Department for Transport

casualties

DfT confirms 2019 casualties ‘broadly...

Oct 05, 2020No Comments

Evidence points towards Britain being in a period when the number of road fatalities is ‘broadly stable’ but not falling, the Government has conceded. The

pavement parking

Transport Secretary announces pavement park...

Aug 31, 2020Comments off

Pavements could be made safer for people with disabilities and families under new proposals to ban antisocial parking unveiled by the Government today. Parking on

pothole mapping

Government accelerating pothole mapping pro...

Aug 28, 2020Comments off

A first-of-its-kind audit into the pothole mapping in England has been launched today (Friday 28 August) by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, aided by data from

pre-lockdown

Van and heavy goods traffic returns to pre-...

Jul 23, 2020Comments off

Light commercial and heavy goods vehicle traffic has returned to pre-lockdown levels according to figures released today by the Department for Transport (DfT). The DfT

Road Closures

DfT moves to help councils impose road clos...

Apr 27, 2020Comments off

The DfT has moved to make it easier for local authorities in England to impose car-free streets during the coronavirus pandemic, in a bid to

MOT

Vehicle owners to be granted MoT exemption ...

Mar 25, 2020Comments off

Vehicle owners will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing, enabling them to continue to travel to work where this absolutely cannot be done

smart motorway

Measures to ‘raise the bar’ on ...

Mar 13, 2020Comments off

The Government has confirmed dynamic smart motorways are being abolished, in an effort to ‘rebuild public confidence’ in the motorway network. The move comes as

Transport Secretary

Transport Secretary drives forward progress...

Feb 25, 2020Comments off

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is today (February 25) accelerating progress to make the UK a world leader for accessible travel as a new Government campaign

The fuels behind the future of green transp...

Jan 02, 2020Comments off

Household waste, unused straw from farmland and old wood will be amongst the unusual components used by four world-leading UK-based plants to produce the fuels

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

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