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Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Managing director, Liftshare.com, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17
We appreciate Craig Barrack talking as much about Liftshare as Carbon Heroes in his LTT interview (‘Car sharing: a minority interest or on the... continue
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When listening to policy-makers and lobbyists talk about transport and the economy it would be easy to conclude that there is a causal link between... continue
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Viewpoint
Chas Ball, Carplus
The steady expansion of car clubs (and new forms of flexible car sharing) has not reached all parts of Britain – but it is increasingly... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Consultancy Atkins has reported good momentum for its UK business in the "well-funded" infrastructure markets, and is optimistic about opportunities... continue
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Lee Baker
The Government is considering how driverless cars can be permitted on the roads, and as part of this is looking at a licensing regime that is... continue
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The Government has promised the "21st Century roads a modern economy needs" will be built as a result of the infrastru... continue
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In brief
A new route navigation system for lorry drivers, which can select routes that minimise congestion, noise and air pollution is being developed by the... continue
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Regular news
The source of a household’s income has an important influence on how much car travel householders undertake, research has found. Researchers... continue
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“Wildly optimistic” projections for electric car sales by vehicle manufacturers led the Government to budget far too much grant to... continue
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Environmentalists have predicted a lengthy delay in changes to EU rules on lorry cab dimensions that could facilitate improved safety and fuel... continue
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Point-to-point car club operator car2go ceased its UK operations this week and said an entrenched culture of private car ownership had influenced its... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Brown, Bedford MK41
Am I the only reader who is getting sick and tired of all the correspondence from the various pro-car and anti-car factions, which seems to be all... continue
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Regular news
The European Commission has announced the first steps in a plan to bring down carbon dioxide emissions from heavy duty vehicles (HDVs) such as... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
It is significant that three of the countries using a Graduated Driving Licence (GDL) for young drivers, Sweden, Norway and Finland, are also noted... continue
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Andrew Forster
A Government scheme offering tax savings on purchasing a bicycle appears to deliver good value for money but its impact on travel behaviour and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Some batty old chestnuts have a habit of regularly turning up, like suggesting building an airport in the Thames estuary for example. Another is... continue
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The decision by point-to-point car club operator car2go to quit the UK market was not a complete surprise, coming as it did soon after the firm... continue
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In brief
The DfT is hosting an event on 16 June to consider how changes in people’s lives can influence travel behaviour. The seminar marks the end of... continue
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Regular news
The DfT is scrapping the system of type approval for traffic control equipment such as traffic lights and variable message signs. The current system... continue
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Andrew Forster
Senior Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell has been fiercely criticised by local authorities and bus passenger groups for proposing to give operators... continue
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