Sunday, August 1, 2021

New M8 fully open: missing link ended

Glasgow and Edinburgh are now connected with uninterrupted motorway, with the opening of seven miles of the new £500m M8 this week. It completes the...

Dartford survey aims to cut traffic queues

Highways England has started an short online survey to help it “better understand travel behaviours and journey patterns” across the existing Dartford Crossing. It says...

Somerset’s A358 to be dualled

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has opened a consultation to turn the A358 between the M5 at Taunton and the A303 at Ilminster into a...

Stagecoach bus drivers top safe and fuel-efficient driving scheme

Stagecoach employees are leading the way in a global performance scheme measuring safe and fuel-efficient driving. A total of 4,896 Stagecoach drivers have been awarded...

Increased phone penalties start

From today (Wednesday 1 March) all motorists, in England, Scotland and Wales found using a handheld mobile phone will get six points on their licence and...

Bus Driver of the Year 2017 is open for business

The National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) Competition is in Blackpool on 3 September and entries are invited from...

Call for improved driver training as serious injury and deaths on UK roads rises

Operators could be doing more to reduce the risk of injury to their drivers and other road uses posed by driver inexperience, or error,...

‘Killer roads’ to be improved

The Government has announced £175m “to improve the 50 most dangerous roads in the country.” Transport secretary Chris Grayling unveiled the safety fund as he...

M11 to be quicker for coaches

An overtaking ban for HGVs on 15 miles of the M11 (J8-J9) will be in place by April 2017. It means that coaches will no...

Limited edition model

Readers of routeONE are invited to take advantage of the chance to own a very special model, celebrating a very special event. As part of...

Fuze to provide ‘turnkey’ asset finance for Wrightbus ZE models

Wrightbus and Ryze Hydrogen owner Jo Bamford has established Fuze, an asset finance company that will work exclusively with zero-emission buses built by the...