Transport laws are about to change, thanks to the government’s new Future of Mobility Urban Strategy, which will reassess the ways in which goods and people move about the UK. In particular, this strategy will observe how electric vehicles, including e-scooters and e-cargo bikes navigate roads, and what this means …Read More
Councils across the UK are working hard to improve road safety around schools, with a number of new initiatives being proposed to keep the children safe.
Trafford Council is looking to introduce on-the-spot fines of £80 to parents who leave their car engines running while waiting to pick up their children …Read More
Cornwall can expect to see some new changes implemented between some of its major towns, with funds being pooled to improve various initiatives, including new cycle paths and habitat and heritage projects.
Highways England and Cornwall Council will be spending £27 million this year throughout Cornwall to help improve road safety …Read More
The UK Government have announced their plans for a consultation to regulate the use of car tyres, based on their age.
The new restrictions would ban the use of tyres that are aged 10-years or older on buses, coaches, mini-buses and heavy goods vehicles (HGV). The announcement follows a government research …Read More
The government has big plans this year to go greener with various projects, to reduce rising air pollution levels on UK roads.
London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone aims to improve air quality by imposing exhaust emissions standards on vehicles in the area. By April 8 2019, the government aims to reduce …Read More
Highways England have assured road users that they are ready to deal with the threat of drone attacks on the strategic road network (SRN).
After interference from drones caused significant disruption for over 36 hours at Gatwick airport during the 2018 Christmas period, concerns have been raised that drones could …Read More
Robot valets have now come to the UK to make parking at our airports a more efficient process. London Gatwick Airport is expecting to start trialling the machines in August 2019 for a few months. The robots will then be reviewed and a verdict will be reached as to whether …Read More
A new survey conducted by Select Car Leasing has found that 60% of 18-34-year-olds believe it should be made compulsory for drivers to resit their driving test once they hit 60. They also feel that periodic refresher exams for over-60s should be made mandatory. Currently, drivers don’t have to renew …Read More
New reports from the RAC have sparked concerns on the complications that could interfere with driving abroad for UK citizens, if a no-deal Brexit is confirmed. If a no-deal Brexit is agreed by the government, UK drivers may require further documentation if taking their car to the EU or driving …Read More
Multiple military bases in the UK have began implementing a new road safety initiative. This follows the shocking revelation that armed forces personnel are significantly more likely to be involved in a road traffic accident.
The data, collected between 2013 and 2017, revealed that UK armed forces personnel are 62% more …Read More