Recent articles by Joe Finnerty

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta

Record-breaking private plate to go on Ferrari 250 SWB

28 Nov, 2014

DVLA smashes British record as 25 O sells for £518,000, will sit on Ferrari previously owned by Eric Clapton

Road rage

It's official: Britain is the worst country in the world for road rage

24 Nov, 2014

Survey reveals Britain has angriest motorists, with distracted driving also an issue on UK roads

Star rating road sign

UK roads could get star ratings after report slams safety

12 Nov, 2014

Road Safety Foundation wants A-roads to achieve at least three-star rating

Learner drivers on Motorway

Driving tests of the world: the fiendishly hard to the amazingly easy

10 Nov, 2014

We compare driving tests from around the world to find the simplest and toughest places you can learn to drive

Volkswagen Jetta fuel pump

Fuel costs at four-year low and Government demands more cuts

6 Nov, 2014

Oil suppliers to be told by Treasury to pass on savings to drivers at the pumps

Subaru Outback - Eyesight test

Exclusive: we test Subaru's Eyesight autonomous safety system

3 Nov, 2014

We try the Subaru Eyesight safety system on the new Outback, due to be launched in 2015

Speed limit sign

Fake signs fool drivers into speeding fines

22 Oct, 2014

Drivers unwittingly breaking the law due to phoney speed limit signs

Driving glasses blurred vision

Millions driving blind as they're too vain for specs

22 Oct, 2014

Shock new survey reveals motorists' poor eyesight

Diesel motorway pollution smog traffic

Diesel car pollution is 25 times over legal limit

16 Oct, 2014

New report reveals even the newest diesels are breaking pollution limits when tested in real-world conditions

Damaged police car

Police spend £127million on car maintenance

14 Oct, 2014

Our exclusive investigation reveals police forces overspending vehicle fleet budgets by millions

Hydrogen fuel cells

Government to invest £11million in hydrogen fuel

9 Oct, 2014

Business minister announces 15 working hydrogen stations in the UK by 2015

Traffic jam

Diesels causing illegal air pollution levels across the UK

7 Oct, 2014

New report shows diesel emissions caused 90% of the UK to reach illegal air pollution levels in 2013

Electric car charging

EU drops targets for number of EV and hydrogen stations

7 Oct, 2014

EU scraps official targets for number of EV and hydrogen stations to be installed by member countries by 2020

Halewood factory

Best month for new car sales in a decade

6 Oct, 2014

September marks the biggest month for car sales since 2004 and 31 months of consecutive growth

Mileage clocking

Car clocking: is mileage correction legal?

11 Sep, 2014

We look at hi-tech mileage correction companies in the UK - and ask if what they do is really legal


Apple Watch - is the 'iWatch' legal for driving?

10 Sep, 2014

Is it legal to use Apple Watch wearable technology while driving?

Drink driving

Female drink-drive convictions almost double

9 Sep, 2014

New report calls on drink-drive limit to be lowered as number of female drink drivers has risen since 1998

Parking meter

Hospitals will ignore curbs on their parking charges, say ministers

3 Sep, 2014

Ministers warn hospitals won't adhere to new Government guidelines that try to stop "tax on the sick" charges

Peugeot 508 SW child seat

Kids' car seats carry more germs than average toilet

2 Sep, 2014

A new study has revealed children's car seats carry a range of germs and bacteria

Uninsured car seizures

Crushed: Met shows the way in £3m uninsured driver purge

28 Aug, 2014

Met police account for 38,000 of 90,000 total cars seized in the UK last year

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