More than 22% of parents and grandparents who transport children by car admit to not using a child car seat all of the time putting lives at risk, says the RAC.
While 16% of those who confessed to breaking the law by not properly securing their youngest passengers said they had done so only very rarely, a worrying 3% said they regularly do this and another 3% say they do it sometimes.
After the AA and RAC raised concerns over smart motorways’ fatal flaws, the UK logistics centre has joined them.
“Freight Transport Association is calling on the government to take measures to improve the safety of smart motorways. FTA’s members have found these roads to be effective in producing more reliable journey times – providing a tangible benefit to the UK economy – but the safety of road users must always take priority,” it said in a statement.
More than a third of all new car registered in the UK are SUVs.
Michelin Tyres has been looking at the figures and reports that 20% of Britain’s top five new SUVs sold are made in the UK while the total of all cars in the country now includes 8% SUVs on the DVLA database.
Classic cars in Britain are considered over 40 years old, but the international age is 30 years and a new raft of models have been added to the historical record.
The Honda NSX, Mazda MX-5, Trabant 1.1, VW Transporter T4, Lamborghini Diable, Lotus Carlton now qualify after first appearing in 1990.
The VW California campervan makes the marque’s return to the annual Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show at the NEC next month.
The event is one of the biggest in Europe and takes place between 18 and 23 February inclusive.