Tag : Department for Transport
The Department for Transport (DfT) has allocated £500m to local authorities in England to fix potholes and other roads issues.
‘Vital’ road upgrades to the tune of £93m have been given the go-ahead to fuel the economic recovery from the pandemic.
A new THINK! campaign combating winter lockdown speeding has launched from the Department for Transport.
The Government is to make it illegal to use hand-held phones in any way – including just touching them – under planned new legislation due from … Read More »
The Government is being urged to accelerate work to advance active travel take-up on the back of trends seen in lockdown.
Drivers could soon be able to receive advance warnings on traffic jams caused by roadworks from navigation apps powered by Artificial Intelligence.
The Department for Transport is ploughing a further £2.5m into funding for chargepoints on residential streets.
The Department for Transport has published its annual vehicle licensing statistics, showing a slight rise in the number of licensed vehicles in Great Britain despite a … Read More »
Ultra-low emission vehicles could get green number plates under a government scheme intended to incentivise ‘going green’.
A new digital system funded by the Government is to launch next year, bringing more accurate data for drivers to plan journeys and avoid roadworks.
Drivers are turning away from bus travel and increasingly resorting to using their cars, new Department for Transport data indicates.
More councils should look at adopting roadwork permit schemes to help cut congestion.
The Government is to give a further £100m funding to councils to repair potholes and other severe weather damage, the Transport Secretary has announced.
Department for Transport plans for drivers to have the ability to report road traffic accidents (RTAs) online have gone under public consultation and could bring a number of … Read More »
The Department for Transport has begun a 12-week consultation process to identify and upgrade vital A-roads as it creates a new Major Road Network across England.
Telematics devices and phone sensors could be deployed on council vehicles on English road to report on potholes under Department for Transport plans.
The Department for Transport has confirmed that the Transport for the North will get pioneering legal powers as it becomes the first sub-regional transport body in … Read More »
The Department for Transport and Volkswagen are being urged to take action as new figures show a third of Volkswagen cars with so-called ‘defeat devices’ remain … Read More »
Road deaths have stagnated for the fifth year running, according to the latest Department for Transport figures.
The Government has set out plans to introduce smart ticketing across England and Wales by the end of 2018.
The possible introduction of a new ‘green’ unleaded petrol variant could bring higher fuel bills for fleets, experts warn.
This week’s top fleet industry stories… Ultra-efficient Mazda petrol could beat diesels on fuel economy Mazda is to launch a new petrol engine using compression ignition … Read More »
New generations of connected cars will offer better protection against the threat of hacking under latest Department for Transport measures.
Employers, national governments and the EU are being urged to take action to tackle work-related road risk, as latest estimates suggest that up to 40% of … Read More »