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DfT changes policy on planning


New rules published by the Department for Transport could lead to more large scale developments being built adjacent to England’s motorways and major A roads.

Charging of foreign lorry drivers in UK moves a step closer


The charging of foreign hauliers in the UK has moved a step closer with the announcement that Northgate Public Services has been appointed to develop and operate the foreign operator payment system for the HGV Road User Levy.

Measures to improve cycle safety in London


The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a series of measures designed to improve cycle safety in London.

New penalties for careless driving come into force


Motorists will now be penalised if they hog the middle lane or tailgate other cars after the police were given powers to issue fixed penalty notices for careless or inconsiderate driving.

Road schemes given go ahead in Midlands


Two major road schemes to upgrade key junctions on routes in the Midlands have been given the go-ahead by the Department for Transport (DfT).

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