The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that motorists trying to save money are putting lives at risk by buying dangerous second-hand tyres.

The Department for Transport has announced it is on the hunt for a company to design, build and maintain a fleet of high speed trains for Britain’s HS2 network, a move which is set to cost £2.75 billion.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for the trouble stricken Southern Rail franchise to be handed over to Transport for London (TfL), saying his team are ready to tackle the current strike action.

The Department for Transport (DfT) is working with consumer expert Which? on measures to improve ticketing information for passengers and make it easier for people to choose the best value fare for their journey.

The department announced that it wants to make sure that penalty fares appeals bodies are completely independent of the train operating companies and their financial owners.

Bus operator First West Yorkshire has pledged £71 million to provide a fleet of 284 low-emission buses to the city of Leeds by 2020.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled a new hydrogen double decker bus to be trialled in the capital.

BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a high-powered charging network in Europe.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has given details of where the government will be spending the £3 billion earmarked for Britain’s roads, following the Autumn Statement.

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published guidance to help drivers check that they’re towing safely and legally.

Figures from the RAC Foundation have shown that local authorities in Wales have made a combined profit of £13.8 million in 2015/16 from car parking penalties.

Travelling by road could be as safe as on rail and air, according to a report from the Road Safety Foundation.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has raised concerns over cuts to bus services, highlighting the reduction could isolate families in rural areas.

Sadiq Khan has called on the government and train operating companies to freeze fares for London’s rail passengers, as new analysis shows that some fares could increase by as much as five per cent this January.

The West Coast Partnership will develop the existing InterCity West Coast (ICWC) operation and shape the development of HS2, with operation commencing in 2026.

An investigation, carried out by the BBC, has revealed that forged rail tickets are being sold online and can be used without detection.

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