Transport http://govtoday.co.uk/transport Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:36:11 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Drivers still question vehicle repair safety http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13436-drivers-still-question-vehicle-repair-safety http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13436-drivers-still-question-vehicle-repair-safety

UK consumers are wary about the standard of vehicle repairs, according to new research commissioned by BSI.

]]>
vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Road Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:55:47 +0100
Funding for local transport http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13402-funding-for-local-transport http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13402-funding-for-local-transport

The National Audit Office has today published a report identifying issues and risks which may arise as the Department for Transport devolves more control over funding and delivery of transport services to local bodies.

]]>
vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Road Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:36:31 +0100
Government unveils generous HS2 compensation package http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/31-rail/13398-government-unveils-generous-hs2-compensation-package http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/31-rail/13398-government-unveils-generous-hs2-compensation-package

Residents affected by the first phase of HS2 from London to the West Midlands will be offered a comprehensive package of compensation measures which go significantly beyond statutory requirements, the government confirmed today.

]]>
vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Rail Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:20:45 +0100
Consumers value transport sector but remain wary of foreign truck drivers http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/29-freight/13397-consumers-value-transport-sector-but-remain-wary-of-foreign-truck-drivers http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/29-freight/13397-consumers-value-transport-sector-but-remain-wary-of-foreign-truck-drivers

With an overwhelming 96% of consumers agreeing that the road transport sector is important to the UK economy, continuing to improve safety and skills within the sector is of paramount importance.

]]>
vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Freight Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:12:15 +0100
New driving test service for Middleton http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13378-new-driving-test-service-for-middleton http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13378-new-driving-test-service-for-middleton

Driving test candidates in the Middleton area will benefit from a more convenient local facility when a new driving test service opens in the town next month.

]]>
vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Road Wed, 24 Oct 2012 09:03:34 +0100
Drainage work for M55 http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13348-drainage-work-for-m55 http://govtoday.co.uk/transport/32-road/13348-drainage-work-for-m55

Routine work to keep drainage along the M55 in Lancashire in good condition will be taking place next month.

]]>
vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Road Tue, 23 Oct 2012 08:50:49 +0100