Expect 10% rise in school run traffic next week, says AA


Nerves over public transport and restrictions on car sharing may lead to jams
Milan introduces scheme to reduce traffic after lockdown

Milan's scheme to reduce post-lockdown traffic


The northern Italian city of Milan has introduced an ambitious scheme to reduce traffic on its roads after the coronavirus lockdown has ended.
Ancient road network costs UK economy £7bn per year

Ancient roads contribute to £7bn loss from traffic


A study published today has found that drivers on Britain’s roads spent an average of 115 hours in traffic last year, costing £894 per driver.

Revealed: the UK's most heavily congested cities


New traffic data analysis claims to have revealed most congested cities in the UK — and contrary to popular belief, London isn't top of the list.
Revealed: the most and least frustrating places to drive in Britain

Revealed: the UK's most annoying spots for drivers


New research claims to have found the places in the UK that are most likely to get on the nerves of British motorists
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Scented candles 'more polluting' than busy roads


New research suggests that a burning a scented candle at home can expose you to more harmful emissions than standing next to a busy road.
Motorists to be paid up to £3,000 to give up cars

Motorists to be paid up to £3,000 to give up cars


Private vehicle owners in Coventry will be given as much as £3,000 in exchange for surrendering their car and switching to public transport.
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New Jaguar tech 'talks' with traffic lights


Jaguar claims its new system, which prompts drivers when there's a red traffic light ahead, will help reduce journey delays caused by congestion.
Electric cars will clog up our roads over next three decades, says study

Electric cars could clog up our roads, says study


The number of vehicles on British roads could grow by up to 51% over next three decades, according to the DfT.

Road users to be encouraged to use M6 Toll


More road users will be encouraged to use the M6 Toll road at peak times, if new plans are officially given the go-ahead.
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Phone signals used to predict UK traffic flow


Sensors are to be used to track cars’ movements around cities to control traffic lights and cut congestion.

Britain among world’s worst for traffic jams


Britain has been named among the ten most gridlocked countries in the world with motorists spending 31 hours a year stuck in peak-time traffic.
Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads

Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads


A new generation of mini-motorways are to be created across England to combat congestion amid warnings that traffic will rise by more than a thir