More flexibility to meet local signage needs

Simon Morgan from the Institute of Highway Engineers examines new local highways traffic sign legislation that comes into force in 2015, which brings both benefits and challenges to local authorities

Parking

David Smith of the British Parking Association reports on the recent Parkex event where Robert Goodwill, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport led a seminar on the government’s current and future thinking on parking policy

Autonomous truck convoys: the question is when, not if

The grand vision of Europe’s freight transport is of sleek convoys of autonomous trucks travelling along thousands of miles of ‘smart’ roads. Siegfried Mortkowitz reports on what it will take to realise it

Could Britain cope without high-speed rail?

In its report ‘Great Britain: connected or not?’ the High Speed Rail Industry Leaders Group shares its view of the country’s future if plans to roll out HS2 are scrapped

Identifying the precise need for speed

Three years after the idea was first considered by Government, motoring law specialist Hannah Sampson shares her views on fresh proposals to increase the speed limit on motorways

CV Forum

The new Under Secretary of State for Transport, Robert Goodwill, addressed commercial vehicle professionals at the Commercial Vehicle Forum 2013 in his first public speaking engagement since his new appointment

Make mine an electric

After 349 vehicles covered over 1.5 million miles, participants of an electric vehicle trial showed real enthusiasm for plug-in cars, with 80 per cent viewing them as a feasible mobility option

Running a leaner and greener fleet

With the opportunity to counter rising fuel prices by opting for more fuel efficient and lower CO2 vehicles, now is definitely the time to think about greening the fleet, writes
 Roddy Graham, chairman of the Institute of Car Fleet Management (ICFM)

Road safety funding takes a hit

Spending cuts are no doubt making it more difficult for urban authorities to address road safety. But despite, this many local authorities are showing that road safety is still a priority, writes Caroline Rheubottom, communications officer at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

Greener TravelSafer roads, a cleaner environment and reduced costs to organisations present a highly persuasive case for implementing a sustainable travel plan, argues road safety charity Brake

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