DfT publishes business case guidance for ZEBRA scheme

24 June 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) has now added business case development guidance for Local Transport Authorities (LTAs) and their partners (outside London) wanting to take advantage of the zero-emission buses regional area (ZEBRA) scheme.

Professional driver fatigue a major road safety problem

21 June 2021

A 60-page report by the European Transport Workers Federation (ETF) reveals that levels of professional driver fatigue throughout Europe are at epidemic levels. The study has been welcomed by the UK’s leading union which said it mirrored its own findings.

Wales and Scotland confirm cautious exit from restrictions

21 June 2021

Following the decision by the UK Government to delay the lifting of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions (see Freedom day moved back by four weeks), the Welsh and Scottish Parliaments have now given their own updates.

Hydrogen-powered passenger coach project

17 June 2021

A consortium of 14 partners from across Europe are working on a joint research project, CoacHyfied, with the EU investing €7 million in plans to drive the development of fuel cell systems for coaches forward.

Ferry companies shorten journey time on Dover–Calais trade route

3 June 2021

DFDS and P&O have entered into a mutual space charter agreement on the Dover-Calais ferry route to shorten freight customers’ waiting times and improve the flow of freight across what they describe as the vital trade link between the UK and the EU.