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UK has second worst road safety progress in Europe

The UK came 31st out of 32 European countries in terms of progress in reducing road deaths over the past 10 years, new statistics have revealed.

 
 
  • Has the DfT done its decarbonisation homework?

    Tim Byles CBE, executive chairman and founder of social investment company Cornerstone Assets, says the delayed Transport Decarbonisation Plan is central to ensuring the speedy roll-out of the charging infrastructure needed to persuade the public that electric vehicles are the future.

     
  • Councils can issue traffic fines from December

    Powers to enforce moving traffic offences will not be extended to local authorities in England outside London until the end of the year, a Department for Transport minister has said.

     
  • Scottish Greens could back SNP roadbuilding

    The Scottish Green Party has not ruled out supporting a Scottish National Party (SNP) administration that continues with major roadbuilding plans such as the A9 dualling, despite the country again missing its target for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

     
  • Birthday honours again highlight COVID response

    Women and men who have helped keep the transport network running during the pandemic have again been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

     
 

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  • Customer experience beyond the carriage

    Following the launch of the Williams-Shapps plan, Hugo Jamson, creative director at NewTerritory, argues that rail needs rethinking end-to-end if it is to continue as a viable and valued part of our transport infrastructure.

     
  • Emily Yates, co-founder of the Association of British Commuters, calls for the urgent release of guidance promised by the Department for Transport in the National Bus Strategy.

     
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