New research identifies high cost and ‘too mild’ UK weather as key reasons why British drivers are unwilling to commit to winter tyres and wheels
With schools across the UK set to return after the summer holidays, parents preparing for the daily school run are being reminded about the importance of checking that their car tyres are safe and legal.
Dangerous and illegally sold part worn tyres will be one of the key topics of conversation at this year’s national Trading Standards conference, after safety campaign group TyreSafe confirmed its participation in the event.
A new ‘smart’ section of the M25 has opened, with the hard shoulder making way for a fourth lane.
Volvo Car Group’s (Volvo Cars) dedication to protecting the smallest and most vulnerable car occupants celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2014.
With the first Bank Holiday of the year approaching, TyreSafe is reminding the UK’s 650,000 caravan and motorhome owners about the importance of ensuring their tyres are in a safe, roadworthy condition before heading off.
Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars), the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) are joining forces in a pilot project in which road friction information from individual cars is shared within a cloud-based system.
As temperatures fall and you swap the sombreros for the snow hats and barefoot for boots, take a moment to think about your car and whether it’s ready for winter.
The most recent MOT test data shows that excess exhaust emissions levels account for more than a quarter (26.2 per cent) of all MOT failures.
Motorists are installing video cameras in their cars to combat ‘crash for cash’ fraud claims.
The devices, known as ‘dash-cams, record the view through the windscreen and capture events before, during and after a collision.