E10 fuel: What is it, how will it affect you and can your car run it?


Last year, the Department for Transport announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles.
UK traffic

Climate challenge to £27bn road plan rejected


The government takes another step towards £27bn roads investment after a High Court injunction by a climate group is rejected.
Return of hard shoulder to motorways would endanger drivers, says government minister

Return of hard shoulder 'risks 25 extra deaths'


Reinstalling hard shoulders on smart motorways may cause at least 25 extra road deaths per year, according to a government minister.
Stonehenge road tunnel plans put Unesco world heritage site status in danger

Stonehenge road tunnel plans risk Unesco status


The proposed Stonehenge bypass tunnel puts the monument's status as a world heritage site at risk, Unesco has warned.
Government announces winners of £20m zero-emission vehicle competition

EV battery health checker shares £20m green grant


The winners of a government-funded £20m zero-emission vehicle competition have been announced.
Smart motorway development paused after legal threat

New smart motorway paused after legal threat


The development of a new smart motorway across the Pennines has been paused after a retired vicar threatened a legal challenge.
No new smart motorways to open without stopped vehicle detection system installed

All new smart motorways must have stopped car tech


Every new section of smart motorway designated as "all-lane running" (ALR) must include technology that can automatically spot broken down cars.
Inoperative smart motorway cameras mean motorists go unpunished for driving in closed lanes

Drivers in closed motorway lanes go unpunished


Motorists are escaping punishment for committing traffic offences on smart motorways due to a lack of working enforcement cameras.
Green new E10 fuel could lead to higher pump prices

Green new E10 fuel could lead to higher prices


A green new fuel set to be introduced in September could cause drivers to pay more for their fuel, it has been warned. 
Lorry drivers stuck at border will be given access to France upon negative coronavirus test

Deal struck with France to allow freight to resume


The chief of the Road Haulage Association has praised the Transport Secretary after a deal was struck allowing essential travel to France.
New Green number plates for electric cars in UK

Green plates may influence one in five to buy a EV


Those who buy electric cars from today (December 8) will be eligible for a green-accented number plate that affords the driver on-road benefits.
Government to announce seven new smart motorways

Government to announce seven new smart motorways


Seven more controversial smart motorways will be announced today as the government reveals a specialist unit to accelerate road upgrades.
Green number plates for electric cars to be introduced in UK from this autumn

Green number plates for electric cars by autumn


Green number plates for electric cars will be introduced to the UK as early as this autumn, the government has announced.