The RHA has said research claiming that road building fails to cut congestion and bring economic benefits, whilst creating higher than expected pollution levels, is misguided. The Campaign to Protect Rural England looked at the economic and environmental impact of a number of UK road schemes built over the past 20 years with the eschewed aim of cutting congestion, creating jobs and delivering minimal impact on the environment. The End Of The Road? report looked at 13 road schemes that […]
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.
As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed.