Government shelves rollout of council powers

By Chris Ames | 05 April 2024

The Department for Transport (DfT) has shelved the further rollout of powers for English councils to enforce moving traffic violations like dangerous driving outside schools.

Ministers were due to lay regulations in Parliament last month to allow a tranche of 22 local authorities to enforce contraventions such as driving the wrong way down one-way streets and ignoring no entry signs from tomorrow.

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