All future smart motorways must have life-saving camera system, government rules


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.
Government invests in road network and charging infrastructure

Government announces billions for road network


Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced investment in Britain’s road network worth billions.
Coronavirus: car dealerships open for click-and-collect

Car dealerships open for click-and-collect


NEW GOVERNMENT advice will allow car dealerships in England to open for click-and-collect sales, although showrooms won't open until June.
Smart motorways might finally be getting smart

Government tackles smart motorways after criticism


After years of public criticism, the government is making changes to smart motorways.
Transport Secretary cracks down on pavement parking

Government cracks down on pavement parking


Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced there could soon be new restrictions on pavement parking in order to make travel safer for pedestr
E10 eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps from next year, government says

Eco petrol to replace current fuel at pumps


The Department for Transport has announced the introduction of E10, a lower carbon fuel for petrol vehicles, as part of a push to meet CO2...
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.