Chancellor George Osborne has said that despite spending cuts of 37 per cent, capital spending for the Department of Transport will rise to £61 billion.
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has announced a real terms fares freeze on Transport for London (TfL) services in the capital.
New proposals to improve the driving test in the UK, including incentives to be better prepared, are part of a government consultation, aiming to make the driving test more apt for the 21st century.
Brake, the road safety charity, is urging the government to take steps towards introducing intelligent speed adaptation (ISA) on UK roads, after a survey carried out on behalf of the charity found almost two-thirds of drivers would be willing to let the technology automatically restrict their speed.
Figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) reveal that a total of 1,040 people were killed, equalling three people per day, on country roads last year.
Parents should sit in on their children's driving lessons, according to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).
The government has confirmed that UK taxpayers will not face higher Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) if their existing vehicles are discovered to be fitted with illegal defeat software.