Mobile phone signals used to predict Britain’s traffic flow


Sensors are to be used to track cars’ movements around cities to control traffic lights and cut congestion.
Rising traffic leaves people more scared of getting on their bike

Rising traffic means fewer cyclists


The number of people taking to the road by bicycle has dropped amid mounting concern over traffic levels. Figures published by the Department fo
Deaths on British roads reach five-year high

Deaths on British roads reach five-year high


Figures released today show that the number of deaths on Britain’s roads continue to rise. A total of 1,792 people lost their lives in road traff
Speed camera warning as 1m drivers caught

Speed camera warning as 1m drivers caught


Almost one million motorists were caught speeding last year amid warnings of a surge in the number of digital speed cameras being deployed on the
British Government says drivers should be compensated over Volkswagen dieselgate emissions scandal

Government: VW should pay out over Dieselgate


The British government has said that drivers of Volkswagens affected by the Dieselgate emissions scandal should be compensated by the German car
Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC

Pothole damage doubles in a decade, according to RAC


Pothole damage continues to have British drivers shuddering, after the RAC revealed that rescue call outs hit a 10 year high for damage caused by...
Department for Transport won't close, says Number 10

Department for Transport to continue, says No 10


REPORTS OF the Department for Transport's death are exaggerated: Chris Grayling has been appointed transport secretary by Theresa May, the new prime...
Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions axed

Gone in a puff of smoke: UK spot checks on car emissions...


A cloud of grey-brown exhaust as a diesel car accelerates, an old car blowing blue oil smoke — sights like these are all too common on Britain’s...
Euro NCAP-style emissions rating promises to reveal vehicles' true pollution

Official real-world emissions test finds vehicles six...


A long awaited report by the Department for Transport into nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from cars sold in Britain has concluded that levels are...
Fines for unmanned roadworks in government crackdown on traffic chaos

Fines for unmanned roadworks in government crackdown...


The misery of sitting in a traffic jam at roadworks only to notice that no work is being carried out could end thanks to a government crackdown on...
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None for the road: Drink drive limit may be lowered...


The drink-driving limit may be lowered in England and Wales to make it illegal to drive after one pint of beer or a glass of wine
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Headphones that could prevent road accidents


They are a modern-day curse for cyclists and drivers alike: iPhone zombies who step off the kerb
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Local authority parking charge profits surge to record...


Councils are making record profits from parking charges, new figures reveal...