Highways England outlines ongoing A303 Stonehenge work following High Court ruling

Highways England has reiterated its commitment to progressing the construction of the A303 bypass near Stonehenge, after last week’s High Court ruling against Transport Secretary’s granting of permission for the scheme. Last week Mr Justice Holgate quashed Highways England’s development consent order for Highways England’s £1.7bn tunnel, ruling Grant Shapps had not received a sufficient […]

Kent County Council operatives verbally abused and worker struck by driver

More evidence has emerged of road workers being abused by members of the public this week. A group of Kent County Council operatives were verbally abused and a worker struck by a driver who drove above cones and signs, dragging them along the roads and causing workers to jump out the way as he drove […]

Tarmac delivers record supply of specialist asphalt for major A11 upgrade

A major strategic road in Norfolk has been given a new lease of life thanks to the installation of Tarmac’s largest ever supply of a specialist asphalt solution, specifically designed to maintain roads where the underlying concrete has deteriorated.   With the lean concrete base of an eight-kilometre section on both carriageways of the A11 near […]

Prioritising left behind communities and tackling inequalities will form major part of transport strategy across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Prioritising left behind communities, tackling inequalities and accelerating carbon reduction will form part of a renewed strategy for better transport across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. At its meeting last week, the Combined Authority Board agreed to proceed with a reinvention of the transport strategy in the region through a revamped Local Transport Plan (LTP). Work to […]

WMCA starts search for mobility-as-a-service partner

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has started its search for a delivery partner in its plans to build mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) for the region. The authority said it wants to focus on improving the customer experience of planning, booking and paying for sustainable modes of transport through a single interface. Relating to this, it also […]

University gives JCT Traffic Signals Symposium official clearance to run September event

Officials at Nottingham Trent University have officially approved JCT’s plans for running a successful and safe Traffic Signals Symposium at their site in September. The University has agreed the Covid Event Safety Guide and confirmed that, barring any change in Government advice, the event is able to proceed in its traditional format on the 15 […]

Drunk driver “saved” by Tesla autopilot

A Tesla has pulled itself over to the side of the road and stopped safely after its technology realised its driver was slumped unconsciously over the wheel. vgtv.no has published the footage, captured on a mobile phone camera in Norway, showing the Model S applying the brakes and cruising to a stop. The report says […]

Driverless delivery company completes successful demonstration

The electric vehicle innovator Arrival has completed a live demonstration of its driverless technology at a fully functioning parcel depot. The company says this is the first time where an Arrival Van has manoeuvred around a facility without a human driver inside the vehicle, which was able to autonomously complete all operations that are performed […]


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