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June 23, 2018 12:05 AM Highway robbery! We knew petrol was more expensive at motorway service stations... but we reveal everything else costs up to 70% more too

With petrol prices reaching their highest level in nearly four years, motorists are feeling the pinch. According to the AA, the UK average unleaded price rose to 129.5p a litre earlier this month — the most expensive since August 2014. If you travel by motorway, and don’t fill up before you hit the main road, it’s likely to be even worse. Service stations’ 8

June 22, 2018 6:57 PM Chinese woman DESTROYS a Ferrari 458 only minutes after renting it when she loses control and smashes through a barrier into oncoming traffic

This is the horrifying moment a driver writes off a priceless Ferrari just minutes after picking it up from a rental dealership. The clip, filmed in the city of Wenling, China, shows the female driver spin out in the £500,000 Ferrari 458 after losing traction in slippery conditions. Shocking footage shows the woman slamming into the side of a BMW and causing 10

June 22, 2018 11:38 AM 'Drink-driver' clocked at 132mph near Bedford

A suspected drink-driver was clocked speeding at an "unbelievable" 132mph (212km/h), police have said. The Ford Focus driver was stopped on a section of the A421 near Bedford at about 21:10 BST on Thursday. Police posted an image of the speed gun display on Twitter after the man was arrested. Officers said it was a "miracle" the motorist, who was found 7

June 22, 2018 1:00 AM Save £4 by filling up at the supermarket: Oil company branded garages charge more for a tank of petrol than the big four stores

Oil company branded garages are charging up to £4 more for a tank of petrol than supermarkets, according to an investigation. The AA has found that BP, Shell or Esso forecourts charge 5.5p per litre more on average than the Big Four stores – 130.2p compared with 124.7p. This equates to a £2.75 difference in the cost of filling up a 50-litre tank in a typical 8

June 20, 2018 6:19 AM Yet another reason not to use your phone while driving: Drivers to be hit with higher fines as police use new technology to catch you breaking the law behind the wheel

Motorists caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel could be fined up to $439 from July 1 as new technology is introduced to target guilty drivers. Police will hand down higher fines and mobile phone offences will be subject to double demerits penalties. An update to the Road Transport Legislation Amendment (Road Safety) Act will allow for the use of speed 6

June 18, 2018 1:38 AM Road accidents involving 'elderly' drivers

* 91-year-old woman died in Royal Perth Hospital after a two-car collision, June 14. * 73-year-old man saved from his burning car after it rolled in Gympie, Queensland, June 7. * Man in his 70s was lucky escape after flipping his car and caravan on the Kwinana Freeway south of Perth, June 6. * 75-year-old man died after his vehicle collided with a truck 1

June 17, 2018 12:41 PM Police and paramedics called to crash on M25 near Clacket Lane services

Delays remain on the M25 after a multi-vehicle crash brought traffic to a standstill. One lane is blocked while another has reopened following the crash, which was reported to police just before 1pm. The crash happened just before Clacket Lane services on the clockwise carriageway between junction five for Sevenoaks and six for East Grinstead 8

June 17, 2018 12:55 AM Home Secretary Sajid Javid reveals moped mugging

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has revealed he was a victim of a moped mugging in north London, shortly before he was given his latest Cabinet role. In a Sun on Sunday interview, Mr Javid said he reached for his phone to call a taxi outside Euston station when the thieves rode on to the pavement. They grabbed his phone and zoomed off, he said, leaving him "angry 7

June 14, 2018 7:06 AM Truckers object to ban on overnight parking

GROUPS representing thousands of truckers have hit back at claims lorry drivers are causing “a huge problem” by parking overnight in industrial estates. North East Truckers, which has 5,900 members, and SNAP Account, which works 70,000 drivers, said North Yorkshire County Council and Hambleton District Council must provide an alternative site to stop before 12

June 9, 2018 11:31 AM Driving school faces setback

DRIVING school owners in Broad Town have been told to stop using part of their property for business purposes. Sue Howe of Sue’s Driving school and her husband Simon are appealing to a planning inspector after they were issued a notification of enforcement by Wiltshire Council for a breach of planning control. The authority instructed them to stop using 9