New footbridge over A46 is to be completed soon

The first week in August will see plans to swing into place a new 35.4 metre prefabricated footbridge over the A46. In April Highways England removed the old 128-tonne Glasshouse Wood footbridge, which links Kenilworth with Stoneleigh and Ashow, to make way for this newer, lighter model. The new footbridge has step-free access, making it […]

Jaguar Land Rover to introduce contactless touchscreen technology

Jaguar Land Rover is set to introduce new technology that could help reduce distractions for the driver. The new contactless touchscreen technology uses sensors and artificial intelligence to predict what you will touch on the screen ahead of time and execute that particular function without you touching it. Jaguar Land Rover says it reduces effort […]

Germany planning legislation of level 4 autonomous vehicles

Legislation in Germany is being prepared to enable the connected and autonomous vehicle sector to allow the regulate and commercialise level 4 vehicles. According to a report by Automotive News Europe (ANE), the framework is currently being reviewed by the transportation ministry and other government departments. The legislation could be ready for next summer. “The […]

Real time tracking of vehicles and people across Oxford to help promote cycling

Real-time tracking of cars, bikes and people is being done across Oxford as part of a experiment to show how easy it is to travel around the city by cycling. Oxfordshire County Council has launched an experimental website to support the project- The data is being collected by Vivacity Labs via sensors installed at […]

New guidance released as industry moves to 60mph in roadworks

Highways England has issued new guidance for its supply chain to support them using 60mph more often within roadworks, but only when it is safe to do so. After extensive and innovative research and trials, Highways England confirmed that where it is safe for road users and roadworkers, and where shown on road signs, vehicles […]


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