The Government has awarded 32 local authorities a share of £93.4 million to repair roads and bridges.
Technology trials aimed at improving driving conditions and reducing the time fleets spend in traffic jams will receive a share of £1.5m Government funding.
A planned ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans, as well as hybrids, could start as early as 2032, the transport secretary Grant Shapps has said.
The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles will be brought forward to 2035 and will now include hybrids, the Prime Minister will announce today (Tuesday February 4).
Funding increased and plan to give drivers real-time information about places to charge their electric car revealed.
Newly published Vehicle Licensing Statistics have revealed that the number of electric cars has more than tripled in Q3 compared to the same period in 2018, increasing by 234%
The Rental Vehicle Security Scheme, launched in December 2018, was introduced by the Department for Transport to help mitigate the risk of vehicle terrorism.
The Government has launched a consultation on introducing green number plates for zero emission cars.
The Government says there is a need to go “further and faster” to reduce transport emissions to reach its net zero emissions target by 2050.
The Government says previous concerns over the impact an increase would have on pollution could need revisiting with a rise in electric vehicles (EVs).
Data from the Department for Transport (DfT) reveals that defective brakes contributed to a total of 3,894 accidents from 2013 to 2018.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced there were 1,784 reported road deaths in 2018, compared to 1,793 reported in 2017 – a 1% fall.
Innovative and tech-focused transport start-ups are invited to bid for a share of £960,000 in Department for Transport (DfT) funding.
MPs on the Transport Committee have called for an outright ban on pavement parking across England and criticised the DfT for failing to take action.
The first £70m of funding will create 3,000 new rapid charge points, more than doubling the number of rapid charge points across the UK by 2024.
Britain’s worst drivers have been revealed, with Halifax having the most motorists with penalty points on their licence, according to exclusive research by Vantage Leasing.
The Government has allocated an additional £2.5 million to fund more than 1,000 new chargepoints on residential streets.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is opening a £348 million funding competition to help improve local roads over the next four years.
DfT has awarded almost £40m to 12 projects aimed at transforming the UK’s electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.
Areas where accident rates are highest could benefit from a new sign that warns of hazards due to animals in the road.
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