The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has increased by more than a million in just 12 months, official figures suggest.
Separate charges for entering the ULEZ and congestion charge zone, as well as proposed charges for the new Blackwall and Silvertown tunnel, should be replaced with a road-user charging scheme.
A disparity in the number of drivers detected for speeding offences suggests a postcode lottery, according to Home Office figures.
Fleets will have greater protections against bogus parking penalties as new measures to clamp down on rogue private parking firms become law.
Local highway authorities (LHAs) across the country are increasingly adopting the ‘risk-based’ approach to fixing roads, says the RAC Foundation.
The one-off cost of clearing the total maintenance backlog for the near 72,000 council-managed road bridges in Great Britain has increased by a third, according to the RAC Foundation.
How fast electric vehicles (EVs) can be ‘refuelled’ could undermine efforts to provide an adequate public chargepoint network, suggests a new report for the RAC Foundation.
Councils in England have seen their parking ‘profits’ rise by almost a third (32%) in just four years.
One in five (19%) of vacancies advertised on a jobs database said that having a car or a driving licence was a requirement, according to the RAC Foundation.
Grant-eligible vehicles were sold at a rate more than six times higher than normal, causing officials to put the new scheme in place on Sunday (October 21)
Delegates at industry briefing call on the Government to make a clear decision so fleet bodies can work with ministers to achieve the best outcome for all. By Stephen Briers
From April to July, private parking companies requested 1,479,152 sets of vehicle keeper records from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
The Government has been criticised by renewable energy experts for launching another consultation on E10 petrol (petrol with 10% renewable bioethanol).
Councils in England are on course to generate a combined ‘profit’ of £885 million in 2018/19 from their parking operations – a 13% increase year-on-year.
Competition to bring a new mobile breathalyser to the market launched, while RAC Foundation asked to trial a new approach to road casualty investigations.
The number of tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has surged by almost a million in just 12 months to a new high, the RAC Foundation suggests.
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.
Drivers were issued with a record number of parking tickets on private land in the third quarter of 2017-18, according to Government data.
Government ministers have thrown their weight behind a private parking members’ bill introduced by Sir Greg Knight MP.
Almost 3,500 council-maintained road bridges in Great Britain are substandard, according to new research from the RAC Foundation.
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