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New analysis from leading road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has revealed which roads have claimed the most casualties.
The research shows which local authority areas have had the greatest and smallest reductions in numbers of people killed or seriously injured in the past year.
Nottinghamshire, Tower Hamlets and Chester topped the charts, with 98, 81 and 78 people killed or seriously injured on the roads in these areas in 2013 compared to 2012.
‘I spy,’ toilet breaks and the inevitable bickering over directions are all hallmarks of the long car journey.
Being cooped up with other people often ends in an argument and new research from the AA has revealed exactly what ticks us off the most.
Unsurprisingly rows over which route to take tops the list, followed swiftly by driving too fast and not asking for directions.
New digital driving records are set to reduce premiums by cutting car insurance fraud.
The individual records of all British motorists are being put online in a digital database this summer.
A grandmother believed to be the county’s oldest female drink driver has been banned from the roads.
Betty Teague, 85, failed a roadside breath test after police pulled her over.
The grandmother-of-nine is thought to be the UK’s oldest drink driver.
She says that she drank just one very small vodka and coke.
Driving while using your mobile is ranked as risky as driving after having a few drinks.
Taking your eyes off the road for even a moment to make a call or try and reply to a text can have tragic consequences.
But motorists have been left fuming as figures confirm fears that fewer and fewer offenders are being caught by police.
A woman gave birth on the side of the motorway after police blocked in her speeding father.
Her father was driving her to hospital at breakneck speeds of 100mph as her labour was already well underway.
Tiffany Ellmore gave birth on the hard shoulder of Hampshire’s M275 motorway on Friday evening after the police chase.
A learner driver has been nicked on suspicion of car-jacking his instructor in the middle of a lesson.
Police in Birmingham arrested a 22-year-old in connection with the robbery.
A lorry driver was caught using Skype while driving on Britain’s busiest motorway.
The French driver was having a webcam chat with a computer on his dashboard as he drove along the M25 last night.
Police had received a call after 9pm from a fellow motorist who thought they had seen the driver watching television while driving at junction 12.
Mobile speed cameras in Bristol and Somerset have caught drivers speeding at almost three times the speed limit.
Figures from Avon and Somerset Police show the top five speeds recorded between April 2012 and April 2013.
One motorist was caught driving at 86mph in a 30mph zone and another doing 125mph in a 70mph zone.