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Under pressure

12 May 2015 09:00

A new technology which radically simplifies tyre pressure checks is beginning trials at one of the UK’s busiest motorway services, and could become a valuable tool for fleets, reports Alex Grant.

97% of motorists believe motorway services parking should be free

07 Apr 2015 09:46

The vast majority of motorists believe parking at motorway service stations should be free according to a new poll by Motorpoint.

Wirral Council runs duty of care mock trial to highlight importance of MORR

30 Mar 2015 11:00

Intended to highlight the potential consequences for a company if one of their workers is involved in a road traffic collision whilst driving for work, a ‘mock trial’ has been run by Wirral Council.

A-roads to be turned into 'expressways' under Highways England plans

23 Mar 2015 10:25

Some of England’s busiest A-roads are to be turned into ‘expressways’ whilst smart motorways will also be rolled out to help improve traffic flow, according to a report.

Highways England to take over motorways and major A roads from 1 April

12 Mar 2015 11:32

The Government has confirmed that the new government-owned Highways England company will take over running motorways and major trunk roads from the Highways Agency on 1 April 2015.

Drivers get to grips with Dart payments

27 Feb 2015 10:50

More than 90% of chargeable journeys made at the Dartford Crossing during December have now been paid for, the Highways Agency has revealed.

DfT sets out £43m funding for plug-in vehicles

26 Feb 2015 11:52

The Government has set out UK support for plug-in vehicles up to 2020, with £43m to be used for infrastructure and research and development.


Motorway service stations accused of ‘profiteering’ over parking charges

10 Feb 2015 13:18

The Government is being urged to play its role in overturning the steep penalties being charged by motorway service stations to tired drivers who overstay their permitted parking time.

BVRLA outlines 2015 challenges & opportunities for fleets

13 Jan 2015 10:20

The BVRLA has set out the main challenges and opportunities for the vehicle and leasing industry in 2015 as it predicts continued growth in almost every area of the sector.

Highways Agency issued with Crown Censure following traffic officer’s death

12 Jan 2015 11:09

The Highways Agency has been issued with a Crown Censure – the equivalent of a criminal prosecution – for alleged safety failings following the death of an experienced traffic officer after being struck by a car on the M25.

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