Half of £75m fund to lower motorway pollution has gone unspent


Almost half of a £75m fund intended to bring down the levels of pollution on the UK’s motorways has gone unspent, an official review has found.
Environmentalists start crowdfunding appeal to stop government road building scheme

Campaigners to take DfT to court over road plans


The UK government is facing backlash from environmentalists regarding plans to inject £27bn into a road-building programme.
Transport Committee launches e-scooter enquiry

Transport Committee launches e-scooter enquiry


The Transport Committee is undertaking an investigation into the feasibility of allowing electric powered scooters onto the roads of Britain.
Petrol and diesel car ban could be brought forward to 2032

Petrol and diesel ban could now be banned by 2032


The UK government's plans to ban all sales of new petrol and diesel cars could come into force even earlier than anticipated.
Plan to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2035 is 'extremely concerning', warns UK motor industry

Petrol & diesel ban 'extremely concerning'


The government's plans to accelerate the ban on new petrol and diesel car sales have been slammed in no uncertain terms by the UK motor industry.
Department for Transport green number plate electric cars concept Renault Zoe example

Green number plates 'could be a security risk'


A UK security watchdog has suggested plans to introduce green number plates for electric cars could make them more enticing to criminals.

Blue Badge misuse soars by 60% in four years


New government statistics show Blue Badge misuse prosecution levels has shot up across England over the last four years.
Green number plates for electric cars are only a short term solution, says RAC

RAC 'not impressed' by green plates plan


According to an RAC spokesperson, authorities may have to pull the plug on green number plates "pretty much as soon as they bring them in".

Electric car grant to be scrapped


Transport secretary Grant Shapps confirms the electric car grant "will go eventually" — but hasn't said when the government will pull the plug.

Drink-drive deaths at highest level since 2009


New figures show the numbers of people killed or seriously injured in drink-drive accidents have risen to their highest levels since 2009,
Disabled Blue Badge holders only parking sign

Drivers with anxiety can now apply for Blue Badges


Motorists with non-visible ailments including arthritis, autism and anxiety are now eligible for a disabled driver blue badge.
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Town 20mph speed limit 'essential' say campaigners


Several transport and travel charities in Britain have joined forces to lobby for a default 20mph speed limit in built-up areas across England.
Government considering 'alcolocks' to curb drink-driving offences

'Alcolocks' being considered to curb drink-driving


The Department for Transport is considering using alcohol ignition interlocks, or 'alcolocks', to help rehabilitate drink-driving offenders.