Could Malta eventually have more cars than people?

Malta could soon have more cars than people, if new figures are anything to go by. The number of vehicles on Malta’s roads now stands at an astonishing 394,955, according to National Statistics Office in Valletta. That’s an incredible rise of 12,350 in just a year. To put things into perspective, the human population in […]

This Maltese motorist is having a worse day than you

A driver is lucky not to have caused an explosion after driving away from a petrol station in Malta with the nozzle still in his fuel tank. The motorist, who has not been named, had forgotten to remove the hose before driving off, knocking over the fuel dispenser. Shocking footage of the acccident in St […]

Hands-free mobiles ‘should be banned while driving’

Drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones in England and Wales, according to road safety experts. They warned that current laws give the ‘misleading impression’ that hands-free options are safe. Expert told MPs at Westminster that taking a hands-free phone call was as dangerous as being over the legal drink-drive limit. They urged […]

Malta’s highest earning speed cameras revealed

The highest earning speed cameras in Malta have been revealed – with one site raking in an estimated €2,000 a day from speeding motorists. The top 10 most lucrative cameras netted an estimated €3 million over a 12 month period in 2017, based on the latest figures from the National Statistics Office – Malta. The […]

You could be fined for wearing flip-flops while driving

As the summer temperatures soar in Malta, many of us have been driving around in string vests and swimming shorts. Some even opt to wear flip-flops for their journey down to the supermarket – or else go entirely bare foot. But is this legal? Being in a car as temperatures soar is especially difficult, but […]