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Learner drivers to be allowed to drive on motorways from June

Learner drivers

Learner drivers will be allowed to take lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales from June 2018. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) this week confirmed that the law would be changed following a consultation on the matter last year. Announcing the decision on Thursday, the DVSA said that it would help improve learners’ knowledge and ensure more ... Read More »

Low emission zones among TfL funding announcement

Low emission zones

The Mayor of London, London Councils and Transport for London (TfL) have recently announced a substantial funding pot of £766,000 for three local boroughs to improve their air quality. The project is being dubbed as the ‘Neighbourhoods of the Future’ and includes a new school low emission zone in Camden, electric charging points for Hackney, a zero emission street and ... Read More »

Lack of road maintenance spending could hit London’s profitability, says FTA

FTA

The FTA (Freight Transport Association), which represents more than 16.000 of the UK’s logistics businesses, says the Mayor’s announcement of a freeze on non-essential road repairs could cause damage and delays which will have a disastrous impact on the capital’s ongoing financial profitability. The Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross, has announced that all non-essential road improvements in the Capital ... Read More »

UK bus coverage hits a 28-year low

Bus coverage decline in UK

The UKs bus network shrunk to the lowest overall coverage last seen in the 1980s, shrinking almost 134 million miles over the past decade alone. This figure alone highlights the need for an alternative transport method for rural areas which can pick up the pieces from where the bus companies have left cracks up and down the country. The current ... Read More »

Renault release details of their Master Z.E

Master Z.E

After seeing the Renault Master Z.E concept vehicle at the CV Show in 2017, we have been anticipating the arrival of this new model. Set to compete in the electric LCV market along with Mercedes-Benz e-Sprinter, set to be available in 2019 and VW’s e-Crafter which is set to be available this year. The Master Z.E range will include 6 versions(3 lengths, ... Read More »