€1Mil. Paid In Fines For Using Mobile & Driving

  In 2021, fines for using a phone while driving totalled about €1 million.   Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri provided the information in response to a query from Nationalist MP Ivan Bartolo in Parliament.     According to Camilleri, €971,781.52 was paid for 9,599 cell phone violations.   The violation carries a penalty of […]

Woman Quits Driving Due To Lack Of Parking

  Have you ever gotten so fed up with searching for parking that you just stopped driving? Well, Carol McNulty from Sidney Street, Lincolnshire did just that because finding parking on her street was becoming too difficult.   Other residents also found the same problem with the state of parking in their street, saying that […]

Transport Malta Cancels All Practical Driving Tests Until Further Notice

  Transport Malta has just announced that as a preventative measure, and to abide by the guidelines issued by the Malta Health Authorities, the DPTTU (Driver Permits, Testing, and Training Unit) in Floriana will be closed until further notice.     This means that all planned practical tests scheduled for tomorrow and the coming days […]

Young motorists may be banned from night driving

Young drivers could be banned from driving at night under new plans to boost road safety. The proposal for novice drivers is being considered by ministers in England, after figures showed around a fifth are involved in an accident during their first year behind the wheel. The scheme could feature a series of restrictions, such […]

David Beckham banned from driving for six months

David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months. The former England captain, 43, was ordered to pay a £750 fine after admitting using his phone while driving. The father-of-four was given six points on his driving licence and banned from the roads after appearing at Bromley Magistrates Court. He was caught on his […]

Malta ‘wants to become Europe’s electric car leader’

Could this be another first for Malta? Joseph Muscat has called for Malta to become the European leader in electric car use. The Prime Minister urged Maltese drivers to ‘seriously consider’ switching to electric-powered vehicles and announced that ‘special benefits will be given to those who buy electric cars and charge them at home’. Addressing […]

Australians can now add emojis to their number plates

Want to add a smile to your Skoda or some hearts to your Honda? It’s time to head Down Under. Personalised number plates featuring emojis are being launched in Australia from next month. The decorative faces can be added to number plates in Queensland, with drivers having the choice between a winking, smiling or laughing […]

WATCH: Transport Malta launches Christmas road safety campaign

Malta’s drivers are being urged to ‘change their ways’ this Christmas. Transport Malta has launched a new festive road safety campaign, inspired by the novel ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens. The authority has produced a video, telling the story of a reckless motorist who is visited by a ghost and shown his bad driving habits. The road safety […]

WATCH: Dramatic moment car overturns in Marsa

Dramatic footage has gone viral, showing the moment a car overturned in Marsa. No-one was hurt in the accident, which happened at around 8.45am on Thursday morning. The video showed a young driver emerging from the car unscathed. The Volkswagen slammed into a wall as it tried to overtake a number of cars heading up […]