Planning by fleet decision-makers could be required to accommodate new Government cycling proposals within fleet policies.
Plans to increase walking and cycling in England include fines for motoring offences and the country’s first ‘zero-emission’ city.
Campaign for Better Transport suggests wants Government intervention so local transport networks are based on active travel, shared and public transport.
New regulations allowing trials of rental e-scooters will come into force on July 4, 2020, transport minister Rachel Maclean has announced.
One in three people questioned say they are permanently planning to stop car-sharing, with two in five declaring that giving people a lift to work is now a thing of the past.
Plans for new garden towns and villages will leave residents car dependent, new research by Transport for New Homes suggests.
The Government has changed enforcement rules to allow the use of cameras to fine drivers who flout new road restrictions aimed at encouraging cycling.
Cities across England are adopting road layouts to provide more space for cycling and walking as coronavirus restrictions begin to be lifted.
Cycle to Work guidance has been updated to include e-bikes in an effort to help more commuters to make greener journeys.
During its annual road safety week, charity Brake is urging fleets to be Bike Smart. Ben Rooth reports
Bikers and cyclists are 63 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured on British roads, per mile travelled, than car drivers, new research from Brake suggests.
The DfT has launched a consultation on whether a new law equivalent to causing death by dangerous driving should be introduced for cyclists.
One fifth (20%) of cyclists and drivers experience fear for their own safety while using UK roads, a social study carried out by Cycleplan has found.
The UK’s single-carriageway A roads are not fit for cyclists and building segregated cycle routes should be the Government’s priority for roads investment.
The Government has outlined plans to help people to walk and cycle more, as it hopes to persuade drivers to leave their cars at home for shorter journeys.
Volvo Car UK has reintroduced LifePaint, the hugely popular reflective spray designed to increase the visibility and safety of cyclists.
Addison Lee has become the first private hire vehicle company in the UK to partner with cycling charity London Cycling Campaign.
With the number of cyclists on UK roads increasing, public sector fleets are turning to driver training and technology to reduce accidents involving their vehicles and vulnerable road users.
Councils across the country have won nearly £21 million of funding from the government to promote green forms of transport.
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