Alternatives to road pricing, smoking in cars... and nude Lotus drivers
9 March 2007

The Geneva motor show might have dominated the headlines here at Autocar.co.uk this past week, but there’s been plenty more happening in the automotive world at MyAutocar.com.

Almost two million people signed up against the government’s road pricing proposals, but what’s the alternative? Should we make the driving test harder, should we clamp down on untaxed, uninsured cars and their unlicensed drivers, should we demand better public transport? Join the discussion at MyAutocar.com by clicking here.

We all know we shouldn’t use hand-held mobile phones in our cars these days, but surely it’s even more dangerous to be driving along with a lit cigarette in your hand.Should smoking in cars be banned? Vote here.

Finally, this week the mysterious Silencer has been answering all the questions you never dared to ask.Find out why Lotus owners should drive in the nude, why Alfa Romeo issues good luck trinkets to drivers and why the next Ford Focus RS will have at least 780bhp. For the questions to the answers you never expected to read, visit the Silencer here.

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Maserati Levante S GranSport
    First Drive
    20 October 2017
    Get ready to trade in your diesels: Maserati’s luxury SUV finally gets the engine it’s always needed
  • Jaguar XF Sportbrake TDV6
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The handsome Jaguar XF Sportbrake exhibits all the hallmarks that makes the saloon great, and with the silky smooth diesel V6 makes it a compelling choice
  • Volkswagen T-Roc TDI
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    Volkswagen's new compact crossover has the looks, the engineering and the build quality to be a resounding success, but not with this diesel engine
  • BMW M550i
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The all-paw M550i is a fast, effortless mile-muncher, but there's a reason why it won't be sold in the UK
  • Volvo V90
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The Volvo V90 is a big estate ploughing its own furrow. We’re about to see if it is refreshing or misguided