Milan to introduce traffic-reduction scheme after lockdown


The northern Italian city of Milan has introduced an ambitious scheme to reduce traffic on its roads after the coronavirus lockdown has ended.
Ancient road network costs UK economy £7bn per year

Ancient roads contribute to £7bn loss from traffic


A study published today has found that drivers on Britain’s roads spent an average of 115 hours in traffic last year, costing £894 per driver.

Revealed: the UK's most heavily congested cities


New traffic data analysis claims to have revealed most congested cities in the UK — and contrary to popular belief, London isn't top of the list.
Revealed: the most and least frustrating places to drive in Britain

Revealed: the UK's most annoying spots for drivers


New research claims to have found the places in the UK that are most likely to get on the nerves of British motorists
Chinese police officer piggybacks old man across busy road

Chinese policeman piggybacks old man across road


A Chinese police officer assisted an old man crossing a busy road, by carrying him piggyback-style across the street.
Ohio driver caught reversing at speed down congested highway

Video: Driver caught reversing at speed on highway


A US driver narrowly avoided having a major accident, after reversing at speed along a busy stretch of the US Route 33 highway in Ohio.

Road users to be encouraged to use M6 Toll


More road users will be encouraged to use the M6 Toll road at peak times, if new plans are officially given the go-ahead.
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Phone signals used to predict UK traffic flow


Sensors are to be used to track cars’ movements around cities to control traffic lights and cut congestion.
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Oxford calls for cable car to tackle traffic


It is known for its dreaming spires but Oxford may be about to get a new addition to its famous skyline.

Britain among world’s worst for traffic jams


Britain has been named among the ten most gridlocked countries in the world with motorists spending 31 hours a year stuck in peak-time traffic.
Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads

Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads


A new generation of mini-motorways are to be created across England to combat congestion amid warnings that traffic will rise by more than a thir

Traffic jam cost rises to £9bn a year


Highways chiefs have been ordered to reduce the time taken to reopen motorways after accidents as figures showed that traffic jams cost the econo
Road workers get combat training after attacks rise

Road workers get combat training after attacks ris


Road workers are being taught military close-combat skills after some reported being shot at, driven at and threatened with machetes and baseball