3. CONSULTATION - Future of transport regulatory review: call for evidence on micromobility vehicles, flexible bus services and mobility as a service
Call for evidence asking for information and views on 3 areas of the ‘Future of transport regulatory review’. The 3 areas are:
This call for evidence asks:
The ‘Future of transport regulatory review’ was first announced in March 2019 as part of the Future of mobility: urban strategy.
2. Consultation proposing on introducing E10 petrol for UK vehicles.
Proposals on how to introduce E10 petrol for vehicle use throughout in the UK.
This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 3 May 2020
Consultation proposing on introducing E10 petrol for UK vehicles.
Unleaded petrol currently contains up to 5% bioethanol, a grade known as E5, whereas E10 petrol contains up to 10% bioethanol and is not currently available.
This consultation is:
Introducing E10 petrol:
This consultation is a result of suggested actions from the E10 and consumer protection government response
This consultation follows our 2018 call for evidence into whether and how E10 could be introduced in the UK.
Published 4 March 2020
Last updated 27 March 2020 — see all updates
From: Department for Transport
1. Older tyre ban in bid to improve road safety
The consultation follows the 'Tyred' campaign by Francis Molloy, whose son Michael died in a coach crash caused by a 19 year old tyre in 2012.
The consulation launched on 23 June runs for 10 weeks closing on 1st September 2019 at 11:45pm. The consultation asks whether older tyres should be banned on buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses as well as whether the ban should be extended to taxis and private hire vehicles.
DVSA have already advised bus operators not to use older at the front of their vehicles and the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness has been updated to reflect the advice that older tyres should not be used on the front axles of heavy goods vehicles as well as buses and coaches.
Consultation available on the link: