Road users are being urged to report poor road signs on motorways and A-roads in a bid to force Highways England to improve signage across the UK’s major roads network. The Sort My Sign campaign, launched by Transport Focus, aims to pressure Highways England to make signs, including electronic signs, clearer to improve safety and reduce driver stress. The information from road users will be used by Transport Focus to create a map identifying poor signs which will be used […]
The government has given councils £500m to fix potholes in the country’s roads, after research found motorists believe them to be a bigger problem than drink driving.
The HGV Road User Levy Bill has successful completed its second reading in the House of Commons, bringing road charging for all operators a step closer. The bill, which remains on course to see the introduction of a levy for both domestic and foreign registered vehicles in the UK by April 2014, was unopposed and is now at committee stage. The maximum daily charge under the levy will be €11 (£8.90), with UK operators receiving a VED offset to make […]
Industry warned it faces “potentially catastrophic” hacking threat amid cyber attacks on NHS deliveries
A UK cybersecurity centre needs to be established to prevent “potentially catastrophic” hacking of autonomous vehicles by criminals, according to a groundbreaking project.