Nottinghamshire looks to improve KSI figures

Nottinghamshire County Council’s Future Casualty Reduction Target that will run until 2030 is to be confirmed next week. The council is looking to seek approval for the proposed target to reduce preventable road traffic casualties resulting in Killed or Serious Injuries (KSIs) by 40% by 2030. The report of the Corporate Director, Place sets out […]

Road safety action on M6 captures more than 600 offences

More than 600 offences were discovered in a week of action by police and Highways England patrolling the M6 in unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’. Police officers caught 92 drivers using their mobile phone illegally – with one playing online poker and another FaceTiming his partner. Failing to wear a seatbelt was the most common offence with […]

HE opens public consultation into Lower Thames Crossing

Highways England has opened an eight-week community impact consultation giving communities near the proposed Lower Thames Crossing to give their views about the project. It also details of changes made to the project since the last consultation in 2020, and a summary of how the feedback has been used in developing the scheme. Highways England […]

Confusion over road funding plans after TDP published

There’s confusion over how the Government plans to replace lost revenue from fuel duty as people move towards electric vehicles. The Telegraph points out that in the Transport Decarbonisation Plan, the Government says it will need to ensure that “revenue from motoring taxes keeps pace” with the switch to electric vehicles “to ensure we can […]

Goodyear testing airless tyre

Tyre maker Goodyear has announced it has developed a non-pneumatic tyre and wheel assembly to support autonomous vehicle transportation in a city setting. It’s working with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority in Florida to test the concept, after spending three years developing the concept with Local Motors, testing an Olli shuttle supported by the NPT at […]


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