Views sought on legal amendments to Operation Brock

1 June 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) is proposing to update the legislation underpinning Operation Brock — the traffic management contingency plans used in the event of significant disruption at the Short Straits crossings in Kent.

Removing prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers

31 May 2021

From 1 June 2021, any prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers that are not cleared at the roadside will be referred for a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) prohibition removal inspection at an Authorised Testing Facility (ATF).

London Mayor visits Yorkshire electric bus factory

28 May 2021

In one of the first acts of his new term in office, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has visited a Yorkshire company currently providing 67 electric buses operating in London’s fleet, with the delivery of 30 more in progress.

The Government tests Emergency Alerts

25 May 2021

Emergency Alerts is a new service from the UK Government which is expected to launch in summer 2021 and which was subject to its first test in the East Suffolk area on 25 May.

Coach-friendly policies needed to kickstart UK tourism

19 May 2021

Before the Covid-19, pandemic domestic and international visitors travelling by coach contributed £14 billion to the economy each year, with 23 million visits to tourist attractions and places made by coach in 2019.

London Mayor proceeds with ULEZ expansion

19 May 2021

Having been recently re-elected to a second term in office, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has wasted little time in reaffirming his commitment to expanding the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in October this year.

TfL hails return to near-normal service

18 May 2021

As Government restrictions ease further, Transport for London (TfL) has said that it is ready to welcome back customers to a near-normal service that is now in place across its network.