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Department for Transport

Index Department for Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved. [1]

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Automobile safety

Automobile safety is the study and practice of design, construction, equipment and regulation to minimize the occurrence and consequences of traffic collisions.

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Aviation

Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Bernadette Kelly

Bernadette Kelly is a senior British civil servant who has served as Permanent Secretary for the Department for Transport since 18 April 2017.

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British government departments

The Government of the United Kingdom exercises its executive authority through a number of government departments or departments of state.

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British Transport Police Authority

The British Transport Police Authority is the police authority that oversees the British Transport Police.

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Budget of the United Kingdom

The Autumn Budget of the British Government is an annual budget set by HM Treasury for the following financial year, with the revenues to be gathered by HM Revenue and Customs and the expenditures of the public sector, in compliance with government policy.

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Chris Grayling

Christopher Stephen Grayling (born 1 April 1962) is a British politician and author serving as the Secretary of State for Transport since July 2016, and as a member of the House of Commons since 2001.

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Civil aviation

Civil aviation is one of two major categories of flying, representing all non-military aviation, both private and commercial.

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Civil Aviation Authority (United Kingdom)

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the statutory corporation which oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the United Kingdom.

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Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland)

The Department for Infrastructure (DfI, An Roinn Bonneagair; Ulster-Scots: Depairment fur Owerstructur) is a devolved Northern Ireland government department in the Northern Ireland Executive.

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Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland)

The Department of the Environment (DOE or DOENI; An Roinn Comhshaoil; Ulster-Scots: Männystrie o tha Kintraside) was a devolved Northern Irish government department in the Northern Ireland Executive.

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Devolution in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, devolution (fèin-riaghlaidh, datganoli; Irish: Dílárú) refers to the statutory granting of powers from the Parliament of the United Kingdom to the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the London Assembly and to their associated executive bodies the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, the Northern Ireland Executive and in England, the Greater London Authority and combined authorities.

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Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA; Asiantaeth Trwyddedu Gyrwyr a Cherbydau) is the organisation of the UK government responsible for maintaining a database of drivers in Great Britain and a database of vehicles for the entire United Kingdom.

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is an executive agency of the UK Department for Transport (DfT).

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Exhaust gas

Exhaust gas or flue gas is emitted as a result of the combustion of fuels such as natural gas, gasoline, petrol, biodiesel blends, diesel fuel, fuel oil, or coal.

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Govia Thameslink Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a train operating company that operates the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) rail franchise in England.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Highways England

Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) is the government-owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads.

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Horseferry Road

Horseferry Road is a street in the City of Westminster in central London running between Millbank and Greycoat Place.

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Jesse Norman

Alexander Jesse Norman (born 23 June 1962) is a British politician who was first elected as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hereford and South Herefordshire at the 2010 general election.

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Jo Johnson

Joseph Edmund Johnson (born 23 December 1971) is a British Conservative politician.

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Julie (public information film)

Julie, also known as Julie knew her killer, is the title of a British public information film (PIF) about the importance of wearing a seatbelt in the rear of a car.

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Liz Sugg, Baroness Sugg

Elizabeth Grace Sugg, Baroness Sugg, CBE (born 2 May 1977) is a British Conservative politician and political adviser.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Maritime and Coastguard Agency

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom working to prevent the loss of lives at sea and is responsible for implementing British and international maritime law and safety policy.

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Maritime transport

Maritime transport is the transport of people (passengers) or goods (cargo) by water.

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Minister of Shipping

The Minister of Shipping was a British government post created in the First World War and again in the Second World War.

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Ministry of War Transport

The Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) was a department of the British Government formed early in the Second World War to control transportation policy and resources.

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MOT test

The MOT test (Ministry of Transport, or simply MOT) is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in the United Kingdom for most vehicles over three years old used on any way defined as a road in the Road Traffic Act 1988; it does not apply only to highways (or in Scotland a relevant road) but includes other places available for public use, which are not highways.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru; commonly known as the Welsh Assembly) is a devolved parliament with power to make legislation in Wales.

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Navigation

Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Northern Lighthouse Board

The Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) is the General Lighthouse Authority for Scotland and the Isle of Man.

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Nus Ghani

Nusrat Munir Ul-Ghani (born 1 September 1972) is a British Conservative Party politician who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wealden in East Sussex.

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Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary, in most departments officially titled the Permanent Under-secretary of State or PUS (although the full title is rarely used), is the most senior civil servant of a British Government ministry, charged with running the department on a day-to-day basis.

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Port

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Rail transport in Great Britain

The railway system in Great Britain is the oldest in the world.

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Reserved and excepted matters

In the United Kingdom reserved matters and excepted matters are the areas of government policy where the UK Parliament had kept the power (jurisdiction) to make laws (legislate) in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Royal Court of Justice

The Bhutanese Royal Court of Justice (Dzongkha: དཔལ་ལྡན་འབྲུག་པའི་དྲང་ཁྲིམས་ལྷན་སྡེ་; Wylie Dpal-ldan 'Brug-pai Drang-khrims Lhan-sde; Palden Drukpa Drangkhrim Lhende) is the government body which oversees the judicial system of Bhutan.

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Secretary of State for the Environment

The Secretary of State for the Environment was a UK cabinet position, responsible for the Department of the Environment (DoE).

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Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions was a United Kingdom Cabinet position created in 1997, with responsibility for the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR).

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Secretary of State for Transport

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport.

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Transport Direct

The Transport Direct Programme was a division of the UK Department for Transport (DfT) to develop standards, data and better information technology systems to support public transport.

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Transport in England

England has a dense and modern transportation infrastructure.

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Transport Research Laboratory

TRL Limited, trading as TRL, and colloquially known as the Transport Research Laboratory, is a fully independent private company offering a transport consultancy and research service to the public and private sector.

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Trinity House

The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond, known as Trinity House (formally The Master Wardens and Assistants of the Guild Fraternity or Brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the Parish of Deptford Strond in the County of Kent), is a private corporation governed under a Royal Charter (rather than a non-departmental public body).

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Urban Traffic Management and Control

The Urban Traffic Management Control or UTMC programme is the main initiative in the UK for the development of a more open approach to Intelligent Transport Systems or ITS in urban areas.

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Vehicle Certification Agency

The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom Department for Transport, and is the UKs Type Approval authority.

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Vehicle inspection

Vehicle inspection is a procedure mandated by national or subnational governments in many countries, in which a vehicle is inspected to ensure that it conforms to regulations governing safety, emissions, or both.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_for_Transport

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