Warwick academic leads on AV safety guidance

A researcher at WMG, University of Warwick has set out a series of points that autonomous vehicle developers must consider when it comes to safety. Dr Siddartha Khastgir has been advising the World Economic Forum on identifing the frameworks for Government to enrol Autonomous Vehicles. In the report, “Safe Drive Initiative: SafeDI Scenario-Based AV Policy […]

Amey’s Chief Executive on: ‘Investment in our frontline employees’

By Amanda Fisher, Chief Executive of Amey My priority as CEO is investment in our frontline employees. Throughout the pandemic we’ve maintained pay uplifts for our frontline employees and at the start of the year set out to become a Real Living Wage employer – the only rate which is independently calculated based on the […]

Kingston Bridge in Glasgow given category C listing by Historic Environment Scoland

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The Kingston Bridge in Glasgow, one of Europe’s busiest road bridges, has been category C listed by Historic Environment Scotland (HES). More than 150,000 vehicles use the Kingston Bridge in teh city each day. The 10-lane crossing over the River Clyde was nominated for listing by Transport Scotland to mark the 50th anniversary of its […]

TfL “will need more money next year”

London’s Deputy Mayor is warning that the capital’s transport network will need further taxpayers’ money to keep running next year. Heidi Alexander has told Reuters “In the next financial year, we are still going to need considerable government support to cope with the impact of the [coronavirus] pandemic.” Transport for London has had two ten-figure […]

Three quarters of vehicles to be connected in five years – report

A new report is predicting the global connected car market is expected to double in the next five years with more than 270 million shipped during 2020-2025. Research from Counterpoint’s Smart Automotive service only represents the global passenger car shipments with embedded connectivity and does not include connectivity via smartphone. Commenting on the findings, Senior […]

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