Jesse Norman

People With Hidden Disabilities Could Enjoy New Freedom With Blue Badge Changes

Consultation expanding the Blue Badge criteria released. People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges under new plans from Transport Minister Jesse Norman today (21 January 2018). The proposals, which would herald the most significant changes since the blue badge was introduced in 1970, would help remove barriers to travel for people […]

New THINK! Road Safety Campaign Launched To Help Cut Child Deaths

New road safety resources released to help teachers and schools highlight the dangers of the road. Road Safety Minister Jesse Norman has launched a new road safety campaign aimed at teachers and schools to help cut child fatalities. A recent survey revealed that 67% of children get fewer than 2 hours of road safety education […]

Highways England Is Geared Up For Winter

Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter – and are urging drivers to do the same. The company responsible for the country’s motorways and main A roads has more than 280,000 tonnes of salt, over 500 salt spreading vehicles ready around the clock to help […]