Oxbotica masters autonomous driving on the right

Oxford-based autonomous vehicle software company Oxbotica says it’s become the first British firm to manage driverless vehicles on the right hand side of the road. Official trials started in Germany last month on public roads near Friedrichshafen, with a fleet of vehicles successfully navigating a complex urban environment. It’s now been granted an automated vehicle […]

Safer Highways Mental Health report goes digital

This year’s Safer Highways Mental Health Report Launch is set to go digital to alleviate fears of second wave of Covid-19. The organisation, known for its work on health, safety and wellbeing in the sector, said: “In what has been an incredibly challenging year for the industry as a whole and having taken into account […]

LCRIG changes legal status to “move to the next level”

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group has completed the legal process to a Community Interest Company, which means it can now operate along the lines of any other limited company. This means LCRIG is now in a position to procure goods and services, lease offices and apply for government funding. Chief Executive Martin Duffy (pictured) […]

A share of £2 million available to support local clean air projects in England

A share of £2m is being made available to support local clean air projects in England, with the Government launching the latest tranche of funding from its Air Quality Grant scheme. The scheme aimed at helping schools, businesses, and communities reduce the health impacts of air pollution, is open for local authorities in England to […]

Bus and public transport services to be debated in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire’s public transport network and the continued role it will platy in the Covid 19 recovery, will be the topic of discussion at the next West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee Members will hear about the longer term strategy for the recovery of the region’s transport network, including how the pandemic has caused a […]

Glasgow to introduce car free zones around 21 primary schools

Glasgow City Council is to raise its efforts on road safety for primary school pupils across the city with a plan to introduce car free zones around 21 city primary schools. An on-going trial of car free zones has seen significant reductions in traffic around six primary schools with 69% fewer vehicles identified outside those […]


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