7 Christmas-Related Driving Hazards

For UK drivers, December means short days, lousy weather and increased holiday traffic. And as if that isn’t enough, there’s a whole bunch of Christmas-related shenanigans to contend with. Weird and mostly wonderful, we’ve listed our top seven Xmas distractions that will test your driving concentration. 1. Extreme Christmas House Lights Most of us like… read more

Can We Finally Trust Manufacturers’ MPG Figures?

So many inflated mpg figures, so many disappointed motorists. How did manufacturers’ fuel economy claims go so wrong — and can we trust the official figures now? Way back in 2006, a friend of ours bought a shiny new Suzuki Alto. Frankly, it was a pretty terrible car: slow, poorly equipped, flimsy and dull to… read more