Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Tuesday 12th July 1966

53 years ago

British Transport Minister Barbara Castle stated that the 70 mph speed limit was to stay. The 70 mph limit for drivers on motorways was introduced just before Christmas 1965 by Transport Minister Tom Fraser following several pile-ups in the foggy autumn and winter of that year.