Public still prefer cars for post-Covid travel

5 May 2021

The results of a survey asking people what modes of transport they used before the pandemic for various activities, and which they intend to use once all restrictions are lifted, will make disappointing reading for supporters of sustainable travel.

Safer smart motorways welcomed by transport sector

4 May 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England have announced that every new All Lane Running (ALR) motorway will open with radar technology in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly. In addition, all existing ALR motorways will have the technology fitted six months earlier than originally planned.

EU confirms the Brexit deal

4 May 2021

It has nothing on the front cover to differentiate it from the previous 148 editions published this year, but EU Official Journal L149 is likely to prove a collector’s piece.

Trade Act allows the UK to bring new trade deals into law

4 May 2021

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has welcomed the Royal Assent being given to the Trade Act which, she said, allows the UK to put the agreements it strikes as a newly independent 21st-century trading nation on to the statute books.