A new digital service to provide motorists with accurate data on street works called Street Manager will launch next year.
CBI report – Driving Delivery: Turning plans into action on regional infrastructure – shows complexity of infrastructure decision-making and a lack of transparency
The DfT has launched a consultation on whether a new law equivalent to causing death by dangerous driving should be introduced for cyclists.
New figures from the DfT show that 9,040 people were killed or injured on Britain’s roads in 2016 where a driver was over the legal limit for alcohol.
Instead of using the car to get from A to B, private and business motorists will choose multi-modal options, experts predict.
The Government has launched a call for evidence on the impact of emissions from brakes, tyres and road wear in an effort to tackle all sources of pollution.
The Government can mandate electric vehicle (EV) charge points at motorway services after the Autonomous and Electric Vehicles Act passed through Parliament.
Competition to bring a new mobile breathalyser to the market launched, while RAC Foundation asked to trial a new approach to road casualty investigations.
Go Ultra Low will be holding a debate on the future of electric vehicles at this year’s Hay Festival, with transport minister Jesse Norman on the panel.
New laws introduced that will allow drivers to use remote control parking and other advanced driving assistance (ADAS) systems on British roads.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has dismissed reports that it is planning a ban on the sale of certain hybrids from 2040.
Competition watchdogs say they are considering a request from the transport secretary Chris Grayling to investigate fuel prices at motorway service stations.
The effects of a harsh winter have taken their toll on UK roads, with breakdowns caused by potholes in the first quarter of 2018 the third highest since 2006.
New figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) reveal that the number of diesel cars licensed in Great Britain stood at 12.4 million at the end of 2017.
The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) has updated the environmental label for new cars to highlight which models will be hit by diesel tax supplement rises this month.
The DfT says safety remains paramount, which is why it is supporting the industry with “full and proper trials and safe testing environments”.
Safety campaigners are urging the Government to reconsider the drink drive limit in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond made the commitment in last November’s budget. But, MPs have questioned the Government’s commitment.
A further £100 million is being given to councils to help repair potholes following recent bad weather and to protect local roads from future severe weather.
Changes in England, Scotland and Wales, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt.
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