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Department for Transport has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
United Kingdom 3 0.35% 63705000 0km 2.21
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Sep 19, 2014
United Kingdom - A Department for Transport spokesman said accidents caused by drivers distracted by the devices would result in severe penalties. full story »
Sep 17, 2014
United Kingdom - Accidents caused by drivers distracted by the devices would result in severe penalties, a Department for Transport (DfT) spokesman said. full story »
Sep 15, 2014
United Kingdom - That sounds like a lot - about two-and-a-half per day each - but the National Travel Survey from the Department for Transport says it's the lowest number since records began in the early 1970s. full story »
Sep 11, 2014
United Kingdom - A paper from the Department for Transport said: "This fall in pass rate is a continuation of a reduced pass rate following the changes to questions in January 2013. full story »
Sep 10, 2014
United Kingdom - London Euston to Crewe 'was most overcrowded train' The government has called on all operators to increase capacity Continue reading the main story Related Stories The 1646 from London Euston to Crewe was the most overcrowded rail service in England and Wales between September and December last year, figures from the Department for Transport showo full story »
Sep 03, 2014
United States - Britain's Department for Transport review is currently inviting submissions up to September in order to establish regulatory, safety and social obstacles to the testing of self-driving cars on public roads -- and how they can be removed. full story »
Sep 02, 2014
United Kingdom - A Department for Transport spokesperson said: "Taxis and private hire vehicles are licensed by local authorities in England and Wales. full story »
Aug 07, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport took on 10 consultants, while the Ministry of Defence said it had recently employed someone earning up to �3,000 a day. full story »
Aug 02, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said it was trying to tackle the issue. full story »
Jul 30, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport had previously pledged to allow self-driving cars to be trialled on public roads by the end of 2013. full story »
Jul 24, 2014
Armenia - On Wednesday AAIB experts downloaded "valid data" from the first black box, the cockpit voice recorder, which should give them hours of the pilots' conversations "They have started examining the Flight Data Recorder," a Department for Transport spokesman told AFP on Thursdayg full story »
United Kingdom - Local campaigners have been trying to save the artwork in Hewlett Road Continue reading the main story Related Stories A Banksy artwork painted on a Cheltenham house belongs to the Department for Transport, a retired chartered surveyor claims. full story »
Jul 23, 2014
United Kingdom - A spokesman for the Department for Transport said data from the two devices would be downloaded and sent back to Dutch investigators. full story »
Jul 18, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said flights that were already airborne were being routed around the area. full story »
Jul 17, 2014
United Kingdom - Flights already airborne are being routed around the area by air traffic control in the region, a Department for Transport spokesperson said. full story »
Jul 13, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said it would respond to the interim report "shortly". full story »
Jul 12, 2014
United Kingdom - A spokesman for the Department for Transport said it was aware of the issue and that discussions were "on-going across government" on how to improve the flow of information among agencies to tackle the problem. full story »
Jul 11, 2014
United Kingdom - Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Plymouth, shown in the correct position on Google Maps, was described as being in the North West The Department for Transport has defended the geographical knowledge of its staff after several blunders appeared in an official announcement. full story »
Jul 09, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport (DfT) said there could be checks "on some routes into or out of the UK" but did not disclose which routes were involved. full story »
Jul 08, 2014
United Kingdom - A spokesperson at the Department for Transport said: "It is vital that offshore workers are able to operate in a safe environment. full story »
Jul 07, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport declined to say whether other UK airports would enforce a similar restriction on flights to the US. full story »
Jul 03, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said it had decided to "step up some of our aviation security measures". full story »
United States - The UK Department for Transport confirmed Wednesday that it is also stepping up some of its aviation security measures. full story »
Jul 02, 2014
United Kingdom - In a statement, the UK Department for Transport said the country had "taken the decision to step up some of our aviation security measures". full story »
Jul 01, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport (DfT) said it had "doubled funding for cycling to �374m to help deliver safer junctions". full story »
Jun 20, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said the money, first announced in Chancellor George Osborne's Budget in March, was "part of the biggest investment in roads since the 1970s". full story »
Jun 19, 2014
United Kingdom - That deal collapsed because a swamped Department for Transport got its figures wrong and didn't follow the rules. full story »
Jun 03, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said drivers should take appropriate action to let ambulances pass and could use CCTV as evidence to overturn traffic offences caused as a result. full story »
May 13, 2014
United Kingdom - A spokesman for the Department for Transport said: "Most drivers know that keeping to the speed limit can mean the difference between life and death in a collision and that they should always remain mindful of pedestrians, especially around schools where children are crossing. full story »
May 07, 2014
United Kingdom - The government plans to alter the legal status of the agency, which is currently part of the Department for Transport, to make it a "government-owned company". full story »
May 06, 2014
United Kingdom - Heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) alone accounted for 19% of UK transport emissions in 1999-2010, and vans a further 12%, according to the Department for Transport. full story »
Apr 14, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport has so far declined to comment on the case. full story »
Apr 09, 2014
United Kingdom - "That the Department for Transport still proposes to consult on an extreme-needs-based, long-term scheme shuts out most people from getting property compensation for the loss of property value they have been suffering since March 2010 is an act of inhumanity." full story »
Apr 07, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said it would "vigorously defend" the claim. full story »
Apr 04, 2014
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport said it was "committed" to providing an accessible rail system and that Passenger Assist was a "vital" service it expected train operating services to ensure was working well. full story »
Mar 21, 2014
United Kingdom - Welsh Secretary Mr Jones said: "There's a complete audit trail of the negotiations between the Welsh government and Department for Transport which makes it absolutely clear that the Welsh government would be responsible for paying for the valleys lines." full story »
Nov 05, 2013
United Kingdom - But the Department for Transport has issued a correction in a written statement to Parliament, clarifying that the minister had actually been thinking of a completely different budget. full story »
Oct 29, 2013
United Kingdom - In its latest report, the committee also questioned the Department for Transport's use of the private finance initiative (PFI) in the project. full story »
Oct 25, 2013
United Kingdom - Since 2009, the line has been run by Directly Operated Railways, an arms-length company overseen by the Department for Transport. full story »
Oct 23, 2013
United Kingdom - "Central government should freeze the maximum penalty charge and develop differential fines for less serious parking violations " Mrs Ellman also said the Department for Transport's rules for councils should include a five-minute "grace-and-favour" period after tickets expire before imposing a finew full story »
Oct 19, 2013
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport say ultimately the line would reduce journey times to Edinburgh and Glasgow by an hour. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
United Kingdom - A Department for Transport spokesman said: "Young drivers drive around 5% of all the miles driven in Britain but are involved in about 20% of the crashes where someone is killed or seriously injured. full story »
Oct 07, 2013
United Kingdom - In a speech, Sir Howard said the demands on the UK's busiest airports were likely to continue to grow "even if we take a more conservative view of future aviation demand than the Department for Transport has in the past". full story »
Sep 30, 2013
United Kingdom - By 2019, 70% of train passengers should have access to the faster technology, the Department for Transport added. full story »
Sep 23, 2013
United Kingdom - The Department for Transport (DfT) says there is no evidence older drivers are more likely to cause an accident, and it has no plans to restrict licensing or mandate extra training on the basis of age. full story »
Sep 11, 2013
United Kingdom - She says Department for Transport data shows traffic along these routes has not increased over the past 10 years. full story »