Department for Transport

Elongated truck cabs get Government green l...

Feb 15, 2022Comments off

New truck cab designs that help to reduce fuel consumption have been approved for use on UK roads. The new rules will allow fleet operators

The Highway Code

Changes to The Highway Code

Jan 28, 2022Comments off

From tomorrow, 29 January 2022, rules for all types of road users will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people

Busy smart motorway

Smart motorway rollout to be paused

Jan 12, 2022Comments off

The rollout of new smart motorway schemes will be paused until a full five years’ worth of safety data is available, as the Department for

Department for Transport

Department for Transport: £93m for road up...

Feb 01, 2021Comments off

As part of the Government’s commitment to fuel the economic recovery from Covid-19, the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today (Saturday 30 January) pledged £93m for

Christmas travel

£3million for coach services to meet Chr...

Dec 14, 2020Comments off

A support package worth up to £3million that will enable coach operators to provide additional scheduled services over the Christmas travel window, has today [Saturday 12th December] been announced by

Christmas travel

Christmas travel measures

Dec 04, 2020Comments off

With more people likely to opt for personal rather than public transport due to the pandemic, coupled with a short 5-day Christmas window, seasonal travel

haulage

Consultation on next steps for more environ...

Nov 10, 2020Comments off

Longer goods vehicles that increase productivity and reduce haulier emission levels could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as the Government today (Monday 9

casualties

DfT confirms 2019 casualties ‘broadly...

Oct 05, 2020Comments off

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