Average speeds rose and delays plummeted on England’s roads when the coronavirus lockdown was introduced, according to new figures.
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The majority of car drivers exceed the speed limit on 30mph roads, new figures show.
All revenue and cost risks from Great Western Railway (GWR) will continue to be held by the Government until at least June 2021, the train operator’s parent company has announced.
There has been a 3% annual rise in the number of drink-drive crashes on Britain’s roads, new figures show.
The opening of Crossrail has been delayed again until the “first half of 2022”, the company building the railway has said.
Hands-free driving could be a reality in the UK in less than a year after the Government announced a consultation on the groundbreaking technology.
Emergency Covid-19 funding for bus and tram operators in England is being extended ahead of expected increases in demand next month, the Government has announced.
Deaths of older people on Britain’s roads increased by 8% last year, according to new figures.
Road traffic is quickly approaching pre-pandemic levels, new figures show.
A £600 million rail investment proves the Government is “getting on” with the Northern Powerhouse, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said.
Face coverings should not be made mandatory in shops, a senior Cabinet minister has said, but they should be worn out of courtesy and consideration for others.
Restrictions on using public transport are reportedly set to be eased as the Government urges people to return to work rather than stay at home.
Road traffic has returned to more than four-fifths of pre-pandemic levels, new figures show.
Drones capable of carrying 220lb (100kg) loads more than 620 miles (1,000km) are to be used to ensure the Isle of Wight’s hospital can maintain essential medical supplies in the fight against Covid-19.
More must be done to understand the risks posed by drones to public safety and privacy, with clearer penalties, the Government has been told by a group of MPs.
An Aberdeen councillor has slammed proposals that could lead to restrictions on young drivers fearing it could hit the north-east hardest.
Labour is launching a new policy to reverse cuts to 3,000 bus routes in England and Wales.
The UK maritime industry is to use virtual and augmented reality in seafarer training as part of Government plans to innovate in the sector.
The number of electric cars in use around the north-east has grown in the past year.
Train companies will publish more real-time information to enable tech firms to develop better travel apps, under plans announced by the Government and the rail industry.
Dozens of motorists across the north and north-east have more than 12 points on their licence but are still driving on the roads.