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Full information about speed cameras will be published by local authorities and the police for the first time, Road Safety Minister Mike Penning announced today (June 27th)

Congestion charging is no longer in place in some parts of the capital and Transport for London (TfL) has announced the end of the Western Extension of the Congestion Charge Zone has so far proved a success (June 7th)

Drivers and taxpayers are set to benefit after the Highways Agency today announced the award of a new seven-year contract to provide traffic information to the millions of people who use the strategic road network every day (June 2nd)

 

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The damage caused to England's roads by two successive cold winters could cost as much as £13 billion to repair, the Labour Party have warned (May 24th)

 

Motorists are being warned to insure their vehicles ahead of a new crackdown to tackle the menace of uninsured driving (May 23rd)

 

A Government strategy to tackle congestion caused by motorway closures and drive down the £1bn annual cost to the economy was unveiled today by Roads Minister Mike Penning ahead of a national summit (May 19th)

 

More direction is needed from the coalition when it comes to road safety in the UK, an organisation has insisted (May 17th)

 

Plans to improve road safety education while taking tough action against the small minority of dangerous drivers were set out by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond today (May 11th)

 

A joint £1 million fund to research and develop new technology to reduce the disruption caused by road works was announced today by the Transport Secretary, Philip Hammond and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson (10th May)

 

Road users are reminded that the Highways Agency has completed or suspended almost 80 per cent of roadworks on motorways and major A roads from six o’clock this morning, leaving 99 per cent of its road network clear of works until the morning of Tuesday 3 May(April 21st)

 

Local authorities are being urged by Regional and Local Transport Minister Norman Baker to consider the use of permit schemes that help to reduce the disruption caused by road works(April 13th)

 

The total cost of bringing Britain's roads back up to scratch could exceed £10 billion, a new study claims.According to the research by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA), there are now more than two million potholes on the nation's highways for the first time(March 31st)

 

Councils have today(March 24th) been told how they will benefit from the doubling of funding available for repairing potholes as announced in yesterday’s Budget

 

A project to widen two stretches of the UK's busiest motorway could have wasted £1bn of public money, MPs have saidThe Highways Agency gave poor cost estimates for the M25 scheme and did not look at possible cheaper alternatives, the public accounts committee found.The MPs also questioned why it had taken nine years to sign a contract with a private company to do the work.

 

The Deputy First Minister for Wales has announced the start of an innovative new framework to encourage more people to use sustainable modes of transport for local journeys

 

Investment in low emission cars is a key priority for the motoring industry over the next five years, a group of top industry executives have said

 

Hitting a kerb or another object as a result of snow and ice causing vehicles to slide on the road could affect the alignment of vehicles, it is claimed

 

Government has published its Growth Review Framework for Advanced Manufacturing

 

The Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Sir Gus O'Donnell is pleased to announce the appointment of Lin Homer as the new Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport

 

A lack of maintenance on local roads is costing billion of pounds per year, it has been suggestedResearch conducted by YouGov indicated there exists a shortfall of £800 million in funding for such work on local authority highways.

 

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