Fixing the current road maintenance backlog will take local authorities 12 years based on today’s budgets, the Asphalt Industry Alliance has warned. In it latest Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey, published today (3 April), the AIA welcomed the new investment in the country’s road infrastructure the government has made available from April 2015. It added this would return road maintenance budgets to where they were before the 2010 spending review took place, providing inflation does not erode the […]
Current traffic management policy is seriously flawed, adding to congestion, encouraging dangerous driving, increasing fuel consumption and emissions, and costing vehicle operators and tax payers a fortune, a new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested.
Road infrastructure, Clean Air Zones and the adoption of alternative fuels top the list of challenges reported by fleet and mobility managers over the next five years.
As work begins this week to close off major routes in London to lorries, cars, vans, hauliers are calling for lorries to be exempt from the ban.