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National Highways is missing its 10-minute target for responding to drivers who break down on smart motorways, almost a year after it was meant to come into force.

Drivers face more full closures of England’s motorways and major A roads as National Highways adopts a new approach to roadworks.

Speed limits for built-up areas in Wales look likely to fall from 30mph to 20mph next year.

The Home Secretary has called on police to use tough new powers which include imprisonment to stop fuel protesters bringing gridlock to motorways and major A-routes across the UK.

Fuel retailers have been accused of “inexplicably” raising pump prices again despite falling wholesale costs.

MPs have launched an inquiry into the development and deployment of self-driving vehicles.

Pressure on the Government to take action on fuel prices intensified after the average cost of petrol reached a new high.

The competition regulator has announced it will carry out a “short and focused review” of fuel prices.

Petrol and diesel prices have reached record highs, according to new figures.

The “plague of potholes” will be addressed in new Government measures created to penalise companies responsible for leaving damage on roads after carrying out street works.

Diesel prices have soared to a new record high despite the cut in fuel duty, figures show.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps declared he wants to “banish the boy racer” as he announced plans to deploy noise cameras to catch “rowdy drivers”.

Vehicles may only need to have an MOT test every two years under proposals being considered by the government to ease the UK’s cost of living crisis.

Drug drivers will be forced to undertake rehabilitation courses before being allowed back behind the wheel, under proposals from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for further cuts to fuel duty.

A 5p-per-litre cut in fuel duty would fail to reverse even half of the increase in prices inflicted on motorists over the past fortnight, according to new figures.

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Average pump prices have hit new record highs amid growing speculation the Chancellor is preparing to slash fuel duty.

Diesel prices could nearly double from record levels if production in Russia is shut down and oil prices rise, MPs have been told.

An increasing number of motorists are avoiding the left hand lane on smart motorways even when they’re open because of fears over safety.

Motorists will receive greater protection from “aggressive debt collection and unreasonable fees” through a 50% cut to the private parking fine cap, the Government has said.