UK roads melt during UK heatwave


Local councils perform emergency works as increasing temperatures cause some road surfaces to melt.
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

UK's £27bn road-building plan hits legal logjam


Environmental objections hold up government’s road building plans and could lead to traffic chaos.
Cyclist received £200k in damages due to pothole

Single pothole payout cost council nearly £250,000


A cyclist in St. Helens received a £200k government payout after suffering multiple injuries from a fall caused by a pothole.
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.
This weekend expected to be busiest of 2021 for UK’s roads

Busiest roads of 2021 expected this weekend


Around 11 million motorists are expected to take to Britain’s roads this weekend.
Budget 2021 rules for cars and drivers

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans


Rishi Sunak's fiscal plans for roads, cars and vans, including fuel duty, VED road tax, pothole repairs and electric vehicle incentives.
Thousands lay asleep on Okinawan roads last year

Thousands lay asleep on Okinawan roads last year


Okinawa, the smallest island that makes up Japan, is experiencing an epidemic of people lying down to sleep on its roads.
What Not to Wear presenter apologises for saying she wants to “kill” cyclists

Fashion star sorry after 'kill cyclists' comment


Fashion adviser Susannah Constantine has apologised for saying that she wanted to "drive into cyclists wearing lycra".
Cars to be banned outside schools

Cars to be banned outside schools


Cars will be prohibited outside schools at certain times in order to protect students in polluted areas from vehicle fumes.
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.
Pothole-related breakdowns increase due to winter storms

Spike in pothole-related breakdowns


Storms at the beginning of the year have contributed to an increase in pothole-related breakdowns, according to new statistics.
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.
Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer - Budget 2020

Budget 2020: Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlines plans


Today's Budget was not only Rishi Sunak's first real test in his new role as Chancellor but potentially the trickiest for the Treasury in years.