An estimated 15 Million cars will hit UK roads tomorrow for an Easter trip.
Confused.com polled drivers on their plans and it seems most are planning an average 78miles trip at some time over the holidays.
An investigation by Auto Express revealed that over a million owners are ignoring official recall notices issued by car manufacturers to fix safety problems such as faulty airbags, fire risks and problems with steering and brakes.
Many of the issues go unnoticed as they do not affect the way the car drives initially, but could cause a sudden failure or be deadly in an accident and now there is a call to include recalls in the annual MoT check and pass.
The average worker spends nearly a fifth of their wages on essential motoring costs, including car finance, fuel and insurance to enable them to drive to and from work, recent research by YourParkingSpace.co.uk.
That’s some £362 of the average monthly take home pay being swallowed up by car related expenses and typical parking charges add another £100 to that.
According to the latest figures from Tracker, the Land Rover Defender has entered the Top 10 Most Stolen and Recovered league table for the first time in 2016.
Tracker reveals a 57% increase in the number of Land Rover Defender thefts from 2015 to 2016, confirming a rise in demand since its production stopped in January of last year.