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DfT announces study of driver and road user reactions to driverless cars "to reassure public"

Read the latest: Transport minister Claire Perry has announced a study of driver and road user behaviour in response to driverless cars on the roads, "to reassure the... continued

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23 October
Lee Baker Transport minister Claire Perry has announced a study of driver and road user behaviour in response to driverless cars on...
22 October
Lee Baker The North East Combined Authority has agreed to submit proposals for a quality contract scheme for national approval, in a...
21 October
Lee Baker Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh has refused to back proposed road improvements such as dualling the A1 north of...
20 October
Lee Baker Cycling charity the CTC has attacked the Government's draft cycling and walking plan as "derisory," because it lacks any...
17 October
Every £1 of public money spent on London’s cycle hire scheme has delivered just 70p of benefit, according to an...
17 October
Andrew Forster Plans to shake-up the procedures for bus service registrations in Scotland have attracted a mixed response from local...
17 October
FirstGroup has lost the Scottish rail franchise to Abellio, the international arm of the Dutch State Railways. Transport...
17 October
Andrew Forster The report on Tyne and Wear bus policy going to next week’s meeting of the North East Combined Authority runs to more...
17 October
Many of Westminster’s one-way streets could be changed to two-way operation as the council seeks to reduce the...
17 October
Andrew Forster Cambridgeshire county Council is to seek £30.7m from guided busway contractor BAM Nuttall to cover the cost of...
17 October
Rik Thomas ON 9 OCTOBER The Scottish Daily Record editorialised on the decision by the Scottish Government to award the ScotRail...
17 October
John Whitelegg The Climate Change Act requires “at least” an 80% reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions by 2050 on a 1990 base....
16 October
Lee Baker A European Union-wide project to demonstrate electric buses in operation has launched, with plans to bring trials to the...
15 October
Lee Baker The minister for local highways Robert Goodwill says the Government will consult on how to allocate £6bn funding for...
14 October
Lee Baker The UK is to see the largest increase in the cost imposed on its economy by congestion in the developed world, according to...
10 October
Lee Baker Over the summer, Britain's manufacturers called for the politics to be taken out of transport planning, to end what they see...
8 October
Lee Baker Transport Scotland has informed FirstGroup that it has not been re-awarded the new ScotRail franchise, losing out to...
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Local Transport Today 609 9 November
Yes this sort of outpouring from the CBI makes on realise how much they do not understand the 'Transport' problem. There may be a case for certain road improvements, but they... continued

Comment by: Richard P
7:10pm, 9 November