Wales First Minister Mark Drakeford said 20mph speed limits should be the default in residential areas.
Speaking in the Assembly, he said main arterial roads could have 30mph limits but residential areas should be lower.
Fatal road accidents are this year increasing in Cheshire.
In 2018, 46 people lost their lives as a result of a road traffic collision but so far this year 22 people have died, which is more than one a week and now Chief Constable, Darren Martland, Chief Fire Officer, Mark Cashin and Chief Executive Officer of North West Ambulance Service, Daren Mochrie are warning that more people could lose their lives if motorists don’t think about how they drive, consider the conditions of the road and assess their surroundings as the biggest killer on the roads is careless driving.
Schaeffler has sold off its Plymouth factory and saved 400 jobs but closure of its Llanelli plant will continue this year with the loss of around 500 jobs.
It is also merging two logistics centres, all in response to falling orders and international tariff changes.
In a UK first, bike share scheme nextbike is helping doctors dish out a dose of pedal power to help people cycle their way to better health and potentially save lives.
Launched this week, the groundbreaking pilot scheme will allow local GPs in Cardiff to prescribe patients with a six month membership to nextbike – and is the first of its kind in the UK starting with three GP practices.
Motor insurer Direct Line saw premiums slip to £386.9 M in the first quarter of this year, compared to £404 M 12 months ago.
It blamed intense competition and changes in the law for the decline.
Porsche has been fined €535 M for cheating on emissions tests.
The sports car maker was hit after Audi were fined €800 M and VW also fined €1 B for similar failings in supervisory duties by managers and which have so far cost the VW Group €30 B around the world.
The UK’s global competitiveness has significantly dropped and investment in the UK’s transport and logistics infrastructure is urgently required to boost its attractiveness to international investors, according to a new report.
The 2019 Logistics Report, launched by FTA in association with Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking, polled the opinions of more than 500 freight and logistics businesses operating in the UK and internationally, to provide industry insight into the latest political and economic developments.
RAC patrols attended fewer pothole-related breakdowns in the first three months of 2019 than they have in any first quarter for three years, signalling a possible improvement in the quality of UK roads.
In total the RAC dealt with 3,276 call-outs for damaged shock absorbers, broken suspension springs and distorted wheels between January and March this year (5,540 Q1 2018) which represented 1.5% of the 211,485 breakdowns attended on behalf of its 2.1m individual members in the quarter.