The UK will face gridlock on the roads and ever worsening air quality unless the government tackles the country’s creaking infrastructure, according to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). It also said fuel duty needed to be overhauled and road pricing looked at again, despite a public backlash when it was last mooted. Lord Adonis, NIC chairman, said the current state of the country’s infrastructure could hold the UK back and that a long-term plan was needed to tackle the three […]
The Greater London Authority (GLA) will release a transport strategy by the end of the year, after Philip Hammond announced that mayor Sadiq Khan would be given further devolved powers in today’s budget.
In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris, Ashleigh and Chris chat about the cost of congestion on the UK’s roads, as two studies named the UK as one of the most congested countries in the world. And are HGVs to blame for the nation’s pothole-riddled roads?
The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”.