Gavin Braithwaite-Smith

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

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Government creates pothole map of the UK

The government has teamed up with the likes of Uber and Deliveroo to create a pothole map of the UK and identify the worst-affected areas.

What to do if you have lost your driving licence

If you've lost your driving licence you can apply online for a new one. Although you'll be charged £20 for a new one, the process couldn't be simpler.

The best new car discounts

Discounts of more than 20 percent are available on some of the UK’s most popular new cars, including the Nissan Qashqai and Seat Ibiza

Do speed cameras still need painted road markings?

The history of UK speed cameras dates back to 1992, when the first Gatso was installed in London. Do cameras still require road markings?

Luxury dealer launches VIP London taxi

The Sutton VIP Class LEVC is a posh taxi created by luxury retailer Clive Sutton. It's perfect for travelling south of the river in style.

The best Amazon Prime Day deals for motorists

We've pulled together a list of the best Amazon Prime Day deals for motorists, including Echo Auto, AlcoSense breathalyser and Mobil 1 oils.

How to make a safe U-turn

A U-turn involves making a 180-degree turn in the road, so you end up facing the opposite way. Here's how to make the manoeuvre safely.

New tool reveals if you are paying too much for car insurance

A new online tool will tell you if you're paying too much for your car insurance. Drivers in London might want to look away now...

What is Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS)?

Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS) has been referred to as a ‘traffic jam chauffeur’. But what is ALKS and what does it mean for UK roads?

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Can you drive an MOT fail car if the previous test hasn’t expired?

You can drive a car after it fails the MOT test , but only in certain circumstances. We explain the current DVSA rules.

How Lexus defeated ‘the best car in the world’

In 1989, Lexus unveiled the LS 400, a luxury car aimed squarely at the Mercedes S-Class. Thirty years on, we celebrate the brilliance of Circle F.

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 explain the rules.

DVLA warns of onging delays for motorists

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has warned motorists to expect ‘significant delays‘ in the processing of driver and vehicle documents.

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 winter rubber