Covid-19 statement from Highways England

Statement from Malcolm Dare, Executive Director, Commercial and Procurement, Highways England which we have been asked to share with the sector Following my recent e-mails I am writing to update you further on Highways England’s approach to the C-19 challenges. The Highways England direction and guiding principles have not changed-they are to remain focused on […]

Chevron TM reaches 7 million hours without a RIDDOR

Having a consistent and positive approach to changing the culture of how staff engage with health, safety and wellbeing initiatives, alongside its commitment to the use of digital services within traffic management, has contributed towards Chevron Group reaching seven million working hours without a RIDDOR. The milestone, which was reached earlier this month, has followed […]

TfL suspends Congestion Charge

In order to help critical workers during the Coronavirus crisis, Transport for London has decided not to charge people for driving in the congestion charge zone. It’s also suspended the ULEZ and Low Emission Zone charges. Mayor Sadiq Khan said, though, that this shouldn’t lead to people driving who otherwise wouldn’t, “This is not an […]

HE in £32m SVD tender

After Highways England pledged to increase the safety levels on smart motorways, it’s put out a tender for a stopped vehicle detection system. It wants companies to pitch their designs for technology that will detect individual stopped vehicles in live lanes on all-lane running sections. It says the SVD solution must enable early intervention and […]

Kids’ radio station teaches transport

If you’re trying to work and home school at the same time, how about almost combining both and teaching the children about roads? You won’t have to do it yourself, because national children’s radio station Fun Kids, which broadcasts on DAB, has put together a series of features which it’s including in its regular programming […]

ITS America still plans to run LA Congress

ITS America has issued a statement that it intends the World Congress in Los Angeles this October will go ahead as planned despite many other events being cancelled due to Coronavirus. The 27th ITS World Congress 2020 will still occur as scheduled, October 4 – 8, 2020 in Los Angeles,” it says.  “There are no […]


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