Investing the same level of funding into the road network as the £55.7bn earmarked for HS2 would deliver four times the economic growth, according to a report commissioned by FairFuelUK (FFUK). The report, Roads Investment for UK Growth, by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, argues that investment into the UK’s roads has taken a backseat to rail in recent years, resulting in an underfunded, uncompetitive road network which is undermining the UK’s economy. It calculates that, with UK […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.
Local councils near the Severn Crossing are considering congestion charges to cope with rising traffic levels triggered by the scrapping of tolls on the bridge.