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DfT figures say the ten slowest British roads are all in London - February 19, 2016

Recent figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) revealed that Britain’s ten ‘slowest roads’ were all located in the British capital.


Aldi’s new distribution centre will bring hundreds of logistics jobs to Cardiff - February 15, 2016

A new distribution centre, set to be unveiled in 2017 by supermarket giant, Aldi, will create hundreds of logistics jobs for the citizens of Cardiff.


Mixed news for UK road safety, says latest DFT data - February 12, 2016

The Department for Transport (DFT)’s latest data shows good and bad results for British road safety statistics.


RHA claims bridge closure has cost haulage industry more than £37m - February 10, 2016

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) revealed last week that the closure of Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge in December has cost the haulage industry upwards of £37 million.


Alcodigital claims ‘French-style’ breathalyser law could save UK lives - February 5, 2016

Alcodigital safety expert, Suzannah Robin, has recently claimed that a lower drink-drive limit and a ‘French-inspired’ law stipulating that motorists carry a breathalyser in their vehicle at all times, would help to save “dozens more lives” if introduced to the


National Motor Museum launches £100k road safety exhibition - February 3, 2016

Britain’s National Motor Museum, celebrated for its historic car collection, will publicly unveil a £100,000 exhibition this evening, dedicated entirely to road safety.


Apprenticeships targets for transport sector - February 1, 2016

As of next month, contracts between Government infrastructure departments and suppliers will include targets for the creation of new apprenticeships, as the Government sets out to deliver on its ambition for 30,000 apprenticeships in the road and rail sector by


Removing 80% of traffic lights could boost road safety and the economy - January 27, 2016

New research by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) claims that removing the number of traffic lights on UK roads could reduce unnecessary delays that cost Britain £16 billion in losses each year.


How to combat the shortage of drivers - January 25, 2016

The House of Commons Transport Committee has been investigating the factors affecting recruitment and retention of drivers in the logistics sector, as well as the effectiveness of measures by industry and the Government to solve the crisis, and last week


Cold weather is a timely reminder about road safety - January 20, 2016

As winter finally arrives, a new study highlighted the risks too many drivers are taking in bad weather.