Driving test figures reveal. Women can’t park and men go too fast.

IT’S official — women can’t park and men go too fast, driving test figures show. More females fail for struggling to reverse, with accelerating too quickly one of the main reasons for blokes flunking, the stats show. Last year, there were 936,000 serious or dangerous test errors by women and 694,000 by men. Just one […]

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Paying to drive on roads like ‘poll tax on wheels

The Treasury is desperately looking for ways to plug a £40billion black hole created by the switch away from petrol and diesel vehicles. Charging drivers to use roads would be like a “poll tax on wheels”, a leading motoring campaigner warned today. Drivers could be forced to pay fees for using Britain’s roads under plans […]

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How clean is your car?

SOME motorists drive their passengers to distraction with how untidy their car is. But it turns out piles of litter in the footwell and dirty splodges on the upholstery are nowhere near as grim as what’s lurking in messy cars when you look at them under the microscope. To find out exactly how filthy the […]

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Boy of 6 memorised the whole Highway Code!

A TRANSPORT-mad six-year-old boy can recite the entire Highway Code from memory. And Nathan Henry-McGhie is even teaching his mum Peta to pass her driving test. The lad began studying the152 page road users guide just six months ago when he found it lying around his home. Now Nathan can recognise every road and traffic […]

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