Department for Transport

Andrew Gilligan

Magtec leads project to accelerate adoption...

Jul 07, 2022Comments off

Magtec is heading a £3.25m government-backed project to help accelerate the adoption of zero emission trucks for NHS Wales and help support uptake across the

Tyne Bridge

Major road and bridge upgrades to boost eco...

Jun 06, 2022Comments off

Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will benefit from reduced congestion and improved connectivity through a £160.8 million investment for four major road projects across England. Today

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