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

Saturday 10th August 1872

146 years ago

The British Government passed the first legislation clamping down on drunk-drivers. The Licensing Act made it an offence to be drunk in charge of carriages, horses, cattle or steam engines. The penalty was a fine not exceeding 40 shillings or imprisonment for one month.