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The Government is putting thousands of lives at risk by trying to water down EU air quality rules instead of prioritising action to cut pollution on UK roads – according to Parliament's green watchdog (the Commons Environmental Audit Committee)

The number of collisions on Greater Manchester roads has more than halved in the past decade, according to figures considered by transport leaders

Proposals to modernise the Drink-Drive Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) were announced by the Driving Standards Agency yesterday

 

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The number of deaths and serious injuries has fallen by four per cent year-on-year on British roads over the 12 months to June 2011

 

Presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff and Sustrans say that as many as 580 deaths and serious injuries among children could be prevented in Britain each year with the introduction of 20mph into urban areas where 30mph is the current limit

 

A new framework setting out the key competences expected of driving instructors and motorcycle trainers has been published today by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA).

 

Roads Minister Mike Penning today heralded the 25th anniversary of the M25 as a significant milestone in the evolution of one of Europe’s busiest motorways

 

Unnecessary Whitehall bureaucracy will be tackled and costs for councils reduced following the biggest review into Britain's traffic signing system for 40 years, announced today by Transport Minister Norman Baker

 

Leaving the clocks in British Summer Time (BST) would help to save lives and prevent injuries on UK roads, it has been claimed

 

A year-on-year fall of six per cent has been recorded in the UK for all casualties of all severities in road accidents during 2010, with the annual economic welfare cost estimated at £15 billion

 

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today announced a new onslaught on disruptive roadworks on London's streets

 

Accelerating infrastructure investment welcomed as poor state of transport network costs small firms £5,000 says FSB

 

Detailed information on specific speed camera sites has been published as part of the Government’s drive to increase transparency

 

Transport for London (TfL) will tomorrow begin a 12-week consultation on plans for a lane rental scheme that would give utility companies a clear economic incentive to reduce the scale and duration of roadworks on London's busiest roads, following the start of a national consultation by the Department for Transport (DfT) today

 

The Highways Agency is today calling on road users to help tackle roadside litter on England’s motorways and major A roads

 

Speed limits should be 20 mph outside schools, British motorists have suggested.More than two-thirds (67 per cent) of almost 4,000 individuals polled by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) stated they agreed with such rules being put in place.

 

Motorway lighting will be permanently switched off and removed on sections of the M1 motorway in Bedfordshire, reducing carbon emissions and light pollution, the Highways Agency has announced

 

Volunteers, childminders and care workers should be freed from the unnecessary and costly process of being licensed as minicabs following guidance published by Transport Minister Norman Baker today (August 3rd).

 

The £371 million A3 Hindhead Tunnel was opened by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond today (July 27th) - heralding the start of vastly improved journeys on the main route between London and Portsmouth.

 

Transport for London's MD of Surface Transport, Leon Daniels, today demanded an explanation from Thames Water after their works on the Marylebone Road again inconvenienced tens of thousands of Londoners for no purpose (July 25th)

 

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