Millions of pounds have been spent in just two years repairing the potholes blighting roads across the north and north-east.
A cut in the number of traffic police officers has led to a significant drop in people being prosecuted for driving while using a mobile phone, the RAC has told the BBC.
The Highlands have topped a British league of having the most road miles without mobile phone coverage.
The price of petrol rose by 6p per litre in May – the biggest monthly increase in the past 18 years.
Campaigners yesterday launched an attack on on "unprincipled fuel suppliers" who they say are using Brexit uncertainty to keep the benefits of reduced oil prices and wholesale falls from road users.
A crackdown on drivers who flout safety rules at level crossings will be launched today.
The parents of a teenager who died in a horrific crash have called for tougher laws to help curb the high death toll on north and north-east roads.