The latest statistics from road safety charity, Brake, show that there were 1,766 deaths on UK roads last year, a 10% increase from the previous year. Deaths caused by breaking …Read More
Millions of people across England are being encouraged to travel by bus next year, as a new government scheme caps fares at £2.
Over 130 bus operators outside London will be …Read More
UK councils have stockpiled almost 1.5 million tonnes of salt ready to spread on icy roads and pathways this winter, according to the Local Government Association’s (LGA) annual weather resilience …Read More
The Government has launched a new THINK! campaign that aims to improve the safety of those most at risk on the roads.
The ‘Travel Like You Know Them’ campaign draws attention …Read More
The UK’s first-ever road safety body will be introduced to investigate and prevent casualties on our nation’s roads. The government has announced that the new Road Safety Investigation Branch (RSIB) …Read More
Cars will soon be banned from driving and parking on the roads close to a Newcastle primary school. Newcastle City Council has said that the streets will be closed to …Read More
The standards of local bridges across the country are declining, with the number of bridges that fully collapsed in the UK increasing by 70% last year.
2020 saw 10 local bridges …Read More
National Highways is now considering an overhaul of its road marking strategy after new findings on the reaction of road markings on road surfaces. However, the findings have been met …Read More
A new apprenticeship scheme has been launched in the UK to try and tackle the HGV driver shortage.
The on-the-job training system has been created by training provider Seetec Outsource in …Read More
The future of intelligent street lighting can be seen more clearly now, thanks to a five-month trial by National Highways. The project, Illuminate, which was conducted by the government-owned company …Read More