Transport for London (TfL) has introduced new 20mph speed limits across London in an effort to improve road safety.
The Government is being urged to introduce minimum personal safety standards that would require EV charging locations to be well-lit with monitored CCTV cameras and emergency contact buttons as a minimum to protect women and vulnerable users.
Forthcoming transport bill expected to include measures for country’s first-ever Road Safety Investigation Branch (RSIB).
New Department of Transport (DfT) figures show that there were 1,280 collisions involving e-scooters in 2021, compared to 460 in 2020.
Transport secretary Grant Shapps tells MPs new legislation to govern the use of e-scooters will be introduced.
PACTS is urging the Department for Transport to urgently address private e-scooter use in the UK following 11 fatalities and at least 900 casualties.
Tier has partnered with the personal safety app Flare to launch an ‘SOS’ emergency service for its micromobility riders.
A new whitepaper is urging an increased focus on training for those using private e-scooters in anticipation of legalised use in the future.
Hertfordshire County Council has said it wants to use enforcement cameras to replace width restriction bollards following a series of road incidents.
The Transport Committee has called on the Government to pause the roll-out of smart motorways due to safety concerns.
Zenzic and Thatcham Research have announced plans for a consumer ratings scheme for automated driving systems.
The Government has announced up to 500,000 more HGV driving tests will be made available each year to tackle the worldwide driver shortage.
Councils are to benefit from a multi-million-pound initiative to improve traffic light systems to cut congestion and emissions.
The Department for Transport is reviewing the role, governance and funding arrangements of the traffic commissioner function.
A new version of The Highway Code will be published in the autumn, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.
A package of measures to help tackle the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage has been announced by the Government.
Plans to reduce the national speed limit in Wales on residential roads and pedestrian streets will form part of the Welsh Government’s legislative priorities.
The Government has recommended face coverings be worn on public transport when coronavirus restrictions are lifted on July 19.
A tyre solution that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors to help predict breakdowns has been launched for last-mile delivery and cargo vans.
Self-driving vehicles could be allowed on UK roads by the end of the year, the Government has announced.