The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network. The inquiry, for which it is currently inviting written submissions, will look at a number of specific areas including: • How much the policies set out in the Government’s Action for roads paper will improve the strategic road network for road users. • How well Government policy for roads links in with its planning for other transport modes. • Whether Government forecasts for […]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged £100m of investment aimed at improving local roads as part of a bid to reignite the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November).
Pressure is mounting on the DfT and Treasury to ringfence the money raised by the HGV Road User Levy for the benefit of the road transport sector. The levy, which could begin in April 2014 if approved by Parliament, and will see operations pay a daily charge of up to a £10 or a maximum of £1,000 a year per truck to use of UK roads, is expected to raise net revenues of £20m. Almost all of this will be […]