UK Driving

Playing An Action Video Game Could Make You A Better Driver

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech

Gaming for as little as five hours is a cost-effective way of improving a driver’s ability to coordinate visual information with their motor control...

Driving Through Europe With My Thumb

Martyn Sibley | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK
Martyn Sibley

At the end of April, Kasia and I left the United Kingdom on a big adventure. Due to my disability the vehicle we took had a ramp for access and hand c...

Hands-Free Calls Are Just As Bad As Holding Your Phone Claims Study

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Tech

Hands-free kits have had a tough time. While openly ridiculed as a gadget, the Bluetooth headset has always persevered because it offered a 'safe' way...

This 5-Year-Old In A Little Red Corvette Is Giving Us Ultimate Parenting Goals

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Parents

Stop the search. We’ve officially found the coolest parent and child duo ever. If you thought that being able to do a wheelie on your tricycle was i...

Tired Driving Is As Bad As Drunk Driving - As Mike Found Out With Life-Changing Consequences

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.04.2016 | UK

Mike Egan was on the way to get his hair cut when the crash happened. It was May 2015 and he'd only been driving for a few minutes in his Vauxhall Ast...

Have You Thought About Killing a Baby Today?

Kate Tunstall | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK
Kate Tunstall

We are all too aware of the inhumanity in the world around us; the repugnant acts of depravity such as that I describe above. Thank goodness we don't, in general, have to contend with such wickedness in our country.

This Compilation Of British Drivers Swearing Is Oddly Soothing

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Comedy

Here's a video we can all relate to - British drivers swearing at each other. From the humble "tosser" to the aggravated "you absolute prick", we'v...

Road Code Violations is Britain's Rising Problem

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK
Mohadesa Najumi

Speeding, or as many know it, the tax you pay for having trying to get somewhere too fast or for trying to impress a hot girl on your date. Britain h...

Parents Release Video Of Last Moments Of Drug-Drive Sons To Warn Others Of Speeding Dangers

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

*Warning: video contains distressing content* Parents of two young men who were killed after crashing into a church while they were high on dru...

Amber Rudd Must Stand Up for British Industry and Consumers

Alexander Temerko | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Politics
Alexander Temerko

It's time for urgent action from the government to wake up to these market forces and what they mean for British consumers, British firms and British industry. We've failed to benefit from the plunge in prices; it's now essential not to be caught out by the rebound...

Iraqi Student Banned From Driving After Hitting 150mph On The M25 Now Just Relies On Uber Instead

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

An Iraqi student living in the UK was banned from driving after he undertook a car on the M25 while driving at 150mph - and now just relies on Uber to...

This Texas Student Was Banned From Driving, So She Got A Barbie Jeep Instead

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Most people would err on the side of caution after being slapped with a drink-driving ban, but not Texan student Tara Monroe - who now cruises around ...

Lucy Sherriff

This Teen Has Made A Website Which Will Fight Your Parking Ticket Fines For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Parking tickets. They're the bane of humanity's existence, the last straw for even the most zen of beings. So what if we told you there was a way of f...

People Petition For Kids To Have Driving Lessons At School

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

A petition has been launched asking the government to "save lives" by introducing driving lessons and road safety into the school curriculum. The p...

Why Is it So Difficult to Park a Car?

David Mooney | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Comedy
David Mooney

Rarely a day goes by where I don't end up in a car park that looks like the scene from a disaster movie, where vehicles have been left abandoned. All it would need is for a few to still have doors open to round off the illusion that they were deserted by those attempting to flee the terror that was destroying the city behind them.

A Love Story in D Major

Lara Platman | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

As I started my way back into the paddock I already felt heartbroken. I didn't know what to say. As we turned off the engine I remember people talking to me, I mean I could see them moving their lips towards mine. I could feel people asking if I enjoyed that.

Former Deputy Prime Minister Goes From Two Jags, To One Jag, To No Jags

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK

Former Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, has been banned from driving after being caught speeding in his Jaguar. The Labour peer has now gone f...

How Come Driving Is Such a Challenge?

Lykke Scheel Lyons | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lykke Scheel Lyons

I will let you in on a little secret: It took me about 70 lessons before I finally passed my driving test - on the 3rd attempt. You might think that 70 lessons isn't that embarassing - but what if I told you that these were all in automatic cars?

It's Official: Women Are Better Drivers Than Men

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An age-old debate may be over. According to a new survey, women are better drivers than men. Female drivers outscored males not only in in-car test...

Luxury Ireland by car

Olivia Greenway | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

If you enjoy driving, consider a trip around Ireland. Roads are relatively quiet, the scenery is varied and picturesque and you are never very far from the coast. Start at Dublin and pick up your hire car from the airport.

Honky Honk Women...And Men

Nick Abbot | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK
Nick Abbot

Fifty percent of drivers in the UK admit to breaking traffic laws, which means that the other fifty percent are lying. Everybody breaks traffic laws, it is what they are there for...

Terrifying Video Shows The Consequences Of Texting While Driving

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK

Texting while driving continues to be a worrying trend among young drivers and the experienced alike, and this new video has captured several moments ...

Apple Watch Must Be Banned for Drivers

Paul Singh | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Tech
Paul Singh

Smart watches have been around for a couple of years but now that Apple are involved wearable tech is about to go mainstream. But this presents a major problem - it is currently perfectly legal to drive a car whilst using a smart watch, and yet they are more dangerous to use when driving than a handheld phone.

Review: What's The Audi Etron Like To Drive In Real Life?

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

From pie-in-the-sky fantasy to a road-going reality, electric and hybrid cars are now firmly on the agenda, with a growing number of manufacturers off...

The Most Exciting Gadget Of 2015 Is The Car

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Conventional automotive technology has reached something of a zenith. For years manufacturers have been honing and refining petrol and diesel engines ...