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.
Roadside beauty spots to keep drivers alert - highways england plans - angel of the north, gateshead

Roadside beauty spots to keep drivers alert


England’s busiest roads are to be given a facelift under plans to prevent drivers nodding off at the wheel. Motorways and larger A-roads, often...
The future of transport: jetpack aviation

The future of transport: The next ride to work


Forget the bus: futuristic flying machines, rocket skates and electric skateboards promise to make our daily commutes far more exciting.
In pods we trust: enter the 700mph Hyperloop

The future of transport: In pods we trust


Underground tubes carrying passengers at speeds of 700mph may sound like a pipe dream, but Richard Branson has faith in the hyperloop.

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
Improved roads and more bypasses to be paid for by road tax

Improved roads and bypasses paid for by road tax


The government has announced plans to build new bypasses across Britain, as it attempts to tackle congestion in towns and cities. In a surprise
British roads are worse than Oman’s

British roads are worse than Oman’s and Namibia's


Roads in the UK are in a worse condition than in many other developed nations, even though Britons pay the world’s highest tax on fuel ...
Rail grant cut to put 190,000 trucks on road

Rail grant cut to put 190,000 trucks on road


British roads could be hit by up to 190,000 extra lorry journeys a year after “penny-pinching” ministers cut £4m of subsidy for rail freight...
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News: Luminescent paint lights the way on dark roads


ROADS THAT glow in the dark and don't require streetlights have arrived after a 500m stretch of highway using an innovative paint was opened in the...
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20 years of Clarkson: John Prescott's fabulous dream...


Jeremy Clarkson has a dream... of a time where buses have luxury seats, air-con and television screens
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20 years of Clarkson: Sunday drivers - danger lurking...


During the week Britain's motorways are an automotive ballet, but on a Sunday they are full of no-hopers