Intertraffic postponed for another year

Europe’s biggest single highways and transport technology show Intertraffic Amsterdam has been pushed back until spring 2022. Originally due to take place last April, the event was called off because of Coronavirus and rescheduled for March 2021. However with restrictions continuing, the physical event at the RAI is now being delayed by another year. There […]

Siemens to deliver FIA’s “mobility advocate”

The global body representing vehicle users and motorsport, the FIA, has appointed Siemens to develop a software toolkit to provide an evidence-based approach to advocate mobility policies and strategies. The “FIA Mobility Advocate” combines modelling for mobility, autonomous vehicles, and the environment, with enhanced analysis outputs to help meet current future mobility goals.  “Mobility patterns […]

Promote enforcement industry’s benefits – Videalert director

ITS and enforcement company Videalert’s new Technology and Innovation Director says it’s important the industry does better in promoting the value of enforcement to a sceptical public. In his first interview since the promotion was made public, Rob Kinch, who’s been given the role by Videalert’s owners Marston Holdings after working for the company for […]

Strong and coherent leadership required on climate change, says ADEPT

Strong and Coherent leadership is needed from Government to make tough decisions on climate change, according to the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT). These were the comment from its President, Nigel Riglar, who was speaking after the publication of the Climate Change Committee’s Sixth Carbon Budget. He said: “The Climate […]

Durham Cabinet to agree further spending on roads

Durham County Council is set to contribute more than ten times as much funding to road improvement schemes than it was a decade ago. Next week, Durham County Council’s Cabinet will hear the local authority invested £8.86 million in planned road maintenance and improvement projects in 2019/20. Combined with the £12.2 million contribution from the […]

Consultation launches on A46 Newark bypass

The public has been given the opportunity to influence plans for a new multi-million pound bypass which will improve journeys between Leicester and central Lincolnshire. Highways England has shared plans to transform the last remaining section of single carriageway on the A46, which is part of the nationally significant ‘Trans-Midlands Trade Corridor’, connecting the M5 […]

Highways England funding grant will help improve Hull’s transport network

Hull City Council has been awarded £1m by Highways England to carry out improvements to the city’s roads. The funding will support a range of measures to assist in mitigating the traffic impact at various locations in the vicinity to the main A63 Castle Street works, including roads which will be used as diversions during […]

Police confirm they’re getting “inescapable” speed cameras

Police forces in the UK including Warwickshire and Northumbria have taken delivery of “next generation” speed cameras which can spot infringements from half a mile away, and take HD photos and videos admissible in court. This is Money reports the TruCam II features a night mode and auto focus which makes it far easier to […]

Online submissions to the SH Awards now open

Online submissions to the SH Awards – the only awards ceremony in the highways sector voted for by the industry-is now open for entries. This exciting new initiative outlines the improvements made and raise in awareness over the last few years in the health, safer and wellbeing sector. Now Safer Highways has made the move […]


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