Tag Archives: Department for Transport

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 »

Online service being introduced by Government to help drivers report accidents

Department for Transport

Drivers could soon be able to report accidents online, making it quicker and easier, under new proposals by the Department for Transport. Many police forces already allow victims to report crimes online and this could be extended to crashes in a bid to modernise the service, Roads Minister, Jesse Norman will tell the National Roads Policing Conference today (30 January ... Read More »

First M.O.T test to remain at 3 years after consultation

M.O.T

The wait for the first M.O.T test on cars and motorcycles won’t be extended to 4 years due to safety concerns. Ministers put road safety first as they today (18 January 2018) decided to maintain the period before a car’s first MOT test at 3 years. The move comes after a Department for Transport consultation last year to consider changing ... Read More »

Chargemaster set to install 150 charge points for Lancashire CC

Chargemaster

Chargemaster recently announced that they will be installing 150 electric vehicle charge points in Lancashire, as requested by the region’s County Council. The roll out will begin in the first months of 2018, which will include 18 Ultracharge rapid chargers, offering CCS CHAdeMO and Type 2 charging. Also included will be 66 dual socket fast units for use with a ... Read More »

Ford announce names for their Chariot commuter shuttle services

Chariot commuter service

Ford’s Chariot commuter shuttle service is set to hit the streets of London after confirming earlier this month that they had plans in mind for 6 London routes. The car giant said it is planning six initial routes for the capital, which have now been published by Transport for London (TfL) in its London service permit bulletin, and are now open ... Read More »