Welsh Government to propose 20mph speed limits on restricted roads

The Welsh Government has proposed to introduce a 20mph speed limit on restricted roads across the country. Restricted roads are mainly in residential and built-up areas where there are lots of pedestrians and include roads where street lights are placed no more than 200 yards apart. The government said reducing the speed from 30 to […]

Car, bike and e-scooter sharing app to expand to ten cities by the end of the year

A transport app that offers a core ride-hailing product and car, bike and e-scooter-sharing service has raised more than £500 million and will expand to 10 UK cities by the end of the year. Bolt is currently available in the M25 area around London, Windsor and Maidenhead, airports including Stansted, Luton, Southend-on-Sea and Gatwick, Milton […]

CAZ benefits go beyond the boundary, according to new research

The work of Clean Air Zones goes beyond the boundary of where they are actually situated, according to new research by the Environmental Defence Fund (EDF). To examine the ‘reach’ of Greater London’s CAZ for heavy-duty vehicles, EDF analysed a dataset produced by INRIX, which represents trips in a sample week. Looking at data from September 2019, EDF […]

Nynas working towards breaking new for lower carbon roads

In a recently published white paper, Nynas outlines benefits and carbon footprint calculations for an upcoming range of binders incorporating biogenic material. The new product range, which will contribute to lowering the carbon footprint of a road will be launched during the autumn 2021. Extending the useful life of the pavement is one of the […]

Scotland’s Rest and Be Thankful faces further closures

Scotland’s picturesque but landslip-threatened road the A83 Rest and Be Thankful is facing further closures over fears of mudslides due to heavy rain. The road has already been closed this week over fears heavy rain could cause disruption, but following an early morning safety inspection, all traffic is now using the trunk road under traffic […]

RAC criticises Khan’s London fines plan

The RAC says London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to increase the maximum penalty charge notice on red routes in the capital from £130 to £160 as “unnecessary”. GB News quotes RAC head of roads policy Nicholas Lyes as saying, “Only last week, the mayor announced hikes to the Congestion Charge, and now he follows this […]


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