Department for Transport

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

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

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