Department for Transport

1,754 road deaths recorded in 2018

Sep 30, 2019Comments off

Final casualty statistics for 2018 are in line with the provisional figures published earlier in the year – showing continued stagnation when it comes to

DriveTech comments on DfT Reported Road Cas...

Jul 26, 2019Comments off

Commenting on the Reported Road Casualty statistics published by the DfT 25 July 2019, Charlie Norman, Director at Drivetech, part of the AA, said: “We

DfT injects £348m into boosting local road...

Jul 20, 2019Comments off

The Department for Transport has today (Saturday 20th July) announced nearly £350 million is being made available for councils to improve local roads up and

Transport Secretary leads the way in transi...

Jun 14, 2019Comments off

The Transport Secretary has set out plans for the government to move towards completely ultra-low emission car fleets over the next decade. Last year’s Road to

Action required to improve major roads to m...

Nov 28, 2018Comments off

In new research from Transport Focus, the independent transport user watchdog, disabled road users identify a number of changes that could radically improve their use

New MOT standards improving our air quality

Nov 26, 2018Comments off

Following changes to the MOT test on 20 May 2018, more than 744,592 cars have failed the emissions test. The cars have either been taken off

Road-side checks for lorry emission cheatin...

Oct 08, 2018Comments off

Cheat devices mean a lorry can produce up to 20 times more dangerous emissions. The DVSA has now become routinely checking lorries they stop at

TruTac makes it easy for operators affected...

Aug 16, 2018Comments off

On May 20th, 2018 the Department for Transport (DfT) revised the rules regarding vehicle testing exemptions. Consequently, the DfT estimates around 29,500 HGVs be required

Motoring agencies must deliver a more unifi...

Oct 08, 2014Comments off

A thing of the past? The Department for Transport must ensure that the recently reorganised agencies serving motorists work harder to deliver a better service

‘Investment where most needed’:...

Jan 20, 2014Comments off

Department for Transport research will investigate ways to improve long-standing road hotspots in Norfolk

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