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People with hidden disabilities could enjoy new freedom with Blue Badge changes

People with hidden disabilities could enjoy new freedom with Blue Badge changes

Consultation expanding the Blue Badge criteria released.

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Aviation Minister meets apprentices on visit to Luton airport

Aviation Minister meets apprentices on visit to Luton airport

Baroness Sugg visits one of the UK's largest airports to see first-hand the contributions being made by apprentices.

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First MoT test to remain at 3 years to protect road safety

First MoT test to remain at 3 years to protect road safety

The wait for the first MoT test on cars and motorcycles won't be extended to 4 years due to safety concerns.

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Safety Bulletin published

Safety Bulletin published

Safety lesson on the use of safety harness tethers on sailing yachts.

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The AAIB is sending a team to Overbury, Worcestershire

The AAIB is sending a team to Overbury, Worcestershire

The AAIB is sending a team to Overbury, Worcestershire to investigate an accident to a light aircraft.

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Director on the move

Director on the move

Highways England's executive director for procurement and commercial, David Poole, is to leave the company in March.

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Stephen Glaister reappointed as chair of rail and road regulator ORR

Stephen Glaister reappointed as chair of rail and road regulator ORR

Office of Rail and Road chair, Professor Stephen Glaster, reappointed.

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Congestion busting scheme to benefit millions of drivers

Congestion busting scheme to benefit millions of drivers

Charging for road works is helping to improve journeys and reduce congestion.

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The AAIB is sending a team to Turks and Caicos

The AAIB is sending a team to Turks and Caicos

The AAIB is sending a team to Turks and Caicos to investigate a light aircraft accident.

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Major Road Network investment to boost motorists' journeys

Major Road Network investment to boost motorists' journeys

Government launches consultation on which roads to include in new Major Road Network.

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The AAIB is sending a team to Bristol

The AAIB is sending a team to Bristol

The AAIB is sending a team to Bristol Airport to investigate an aircraft incident.

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Rail ticketing progress report: passenger experience improved but more work to be done

Rail ticketing progress report: passenger experience improved but more work to be done

Progress report on long-term plan to change and improve rail ticketing.

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Tough new penalties for misuse of lasers

Tough new penalties for misuse of lasers

Shining or directing a laser at aircraft, road vehicles or ships could lead to a prison sentence, unlimited fine or both under new laws.

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Britain gears up for remote control parking

Britain gears up for remote control parking

Consultation proposing changing the Highway Code to promote remote control parking released.

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Dangers of cold water shock this Christmas

Dangers of cold water shock this Christmas

Re-launch of the MCA cold water shock campaign this Christmas to highlight the dangers of drinking near water.

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£200 million funding boost for England’s roads

£200 million funding boost for England’s roads

Funding will help fix potholes and improve the condition of roads.

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Launch of new East West Railway Company puts UK’s own ‘Silicon Valley’ rail link on fast track

Launch of new East West Railway Company puts UK’s own ‘Silicon Valley’ rail link on fast track

The East West Railway Company will make sure the railway works for the passengers and the communities it will serve.

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Launch of new East West Railway Company puts UK’s own ‘Silicon Valley’ rail link on fast track

Launch of new East West Railway Company puts UK’s own ‘Silicon Valley’ rail link on fast track

The East West Railway Company will make sure the railway works for the passengers and the communities it will serve.

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Britain open for business as UK and China further relax limits on flights

Britain open for business as UK and China further relax limits on flights

Regions set for economic boost as new deal increases the number of passenger services allowed per week.

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The AAIB has sent a team to Hertfordshire

The AAIB has sent a team to Hertfordshire

The AAIB have sent a team to investigate an accident involving a microlight aircraft.

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Technological boost for winter resilience

Technological boost for winter resilience

Minister sees how flood-hit bridges can be checked for damage more quickly with new ‘BridgeCat’ technology.

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Christmas drink drive campaign uses friends' influence to help save lives

Christmas drink drive campaign uses friends' influence to help save lives

Christmas campaign works with Kiss FM to get people encouraging their friends not to drink and drive.

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Nortrader report and flyer published

Nortrader report and flyer published

Explosions of gas released from cargo with 1 person injured on general cargo ship Nortrader in Plymouth Sound, UK.

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DVLA opening hours: Christmas and New Year 2017

DVLA opening hours: Christmas and New Year 2017

Opening times for DVLA's contact centre over Christmas and the New Year.

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Passenger detrainment onto electrically live line, Peckham Rye

Passenger detrainment onto electrically live line, Peckham Rye

Passenger detrainment onto electrically live line, Peckham Rye, 7 November 2017.

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Government backs small businesses in transport sector

Government backs small businesses in transport sector

New innovation funding announced as firms celebrate Small Business Saturday.

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Driving instructor qualifying test changes: December 2017

Driving instructor qualifying test changes: December 2017

The way that 2 of the 3 tests people take to qualify as an approved driving instructor (ADI) work will be improved from 23 December 2017.

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Vacancies: Inspectors of Air Accidents (Operations)

Vacancies: Inspectors of Air Accidents (Operations)

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is recruiting Inspectors of Air Accidents (Operations).

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Strategic vision for rail

Strategic vision for rail

Setting out a vision for our railways, including a new way of operating train and track and changes to the franchising system.

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The future of the Great Western franchise

The future of the Great Western franchise

Have your say on how the Great Western railway should operate.

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Better journeys for South Eastern rail passengers

Better journeys for South Eastern rail passengers

Competition to run the South Eastern rail franchise announced.

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Ian Baulch Jones has been appointed as non-executive director at DVSA

Ian Baulch Jones has been appointed as non-executive director at DVSA

Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has appointed Ian Baulch-Jones as a new non-executive director to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

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New powers for police to address illegal and unsafe use of drones

New powers for police to address illegal and unsafe use of drones

New safety laws to help put the UK at the forefront of drone technology development.

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£30 million to improve road safety for communities along HS2 route

£30 million to improve road safety for communities along HS2 route

Fund allocations to improve cycle and road safety confirmed today as part of National Road Safety Week.

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New THINK! road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths

New THINK! road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths

New road safety resources released to help teachers and schools highlight the dangers of the road.

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Vacancy: Operations Officer

Vacancy: Operations Officer

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is recruiting an Operations Officer.

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Extensive track damage between Ferryside and Llangennech

Extensive track damage between Ferryside and Llangennech

Investigation into a train causing multiple broken rails and other track damage between Ferryside and Llangennech, Carmarthenshire, 30 October 2017.

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The AAIB is sending a team to Buckinghamshire

The AAIB is sending a team to Buckinghamshire

The AAIB is sending a team to investigate a mid-air collision near Aylesbury

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Derailment at Wimbledon

Derailment at Wimbledon

Passenger train derailment near Wimbledon station, south-west London, 6 November 2017.

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North set to become first region in country to get new transport powers from government

North set to become first region in country to get new transport powers from government

Pioneering legislation will transform transport across the North of England, underlining the government's commitment to the Northern Powerhouse.

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Driving examiner strike: December 2017

Driving examiner strike: December 2017

Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on Monday 4 December and Tuesday 5 December 2017.

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Government fully committed to Operation Stack solution

Government fully committed to Operation Stack solution

Government is no longer defending a judicial review over a planned lorry park near the M20 in Kent.

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Inverness coastguard helicopter called out twice within the hour

Inverness coastguard helicopter called out twice within the hour

The coastguard helicopter was in action twice within the hour on Sunday 5 November, first to Beinn Pharlagain, onto Buachaille Etive Mòr.

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Coastguard winchman landing on narrow ledge to rescue two walkers

Coastguard winchman landing on narrow ledge to rescue two walkers

Coastguard search and rescue helicopter at St Athan rescuing two women from Nash Point in South Wales after they got cut off by the rising tide.

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Collision at Frognal Farm user worked level crossing

Collision at Frognal Farm user worked level crossing

Investigation into a collision between a train and a van at Frognal Farm level crossing, near Teynham, Kent, 23 October 2017.

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