Gavin Braithwaite-Smith

Writer with a penchant for #FrenchTat. Also doing a passable impression of Cousin Eddie in an Italian-German beige motorhome.

The history of in-car entertainment

From the first car radios in the 1920s to wireless Apple CarPlay, we tell the story of in-car entertainment.

6 hours ago

Rolls-Royce Ghost (2010) review

Short of things to do, we go in search of the nation’s best fish and chips in a Rolls-Royce Ghost.…

2 days ago

Winter tyres: should you make the switch?

Winter is coming, so should you invest in a set of winter tyres? Here's our guide to choosing the right…

2 days ago

Which countries drive on the left?

Around a third of the world drives on the left. Here are the countries where this is the case, plus…

1 week ago

How to improve your vision when driving in the dark

Research reveals that half of UK motorists struggle to see when driving in the dark. We explain some ways to…

1 week ago

London ULEZ charge: How to check if you need to pay

The Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) is designed to improve air quality by charging certain vehicles to enter London. We…

1 week ago

What is a Low Traffic Neighbourhood?

A Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) is designed to discourage or restrict use of cars by non-local motorists. But the concept…

1 week ago

How and when to use your hazard warning lights

Hazard warning lights must be present and working for your car to pass its MOT. But how and when should…

1 week ago

How to avoid being a victim of lockdown car fraud

Motorists are being warned to be on their guard following a spate of car-related scams and fraud during the coronavirus…

2 weeks ago

Updated plans for England’s notorious ‘Missing Link’ road

Highways England has updated its proposed designs for the 'Missing Link' route in Gloucestershire, linking the M5 and M4 motorways.

2 weeks ago

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