Following its success at the 2022 What Car? Awards, being named as the Best Small Car, the Honda Jazz has scored a hat-trick by way of two further endorsements.
It has been picked by the jury at Which? Magazine for being the ‘Most Reliable Small Car’ and a ‘Best Buy’ in their 2021-2022 car tests and surveys.
Motorists are being warned ahead of stricter new laws around using your mobile phone while behind the wheel coming into force today.
The new stricter laws will mean drivers cannot use a hand-held device while behind the wheel for any reason, except in an emergency or making a contactless payment at a terminal such as at a drive-thru.
Three in four UK drivers believe road rage should be recognised as an offence in UK law, according to Comparethemarket.com .
Currently, the act of road rage itself is not a recognised offence in UK law, yet 75% of drivers would like to see it introduced as a legal offence and drivers in Wales agreed the most that road rage should become an offence (82%), followed by Scotland (79%) and England (74%), whereas only 59% of drivers in Northern Ireland were in agreement.
Figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives show that there were only 3,329 more train services running in February 2022 compared to February 2021, despite an easing of restrictions.
The figures also reveal that there were some 7,700 fewer services operating last month than at the same time in 2020 before the pandemic and this 10,773 below the highest number of train services operated in a month in 2019.
As the cost of living continues to rise, millions of motorists could soon be risking their own, and others’ safety on the roads by shunning new tyres in favour of cheaper part-worn tyres – described by tyre safety experts as ‘death traps’.
Research conducted by the UK’s leading independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed that nearly 40 per cent of the 1,000 drivers surveyed said they would consider purchasing part-worn tyres in an effort to save money as the financial squeeze tightens. This potentially represents over 14 million motorists out of the 35.9 million drivers in the UK.
Rising fuel costs see the price of a tank costing £40+ more a month for the average family
The recent steep spike in fuel costs means that filling up a car is taking up more than 60% per cent of disposable income for the average person.