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Non-queueing licence renewed for BMW drivers

The Department of Transport has confirmed that BMW drivers will continue to be exempt from queueing at roadworks for a further year. ‘We try to give a good half mile notice of lane closures so that non-BMWs can get out of the way, enabling BMWs to get straight to the bottleneck without waiting,’ a spokesman explained.

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Posted: Aug 22nd, 2015
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Drivers requested to hold breath to reduce CO2 emissions

In an attempt to further reduce emissions from vehicles, the Department of Transport has issued further details of its plans for the M1 in Derbyshire.

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2014
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Highways Agency aiming for 90% of motorways to be undergoing roadworks by 2013

A spokesman for the Highways Agency has today confirmed that their current strategy is to have cones, a 50mph speed limit, and average speed cameras on 90% of the UK’s motorways by mid-2013.

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Posted: Dec 16th, 2011
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DfT hopes for success with new campaign: ‘Think! Bikers, don’t ride like a twat!’

The Department for Transport is hoping that their ongoing attempts to make Britain’s roads a safer place for motorcyclists may finally pay off thanks to their latest advertising blitz.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2011
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