What’s in Store for Diesel Drivers in 2017?

Last year, we discussed potential trouble ahead for diesel drivers. It was a highly emotive subject – something proven by the 26 pages of comments we received about the article. Now, 2017 seems set to be the year that diesel drivers are hit with a perfect storm of issues and difficulties, with chatter already building more »

Petrol Prices Rise as we Enter 2017

As 2017 gets underway, it’s slightly depressing to have to report that UK drivers are now paying more for a litre of fuel than they have for the past two years. At the time of writing, the average price of a litre of unleaded stands at 117.7 pence per litre, with diesel at 120.3 pence per more »

Learner Drivers: Coming Soon to a Motorway Near You?

It’s always been a rather strange anomaly that learner drivers in Britain are not allowed to drive on motorways as part of their driving instruction. However, as soon as a new driver has passed their test, they are free to immediately drive on faster and more hectic roads than they are likely to have experienced more »

PetrolPrices.com: Predictions for 2017

Predicting petrol prices in an increasingly unpredictable world isn’t an easy thing to do! However, that doesn’t mean we cannot try. As we head into 2017, it’s inevitable that we’ll wonder what the new year may have in store for motorists, so in this article, we’ve summarised some of the things we think may come more »

PetrolPrices.com: A Look Back at 2016

The past year was nothing if not eventful in many respects! We’ve seen a vote to leave the EU (complete with no shortage of political drama in the aftermath), and the controversial presidential success of Donald Trump over on the other side of the pond. Before we move into what seems likely to be an more »

Driving Home for Christmas?

“Driving home for Christmas” can sound quite appealing when you hear the seasonal song from the comfort of your own home. However, “top to toe in tailbacks” is the more likely reality for those of you who have to actually do it at the same time as everyone else. Christmas travel delays are as much more »

Great Christmas Gifts for Petrol Heads!

If you have any true motoring enthusiasts to buy Christmas gifts for this year, you have plenty of options. There are lots of items aimed at “petrol heads” and you still have time to order something in time for the big day. We’ve trawled the Internet to find some items that car-obsessives will be glad to more »

What can we Expect from Christmas Fuel Prices?

We don’t like being the bearers of bad news here at PetrolPrices.com, but it now seems all but certain that we’ll see significant rises in the cost of petrol and diesel between now and Christmas. According to our figures, average prices have already begun to edge up. As we discussed last week, the OPEC nations more »

Five Perfect Christmas Gifts for Drivers

We all have certain friends and family members who are really difficult to choose presents for. Thankfully, if you have an enthusiastic driver to buy for, there are plenty of options available to you. We’ve had a good search of the web to help you with some ideas. In this list we’ve provided a mixture more »

What’s YOUR Driving Personality?

What kind of driver do you think you are? Are you placid and relaxed, or does a red mist rapidly descend when somebody cuts you up or does something else on the road to wind you up? Are you a speed demon, or is always sticking to the limits your hard and fast rule? A more »

Will Petrol Prices “Rocket” by Christmas?

The last few weeks have been rather depressing for those who keep a close eye on petrol prices. After four months of price increases, the tail-end of November saw daily averages begin to fall, helped primarily by a supermarket price war – but it seems as if those reductions may only be temporary. (It’s also more »

Roof Racks and Roof Boxes: Five of the Best

Roof racks and roof boxes are a great way to extend your storage space and carry extra objects from A to B using your vehicle. Long gone are the days when a roof rack simply meant a couple of bars to which objects could be untidily and haphazardly strapped. There are now all kinds of more »

Britain’s Roads: The Most Jammed in Europe

If you’ve sat in a traffic jam recently on Britain’s roads, you’re not alone. It will come as no surprise to anyone who regularly drives in the UK that our roads are very busy, but the proof is now in that they’re actually the most congested in the whole of the EU. The proof comes more »