Speeding, drink-driving and using a mobile are Speeding, being over the drink-drive limit, using a mobile, and having no insurance are three of the better-known reasons motorists receive fines and penalty points, but there are others that you might be oblivious to. Here are 10 motoring violations that you might not realise could spell points on your licence or a fine.
The ultimate auction for Porsche fans: Rare, exotic and dilapidated models spanning 50 years go under the hammer (and there's even a tractor)
If you have a penchant for Porsches then this upcoming auction will send you into a frenzy of air-cooled, Targa-topped, flat-six celebration. It's the Porsche Club Great Britain's sale taking place on October 15, at the Silverstone race circuit in Northamptonshire, and it features some of the most collectible cars the German brand has ever created. We've picked our 25 favourites from the sale covering cars built from 1959 right through to 2010 with a few surprises along the way.
On your marks, get set, go! As carmakers continue to play Top Trumps, we reveal the 10 fastest accelerating cars you can buy in the world right now
To be the best, you've got to beat the rest. And these 10 cars do just that - not only do they stop the clock from 0 to 60mph in under three seconds, but they also beat every other car on the planet in the benchmark acceleration dash. Clockwise from top left: BAC Mono, Bugatti Chiron, Lamborghini Aventador, Caterham 620R
Paris Motor Show 2016: Forget the million-pound Ferraris and outlandish concepts... THESE are the 10 real-world cars you should be excited about
Everyone loves a crazy concept vehicle or a bank-busting hypercar, but the reality is these aren't the cars 99% of us will be looking to buy in the next six months. These 10 models, however, are. Top, left to right: Land Rover Discovery, Kia Rio, Citroen C3, Honda Civic, Mercedes AMG GT Roadster, Nissan Micra, BMW X2, Suzuki Ignis, Skoda Kodiaq.
The Beetle LSR (Land Speed Record) is far from the standard car you can buy from a showroom today from just under £17,000. The 2.0-litre petrol engine has been tuned to produce a staggering 542bhp - more than double the 216bhp standard power output. The one-off creation managed to set a top speed of 205.122mph over the distance of one mile.
Sporty SUV showdown: Jaguar F-Pace and Porsche Macan face off in the eagerly anticipated battle of the performance 4X4s. So who wins?
Power, prestige and practicality. The Jaguar F-Pace (left) and Porsche Macan (right) both offer plenty of all three, not to mention excellent on-road dynamics and a healthy dose of off-road ability too. But which one is best for you? We test their high-performance 3.0-litre V6 diesel models to find out.
Why would Apple be interested in a British F1 team? McLaren's Applied Technologies arm could be the answer...
According to the Financial Times, the California-based technology mega-brand has approached the British Formula One team to negotiate a strategic investment or even a buyout, with McLaren categorically denying the rumour. So what is it about the Woking-based company that could be attractive to Apple?
Bentley's first non-petrol car revealed: Bentayga diesel unveiled just a year after emissions scandal hit parent company VW
Luxury car-maker Bentley has launched the world's fastest and most powerful diesel off-roader with a top speed of 168mph - which it hopes will help accelerate an export boom. Priced from £135,800 and powered by a sophisticated new 'triple-charged' 4.0 litre V8 diesel engine, the new British-built Bentayga 4X4 sprints from rest to 60mph in just 4.6 seconds.
Off-duty AA man spots a nearly-new car fitted with 'death-trap' 20-year-old tyres unknown to the driver
An AA tyre technician's trip to pick up an online purchase on his day off may have saved the life of the man he was collecting from when he spotted his dangerous tyres. The combined age of the four tyres fitted to the three-year-old car - believed to be fitted by the used car dealership that sold it - were a staggering 64 years.
It will hit 60mph in 3 seconds and do almost 200mph, but can it really be civilised enough to use every day? We test the latest Porsche 911 Turbo
The 911 Turbo was once the pinnacle of Porsche ownership. But as the years have passed it's been superceded by more potent and race-ready models. Yet that switch in focus means the Turbo has now become a viable everyday supercar - and for that reason we think it could be the best 911 currently on sale.
Weird, wacky and wonderful: Ten of the best cars sold at the Goodwood Revival auction, from the £4.5m Porsche to a £113,000 MG Metro 6R4
As far as eclectic car auctions go, last weekend's Bonhams sale at the Goodwood Revival had one of the best arrays of assorted automobiles we've seen this year. It had everything from pre-war endurance racers to iconic 80s Group B rally cars as well as hugely collectible classics and an amphibious military vehicle.
Thinking of getting a new 66-plate car? We reveal sixty-six models you can buy in September with 0% finance
September is one of two bumper months for car sales with new vehicle registrations soaring on the back of the arrival of a number number plate. And the vast majority of these are bought on some form of finance - 85 per cent says the FLA .Here are 66 cars you can spread payments with and have no interest to pay, including, left to right, top, Honda Civic, Mazda 2, Renault Captur, inset, Citroen Cactus, Peugeot 5008, bottom, Nissan Juke, MG GS, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.
Just 20 of these open-top missiles will be made, all featuring a 6.5-litre V12 motor. But you might as well hang up on your account manager now because Lamborghini has already sold them all. If that's the case, you might want to consider a Ford GT - the carmaker has promised to double production of its 600bhp supercar to appease the massive demand for the vehicle.
Good riddance... or good investments? Britain's most common cars of the 70s and 80s are now some of the most endangered models on the road
They were the among the most-derided of their eras, but could now be a fantastic investment due to their rarity. Cars such as the Austin Metro, Morris Marina and Ford Sierra, that once dominated Britain's streets and driveways until relatively recently are now on the verge of extinction, according to classic car insurance specialist ClassicLine. The firm has now kickstarted a campaign to save a number of cars that were once responsible for transporting a nation, even if they were mocked by some users.