Survey suggests public want more enforcement and pothole spending

A major survey by the RAC suggests the majority of drivers want to see more average speed enforcement on motorways and trunk roads and an increased focus on catching people using hand-held mobiles while driving. The RAC’s “Report on Motoring 2020 – driving through the pandemic” study asked the opinion of more than 3,000 drivers […]

Highways England starts the search for contractors for routine and response maintenance in Area 9

Highways England has started the search for contractors to deliver routine and response maintenace in Area 9. The area includes Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire. Currently, Kier is the incumbent contractor, after it was awarded a three-year contract in 2018 to support the transition from traditional Asset Support Contracts to a new […]

Columnists give very different views of driverless futures

Two columns by motoring experts have painted very different views about the future of driverless vehicles, but both have questioned the concept of humans having control some of the time and the car the rest. The two are reacting to news that some level of driverless technology will be permitted by the end of the […]

HERE ranked top in location-based services report

The location data and technology platform HERE technologies has secured the number one spot in industry analysis company Strategy Analytics’ Location Based Services benchmark report. In its annual competitive assessment of global location platform market leaders, Strategy Analytics recognised HERE as the industry leader in automotive, industry growth vision, and openness. HERE also scored highly […]

Virgin Hyperloop boss aims at services in 2027

The CEO of of the Virgin Hyperloop project is predicting commercial operations could be up and running as early as 2027, and that it could be the first form of transport in 100 years to revolutionise travel, just like cars, trains and planes did. Co-founder and Chief Executive Josh Giegel has given Reuters an exclusive […]

Police confirm they do not have to be visible when monitoring speeds

Police in Liverpool have taken to Twitter to explain that they don’t have to be visible when operating mobile speed cameras. The Liverpool Echo reports that a Twitter user posted footage with an officer standing against a bus stop monitoring the speed of oncoming traffic. The post included a comment claiming the officer was “blending […]


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