Tag : DfT
Drivers over the limit will face an increased chance of being prosecuted under new roadside breathalyser technology being explored.
The Department for Transport has rebuffed rumours that the its forthcoming Road to Zero strategy will mean only plug-in hybrid, electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles … Read More »
Brake has announced the agenda for its 2018 Fleet Safety Conference, which will see experts including from the Department for Transport speak on key road safety … Read More »
The Department for Transport has given the go-ahead for nationwide rollout of roadworks charging in a move to cut congestion.
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 »
A campaign is calling for the charge to heavy goods vehicles to reflect their impact on UK roads, the environment and other road users.
Conditions on local authority-managed ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ roads in England have gradually improved over the last decade, while unclassified roads have declined.
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 »
New government figures show car tax evasion has continued to increase since the 2014 abolition of the tax disc in 2014.
The Transport Select Committee is investigating ways to launch an all-encompassing transport app, aimed at making shared and public mobility as easy as using a car.
All cars and vans sold in the UK from 2040 will need at least full hybrid technology and the ability to drive only using electricity, the … Read More »
The Department for Transport has launched a competition of £15m in funding for research into low-emission technology for lorries, as well as cars and vans.
The possible introduction of a new ‘green’ unleaded petrol variant could bring higher fuel bills for fleets, experts warn.
The Government is running a consultation on allowing local authorities to charge utility companies by the hour during road works in a move to cut congestion.
Willingness amongst drivers to consider alternative forms of transport is on the rise, new DfT research indicates.
Introducing mandatory lessons on rural roads for learner drivers could reduce fatalities and serious injuries on UK roads, according to Brake…
The Department for Transport is considering raising the weight threshold for light commercial vehicles from 3.5 tonnes to 4.25 tonnes to offset their heavier drivetrains, in … Read More »
As the UK government sets out its plans to curb air quality issues across the UK, Alex Grant picks out the key points for fleets.
Local authorities can now bid for a share of £490m to target congested local roads.