Policing 20mph zones will not be a priority for Police Scotland if Holyrood passes new legislation to curb the speed limit in built-up areas, a senior officer has told MSPs.
Police cameras used to detect speeding drivers will continue to be set at 30mph even if Holyrood passes legislation to cut the limit in built-up areas to a default 20mph, MSPs have been told.
A new factory dedicated to turning plastic waste into material for roads and car parks has opened, as part of efforts to tackle ocean pollution.
A cut in the number of traffic police officers has led to a significant drop in people being prosecuted for driving while using a mobile phone, the RAC has told the BBC.
Motorists suffered a 3.9% increase in delays on England’s motorways and major A roads last year, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.
Cutting speed limits on residential streets could lead to an increase in road casualties, MSPs have been told.
The delayed Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) will be fully opened to motorists within days, Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has announced.
A pedestrian has been killed in a crash involving a Royal Mail lorry.
A road-rage driver deliberately ran over a man after a minor collision between their cars, police said, as a survey highlighted the scale of physical threats on Britain’s roads.
The fastest councils in Britain aim to fill severe potholes within minutes – but others take more than a day, new figures show.
Contracts worth a total of almost £60 million have been awarded on two road infrastructure projects by Transport Scotland.
A new bridge over the River Tay and other road improvements will be funded as part of the area’s city region deal, the First Minister has announced.
Cutting the speed limit to 20mph in all urban areas could help counter Scotland’s obesity epidemic, a leading child health expert has said.
Cars should not be given priority when roads are built or upgraded, according to the UK’s health watchdog.
More than half a million potholes were reported by members of the public to local authorities for repair last year, according to new research.
A busy Perth city centre street has been forced to close following a gas leak.
A man has died in a crash on one of Tayside's busiest roads.
A fire chief whose son went into a month-long coma after a motorbike crash is urging people to learn the skills that could help save a life.
Motorists may be required to always give way to pedestrians and cyclists when turning, under a shake-up of the Highway Code.
Drivers who break down on more than 5,000 miles of Britain’s roads cannot call for help because there is no mobile phone coverage, according to a new study.