So dust off your jacks and spanners, get yourself back on the road and give yourself a big clap on the back for saving yourself a hefty mechanics bill.Read more
Have you ever been to a business meeting in a beautiful city but been unable to experience the sites and attractions it has to offer due to travel time constraints? According to market research company, Mintel, 62% of us are frustrated that we don’t get to explore more while on a business trip.Read more
Most of us consider ourselves well accustomed to the rules of the road, and how to keep on the right side of the law when we get behind the wheel. Yet, like many types of laws, road rules can sometimes be slow to adapt, or just plain bizarre. We have put together a collection of road laws from around the world that will make you scratch your head and want to dig out a copy of the highway codeRead more
With the brand new 66 plates now available, what better time to go over the basics of purchasing a new vehicle? Used car prices now a lot higher than in the past due to scrapping schemes impacting on supply, many are opting for an unused model instead. We’ve put together the essentials you should be looking out for when taking the plunge on a brand new car, whether for personal use or to upgrade your company fleet.Read more
The average motorway is littered with hatchbacks, vans and an endless sea of lorries. However, if you’re at the right place at the right time you can witness everything from homes to nuclear weapons making their way up our UK highways. We have compiled a list eight bizarre items that you might not know are moved via road.Read more
The hundreds of pale and fading road signs we see on a daily basis are certainly nothing to get excited about. But what about those rare gems that make you double-take? We have picked out the UK’s most bizarre road signs which you may see while travelling.Read more
Learning to drive is often seen as a rite of passage, and is often seen as a crucial part of growing up. Yet recent statistics show that in the UK, the average age someone takes the wheel is now 26. But, what are the reasons behind this millennial trend, and is it short-term or the new “norm”? Here we explore the most common reason for not getting behind the wheel.Read more
The humble petrol station. An understated place of routine, refreshments and sausage rolls. Yet not all are created equal. Some have had their moment in films, and some are just plain and simply impressive. We’ve accounted for all points of merit, and assembled the great and the good of worldwide petrol stations, and the stories behind them.Read more
Innovation in the motor industry is being touted constantly, and while just how many of these proposed revelations will turn into solid projects remains to be seen, there is no doubt that the sector is currently an extremely exciting place to be. Here’s our overview of proposals from giants Uber, Google, Apple and Tesla and their visions for the future of our roads.Read more
Back in 2004 when Arnold Schwarzenegger took a break from acting and became the governor of California, he pledged to build a ‘hydrogen highway’. A highway (or motorway to us Brits) which would solely be used by hydrogen vehicles, in a bid to see at least 1.5m hydrogen fuelled vehicles on road.Read more
Last year will forever be known as the year of the car manufacturer blunders, from the Volkswagen ordeal that meant thousands of its VW Golf’s weren’t fit for the road, to the dangerous and controversial news that Vauxhall Zafira’s were susceptible to burst into flames. As a result, we have decided to compile a list of the biggest car manufacturing blunders, from dodgy accelerator peddles to vinyl record players, here’s some roll-outs which went drastically wrong.Read more
The relatively reasonable fuel prices present at the moment mean that efficiency isn’t as high on car buyers list as it once was. Yet the amount you get from a tank of petrol is an essential that should never be overlooked, it can save you huge amounts over time. We’ve had a browse through the archives, as well as picking more recent entries to assemble a list of the most efficient cars ever. These machines have mastered the art of MPGRead more
The UK is home to 247,523 miles of road, much is said about our sprawling motorways and gridlocked city centre lanes, yet the nation as a whole is certainly no concrete jungle. In fact, the United Kingdom has some of the most scenic roads and trails on the planet. Here is our countdown of the best roads in Britain, just try not to get too upset when you return to the M1.Read more
The lack of human control associated with self-driving cars instils apprehension within even the most experienced of road user. Development of the technology seems to have sprung up very quickly, with the hype around the product exploding over the last couple of years. Here’s a rundown of the proposed benefits and just when you can expect to see driverless cars on UK roads.Read more
In 1958, the very first motorway made its mark in the UK and totally transformed the way we all travel. Since then, motorways have played a big role in the economy, making it easier, quicker and safer to transport goods anywhere in the UK.
With stats from the Freight Transport Association claiming congestion on UK roads is at its worst in more than 10 years, and with a 60 per cent increase in motorway traffic forecasted by 2040, a solution is required. Those proposed range from the logical to the extremely ambitious - here’s a selection, and an idea of what the future of our motorways will look like.Read more
"Textalyser" – a new device might tell police whether drivers were using their phones at the time of an accident. Find out more about "Textalyser"Read more
Many motorists wonder what the difference between Shell FuelSave and Shell V-Power Nitro+ is. What advantage does it have over each other apart form the price?Read more
For professional drivers, motorway service stations can be an important part of the working day. We often rely on them for fuel, food, drink and rest.Read more
For many drivers fuel efficiency is a crucial part of their business. Increasing or decreasing your vehicle’s mpg can have a profound effect on your profit.Read more
Surely this is one of the easiest questions in the fleet industry? The obvious time to buy a new car is at the time of the two annual number plate changes in March and September. This means your new company vehicle will have the status and value of the latest registration and most up-to-date specification.Read more
Research has found that many of our vehicle interiors are in fact so dirty and neglected that they pose a health risk. For professional drivers who spend much of their lives in that environment this could be worrying news for their own health.Read more
Tyres that were perfect for July’s hot and dry roads aren’t quite as perfect for January and February with cold, wet surfaces. So should UK business drivers switch to special winter tyres at this time of year?Read more
Many businesses around the UK run a ‘grey fleet’ but what is a ‘grey fleet’ and what are the benefits of having one?Read more
Everybody knows that buying and running a fleet of vehicles is expensive but have you ever really weighed up all of the costs?
Peugeot has introduced new versions of its 207 and SW models with new six-speed manual gearboxes and faster diesel engines.Read more
Many streets in the UK have roads which restrict drivers to a 20mph limit. The main road and feeder roads around these 20mph zones usually have a 30mph speed limit so this usually results in areas with variable speed limits.Read more
Van manufacturers should supply vehicles with a speed limiter set at 70 miles per hour as a no-cost option, according to the Freight Transport Association's Van Excellence Governance Group.Read more
Survey reveals more than 100 senior executives have identified a significant rise in confidence in the UK’s logistics sector.Read more
The reduction in full-time fleet managers opens the door to fleet management companiesRead more
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) arrests man after discovering fuel laundering plant in Northern IrelandRead more
The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) takes HGV driver training to the next levelRead more
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) says average speed cameras would improve safety on A9Read more
Fleets to benefit from extended National Vehicle Recovery Manager (NVRM) contractRead more
Fixed penalties for careless driving offences need national guidelines says Freight Transport Association (FTA)Read more
The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP) launches guides on the best way forward for highway maintenance fundingRead more
DVLA introduces a new licence database but fleets call for clarity on how the system will workRead more
The Fleet Tyre Network (FTN) adopts the Online Tyre Catalogue (OTC) to enhance fleet serviceRead more
Hauliers targeted by stowaways trying to reach the UK could pay more in fines according to Commercial MotorRead more
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) influences Government ruling to relax cabotage rules for car transporter firms.Read more
Road traffic police in Cleveland and Durham to step up surveillance of lorry driversRead more
Commercial vehicle (CV) registrations were stable in July, with 177,708 registrations year-to-date, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).Read more
Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) set to talk to industry at the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) 2013 Transport Manager Conference.Read more
Transport groups say fuel rebate must apply to all, not just rural motoristsRead more
Total cost of ownership and CO2 legislation drive greener fleet decisions, research revealsRead more
Truck manufacturers are set to enjoy busier books in the second half of the yearRead more
Consistent message needed in London for ‘yellow-lines’ delivery timesRead more
TfL sees surge of interest in scheme to improve fleet operations.Read more
The number of new drivers taking and passing LGV test has decreasedRead more
Europe’s truck registration down by 11.3 percent on last yearRead more
Police arrest 17 stowaways at Cobham ServicesRead more
Survey reveals 60 percent of Britons regularly break speed limitRead more
The Fuelcard Company is supporting inspirational charity fundraiser Craig Walter by providing him with a Diesel Advance pre-pay fuel card to purchase fuel along his epic cross-country charity challenge.Read more
RHA hopes police will provide the support VOSA needsRead more
Councils need to be more flexible with freight deliveries in LondonRead more
Transport for London (TfL) publishes report outlining plans to continue building “Transport Legacy” after last year’s Olympics.Read more
MPs are looking to develop new safety standards with the help of recovery operators to ensure cowboy operators don’t go unnoticed.Read more
The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency has outlined plans to address concerns about the OCRSRead more
In a bid to boost effectiveness and efficiency, the Highways Agency is to be transformed into a publicly owned companyRead more
A section of the M25 melted and was closed for 14 hours causing delays to deliveriesRead more
The Road Haulage Association has described improving London’s roads as 'essential', following the publication of a report by the Roads Task Force.Read more
The Highways Agency may introduce a pilot scheme preventing lorries from overtaking on the A12 in Essex.Read more
A crackdown on motoring offences will target HGV drivers.Read more
Fuel theft is on the increase, according to the NFIB, with gangs stealing thousands of pounds worth of petrol and diesel from fuel stations around the country.Read more
Registrations of commercial vehicles are up 7.6 percent at the year’s halfway point, according to figures released by the SMMT.Read more
VOSA has launched a guide for recovery operators giving quick and easy answers to specific questions.Read more
HGVs with more aerodynamic shaped cabs could soon be common place on UK roads.Read more
A new scheme will put 100 former armed forces personnel through driver training.Read more
HGV drivers need to be aware of new offences in order to stay safe and legal while on the road.Read more
Tesco lorry drivers engaged in a long-running dispute over the transfer of their depot to an transport contractor, are to walk out permanently next Thursday after failing to reach a resolve with their new managers.Read more
New figures released today show more than one million drivers have been convicted of using a mobile phone behind the wheel since the ban came into effect in 2003.Read more
The Government has chosen four road improvement projects to trial new measures for reducing construction times.Read more
Forty percent of motorists would never consider using a driverless car, according to a poll by the Institute of Advanced Motorists.Read more
The Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, is considering banning young drivers from carrying non-family passengers in order to cut the number of road accidents involving teenagers.Read more
The Chairman of the National Trust has said all traffic lights should be “torn down” because they are dangerous and cause more accidents.Read more
The Department for Transport has announced a consultation examining the speed limit of HGVs over 7.5 tonnes on single carriageway roads.Read more
FairFuelUK campaign ramps up with a Parliamentary lobby to highlight Labour’s fuel duty debate in The House of Commons this week.Read more
New research reveals most of Britain’s motorists are unable to undertake the simplest car maintenance tasks.Read more
An estimated 2,900 people are injured each year due to motorists who have poor vision, according to a report by RSA.Read more
As of yesterday (1 November) all new tyres must bear a label which helps consumers make more informed decisions.Read more
A poll by the Institute of Advanced Motorists has found 35 percent of motorists don’t know the current rules on dealing with approaching emergency service vehicles.Read more
The Transport Committee Chair has attacked the Government for showing a lack of leadership on road safety following an increase in the number of road deaths for the first time in nearly a decade.Read more
The Institute of Advanced Motorists is calling for the Government to move the clocks forward an hour in winter to extend the hours of daylight and reduce road casualties.Read more
The Fuelcard Company reminds drivers of the dangers of blindly following a Satellite Navigation device.Read more
AA members to carry out neighbourhood road audit looking for potholes and uneven surfaces.Read more
New research by Motors.co.uk suggests as many as nine percent of drivers text while driving and two percent update their Facebook accounts while behind the wheel.Read more
A growing number of fleet managers are using their smartphone or mobile apps to complete daily tasks, such as fleet tracking.Read more
Driving and road safety should be part of the school curriculum, according to the AA.Read more
Young drivers could be made to learn for a minimum of one year under proposals being put forward by the Association of British Insurers.Read more
Motorway speed limit could still be increased to 80mph despite the Transport Secretary’s safety concerns.Read more
Brain Madderson of the RMI has written to David Cameron urging him to ban motorists from washing their cars in the street and instead force them to pay for their cars to be washed at garages.Read more
IAM says non-compulsory driving assessments for the elderly should be introduced rather than compulsory retests.Read more
Comments from the new Transport Secretary suggest plans to increase the motorway speed limit to 80mph are to be scrapped.Read more
Vauxhall has backed an engineering plant firm that has labelled Congestion Charge rules ‘unfair’, claiming it penalises low CO₂ van users while green car fleets receive exemptions.Read more
More than two in five drivers admit to using their phones while driving for talking, texting and tweeting, according to a survey by the AA.Read more
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is pleased with progress reported by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) regarding take up of Driver CPC training.Read more
New EU plans could mean all components of a vehicle must remain identical to its specification when first registered or face failing its MOT test.Read more
The OFT’s decision to investigate fuel prices has been welcomed by The Fuelcard Company, but fears it could be too little, too late.Read more
Patrick McLoughlin has been appointed as the new Transport Secretary after Justine Greening was controversially removed in the Prime Minister’s reshuffle yesterday.Read more
Half of motorists would not consider switching to eco-friendly vehicles if Vehicle Excise Duty tax breaks were increased, according to an IAM poll.Read more
Insurers have issued a warning that some cars may have to be written off due to damage caused by a freak hailstorm in Leicestershire yesterdayRead more
One of the country’s largest commercial fuel card resellers, The Fuelcard Company, is revolutionising the transport sector by launching the UK’s first pre-pay fuel card, Diesel Advance.Read more
Labour says the 3p a litre rise in fuel duty scheduled to come into effect in August should be delayed.Read more
This week 120,000 school children took part in Brake’s Giant Walking Bus, a march for better road safety.Read more
New compulsory tyre labelling will change fleet buying habits in a very short space of time, according to CFC Solutions.Read more
Heavy goods vehicle operating costs have reached an all time high and are making them uncompetitive with foreign haulage companies, according to the Freight Transport Association.Read more
Fixed penalty notices for motoring offences should rise from £60 to £90, according to a government consultation.Read more
Drivers in Lancashire are being fined when warning other road users of speed traps by flashing their headlights.Read more
A new report has found 88 percent of second hand cars sold privately are actually faulty.Read more
A recent survey suggests Britons are driving happy with less people suffering from road rage.Read more
The Institute of Advanced Motorists is urging for more lenient sentences for motorist breaking drink-driving laws in Scotland, after the legal limit is reduced.Read more
A former Government chief drug advisor has recommended all cars be fitted with alcohol sensors to reduce drink-driving.Read more
PwC announces agreement with PRMLRead more
House of Commons Transport Committee told reason behind high insurance costsRead more
Traffic Commissioner refuses WC Drainage Services license after public enquiryRead more
60-tonne trucks could hit UK roadsRead more
Satnav problems to be discussed at summitRead more
Research reveals Honda cars as most resilient to potholesRead more
'Frost jacking' figures soar as temperatures continue to fallRead more
Road Haulage Association approves of Transport for London announcementRead more
Fleet management report reveals managers' main safety concernsRead more
Survey shows 90 percent of consumers are unaware of new legislationRead more
Festive travellers scammed out of hundreds of poundsRead more
80 percent of company car and van drivers are putting their lives at risk, according to new statisticsRead more
A motorist is fined every three minutes for using a mobile phone while driving, says new researchRead more
Transport Minister Mike Penning has agreed to investigate claims that many second-hand HGV wheels entering the market are not fit for purposeRead more
Goodyear has introduced the company’s first commercial truck tyre with built-in microchipRead more
Fleet and business registrations accounted for over 59 percent of new car market in NovemberRead more
New data shows 'morning after' drink driving accidents have reached an all-time highRead more
The UK’s first ‘virtual solicitor’ has been launched to improve access to justice for road traffic offenders.Read more
A recent survey revealed 60 percent of motorists think elderly people should be forced to give up their driving licences.Read more
Drivers travelling over the holiday weekend faced double trouble as bad weather combined with heavy traffic.Read more
IAM Drive and Survive is reminding motorists to regularly check tyres to help reduce fuel consumption.Read more
The Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre, Thatcham, is currently testing new braking systems which will reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians.Read more
The UK and world’s top five most expensive number plates have been revealed on Yahoo! Cars.Read more
Production begins on bio fuel made from fatty foods and aims to reduce the environmental impact of the fuel it produces.Read more
The Fuelcard Company has this week warned drivers and fleet managers against a common practice which is, in reality, a serious offence that could lead to a prison sentence.Read more
Citroen has announced a recall of its C3 Picasso after BBC Watchdog programme reported passenger brake fault.Read more
The Highways Agency has introduced controllable speed limits on sections of the M1 to improve the flow of traffic.Read more
Logistics companies should plan ahead for deliveries in the lead up to the Olympic Games, advises Freight Transport Association.Read more
The Aston Martin Volante has sparked new interest following The Royal WeddingRead more
Smaller businesses have to cut costs due to fuel increases to avoid bankruptcy.Read more
Research has shown ‘grey fleet’s are being overlooked and employers should take more responsibility for their employees when it comes to motor insurance.Read more
Government to target dangerous motorists with police issuing on the spot fines to drivers committing minor offences and making genuine mistakes.Read more
TruckPol has released figures showing an increase in truck crime compared with last year and warns criminals are becoming more dangerous and persistentRead more
Wi-fi will be available in all new Ford Focus vehicles from next yearRead more
Fleets and businesses dominated new car registrations in April according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)Read more
A leading travel company has reported a rise in the number of people using the bus, with numbers expected to grow due to increases in fuel costs.Read more
A new survey has highlighted the positive impact car clubs are having on reducing traffic.Read more
A report from the Institute of Advanced Motorists suggests England's roads are the safest in the UK.Read more
A third of drivers are not carrying out basic maintenance checks on their cars, according to a survey by Sainsbury’s Car Insurance.Read more
Fleet drivers put road safety before their own comfort and needs, according to a survey by The Fuelcard CompanyRead more
Graduate applications triple in two yearsRead more
Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce has developed its first ever electric car which could act as a prototype for the development of future commercial models.Read more
The Government is clamping down on the fraudulent use of blue disabled badges.Read more
The number of motorists updating social networks while driving has doubled in the last year, according to research by Halfords.Read more
Telematics specialist Trimble MRM claims its vehicle history recording technology could reduce the risk of dishonest swappage valuations.Read more
Volvo has announced plans to begin fitting pollen filters as standard in all new cars.Read more
Dealers must do more to meet the expectations of customers who can no longer afford to buy new cars, says consultancy Network Automotive.Read more
The Fuelcard Company has called for road maintenance to be made an election issue.Read more
Insurance firm Direct Line has named the top ten areas in the UK for 'crash for cash' frauds.Read more
German carmaker Audi has launched a free racing game for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.Read more
A judge has called on drivers in Essex to recognise the seriousness of road rage.Read more
A 27-year old driver has been spared jail after being caught driving on a motorway at 70mph with his foot hanging out the window.Read more
Hybrid vehicles which can run on both electricity and petrol are the ideal vehicles for the 21st Century, claims the Managing Director of Toyota Motor Europe.Read more
Troubled Japanese carmaker Toyota has announced two further recalls of models due to safety concerns.Read more
None of the three main political parties displayed a clear commitment to the logistics sector in their election manifestos, claims the Freight Transport Association (FTA).Read more
Well over a third of motorists have no faith in any political party, according to a new What Car? poll.Read more
Women living in Portsmouth, Hampshire, are the nation's safest drivers, according to a new survey by carmaker Hyundai.Read more
Road signs should be larger to help older drivers, the RAC Foundation has said.Read more
The Hyundai i30 has been declared the most satisfying new car to own in the annual Driver Power survey carried out by Auto Express magazine.Read more
Modern drivers are so accustomed to constant connectivity via mobile phones and other technology that they are at greater risk of distraction, claims a senior research fellow at the Transport Research Laboratory.Read more
Specialist software firm Mycompanyfleet has decided to extend its current series of seminars on grey fleet issues into May.Read more
A significant 77 per cent of UK residents say road damage and potholes are a major issue in their area, according to a new Ipsos MORI poll carried out across Britain for the RAC Foundation.Read more
AA patrol staff have voted to strike in protest at plans to cap employee pensions.Read more
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has launched the first in a series of viral posters targeting the issue of fuel costs.Read more
Ford has extended plans to produce the Transit panel van at its Southampton plant into 2012.Read more
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has published a guide to help HGV drivers and fleet managers prepare for the stricter vehicle sideguard compliance regime due to be introduced on May 1.Read more
Motor safety organisation Euro NCAP has released new findings on the effectiveness of ESC (Electronic Stability Control) systems.Read more
Road safety charity Brake has called on newly appointed Victims Commissioner Louise Casey to include people who have been bereaved or injured in road accidents in government-funded services for victims of crime.Read more
The scrappage discount scheme officially ends today (March 31), and the Government has released its findings on the results and effectiveness of the programme.Read more
Motoring rescue organisation Green Flag has predicted a 40 per cent increase in call outs for Tuesday April 6 as the nation returns to work after the extended Easter break.Read more
Business Minister Ian Lucas has toured the Vauxhall car plant at Ellesmere Port, the only manufacturing plant in Europe dedicated to production of the new Astra model.Read more
Lawyers acting for troubled Japanese car giant Toyota have asked for more than 200 lawsuits related to its recent safety recalls to be heard as a single case.Read more
The Fuelcard Company gives its views on the green aspects of yesterday's (24 March) Budget.Read more
British Gas has taken delivery of the first of 500 new SEAT Leon Ecomotive cars.Read more
The Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) scheme has announced its 20,000th certification.Read more
A government committee has called on the Government to increase support for UK motorsport.Read more
British carmaker Vauxhall has won Fleet Manufacturer of the Year at the 2010 Fleet News Awards.Read more
Japanese car giant Nissan has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle the Leaf at the company's Sunderland plant.Read more
One in five people who buy a second-hand car from a dealer subsequently experience problems, according to new research by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).Read more
Toyota has cast doubt on a widely-reported story that a Toyota Prius driver lost control of his vehicle on a Californian freeway last week.Read more
The majority of mothers play an active role in the purchase of new cars, according to a new survey by used car website Carmony.Read more
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed a statement by the Commons Public Accounts Committee that foreign HGVs are more likely to be involved in accidents than their UK-operated rivals.Read more
Three in four people would report on elderly relatives or friends if they were concerned about the state of their driving.Read more
AA report shows full cost of road damage to the motorist.Read more
Paul Clark highlights cost and congestion and pollution reduction benefits of out-of-hours deliveries.Read more
Manufacturer rebuffs concerns that faulty electronics, not mechanical faults, were responsible for the recall of 8.5 million vehicles.Read more
Motor Codes releases top 50 garages in the UK.Read more
Manufacturer sells 35,502 units in month.Read more
'Onramp' would allow Montana and North Dakota to use the Keystone XL pipeline for its crude oil.Read more
Organisers of forthcoming Commercial Vehicle Operator Show highlight importance of training to all sizes of transport operator.Read more
Toyota Verso receives maximum five-star rating.Read more
Volkswagen says it wants to be world's number one producer of environmental vehicles as well as the biggest car manufacturer.Read more
Vauxhall ranks higher than prestige brands.Read more
The weather in the UK during the latter end of 2015 was unusually mild but now some parts of the country are experiencing some terrible flooding. In fact, December was the wettest month on record in the UK with the likes of Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire amongst the worst affected by these floods as reported by the BBC.Read more
Paul Clark highlights cost and congestion and pollution reduction benefits of out-of-hours deliveries.
CAP has released figures showing that the improvement in engine capacity is helping motorists to use fuel more efficiently.
The Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, is considering banning young drivers from carrying non-family passengers in order to cut the number of road accidents involving teenagers.
Peugeot and BMW are developing the next generation of electric car batteries as demand for greener vehicles grows
New EU plans could mean all components of a vehicle must remain identical to its specification when first registered or face failing its MOT test.
Many businesses around the UK run a ‘grey fleet’ but what is a ‘grey fleet’ and what are the benefits of having one?
Truck pull organised to encourage the Prime Minister and Chancellor to “have a heart” over high fuel prices
IAM Drive and Survive is reminding motorists to regularly check tyres to help reduce fuel consumption.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has published a guide to help HGV drivers and fleet managers prepare for the stricter vehicle sideguard compliance regime due to be introduced on May 1.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists is urging for more lenient sentences for motorist breaking drink-driving laws in Scotland, after the legal limit is reduced.
With the news that fuel prices have risen for the fourth month in a row, many drivers are concerned. Add the recent Brexit vote to the mix, and there’s even more uncertainty. Here’s what we think will happen in the near future, when it comes to prices at the pumps.
The Road Haulage Association has described improving London’s roads as 'essential', following the publication of a report by the Roads Task Force.
House of Commons Transport Committee told reason behind high insurance costs
As of yesterday (1 November) all new tyres must bear a label which helps consumers make more informed decisions.
MPs are looking to develop new safety standards with the help of recovery operators to ensure cowboy operators don’t go unnoticed.
Surely this is one of the easiest questions in the fleet industry? The obvious time to buy a new car is at the time of the two annual number plate changes in March and September. This means your new company vehicle will have the status and value of the latest registration and most up-to-date specification.
Fuel retailers have been accused of failing to pass on a fall in wholesale petrol prices to drivers.
Businesses are signing up to a campaign to reduce theft from diesel tanks
The Government has chosen four road improvement projects to trial new measures for reducing construction times.
Fleet drivers put road safety before their own comfort and needs, according to a survey by The Fuelcard Company
Tesco lorry drivers engaged in a long-running dispute over the transfer of their depot to an transport contractor, are to walk out permanently next Thursday after failing to reach a resolve with their new managers.
Learning to drive is often seen as a rite of passage, and is often seen as a crucial part of growing up. Yet recent statistics show that in the UK, the average age someone takes the wheel is now 26. But, what are the reasons behind this millennial trend, and is it short-term or the new “norm”? Here we explore the most common reason for not getting behind the wheel.
One in five people who buy a second-hand car from a dealer subsequently experience problems, according to new research by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).
Last year will forever be known as the year of the car manufacturer blunders, from the Volkswagen ordeal that meant thousands of its VW Golf’s weren’t fit for the road, to the dangerous and controversial news that Vauxhall Zafira’s were susceptible to burst into flames. As a result, we have decided to compile a list of the biggest car manufacturing blunders, from dodgy accelerator peddles to vinyl record players, here’s some roll-outs which went drastically wrong.
Drivers travelling over the holiday weekend faced double trouble as bad weather combined with heavy traffic.
TfL sees surge of interest in scheme to improve fleet operations.
Heavy goods vehicle operating costs have reached an all time high and are making them uncompetitive with foreign haulage companies, according to the Freight Transport Association.
Troubled Japanese carmaker Toyota has announced two further recalls of models due to safety concerns.
A new scheme will put 100 former armed forces personnel through driver training.
The scrappage discount scheme officially ends today (March 31), and the Government has released its findings on the results and effectiveness of the programme.
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed a statement by the Commons Public Accounts Committee that foreign HGVs are more likely to be involved in accidents than their UK-operated rivals.
Well over a third of motorists have no faith in any political party, according to a new What Car? poll.
Survey reveals 60 percent of Britons regularly break speed limit
Toyota Verso receives maximum five-star rating.
Fleets and businesses dominated new car registrations in April according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)
HGV drivers need to be aware of new offences in order to stay safe and legal while on the road.
The Transport Committee Chair has attacked the Government for showing a lack of leadership on road safety following an increase in the number of road deaths for the first time in nearly a decade.
It’s hard enough to run a business without being unable to predict one of your major regular costs. That’s why the fluctuating prices of petrol and diesel can cause major headaches for any UK business.
FairFuelUK campaign ramps up with a Parliamentary lobby to highlight Labour’s fuel duty debate in The House of Commons this week.