LCRIG takes on TTF secretariat role

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group and the Transport Technology Forum have announced a new partnership to promote best practice, collaboration and innovation across the sector.  Both groups already work closely together, but this new agreement means that the respective audiences will benefit from closer alignment across several activities including events, guidance, briefings, communications and […]

Winners of National Highways competition to help wipe out graffiti are revealed

Wall-climbing robots, acoustic sensors and laser technology are among the pioneering ideas which could help write off graffiti from alongside National Highways roads in the future. National Highways says it is “is on a mission” to tackle the blight of graffiti by finding new products to remove graffiti but also potential solutions that will prevent […]

Blackpool Council installs its first TRUGRD STREAM CCTV-Radar detector

Blackpool Council’s moto is ‘Progress’, and technology supplier Smart Video and Sensing says the town is living up to that by installing its first smartmicro TRUGRD STREAM combined radar-CCTV solution. The device has been place at the junction of Queens Square and the A584 Promenade for traffic management and data collection purposes. The installation, at […]

New EV project in Lambeth aims to address inequality

The London Borough of Lambeth has announced it has worked with electric vehicle charging company Connected Kerb in a first-of-its-kind project to demonstrate how affordable and accessible public EV charging infrastructure can be deployed to tackle EV inequality and drive greater EV adoption amongst communities traditionally under-represented in the EV transition. While EV ownership increases, […]

AVs “will have bigger impact than EVs” – Mobileye

The Vice President for Mobility as a Service at technology company Mobileye is predicting that autonomous vehicles will give the world back 800 billion hours of wasted hours per year and that self-driving vehicles will have a bigger impact on the future of mobility than the transformation to electric vehicles. Johann Jungwirth says that with […]

Man climbs in speed camera to flash passing motorists with his phone

Yes, this really happened. A man has posted on Facebook a video of him squeezed into a speed camera in North Wales, flashing passing cars with the torch on his phone. John Westlake was on holiday in Towyn with his wife Sarah-Jane when he spotted the camera while waiting for a pizza. North Wales Live […]

India planning to replace toll plazas with GPS solution

The Indian Government is planning to announce its policy to replace toll plazas with a GPS-based solution, promising that plans will be published within three months. The Swarajya website reports that Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari says that the government will come out with a new policy, and that it is already talking […]

Lawyers analyse driverless liability in new report

An American law firm has analysed the question of liability when it comes to deaths involving driverless cars, but warns that it’s too early to say where blame lies in such crashes. Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley and Mann have written a report calling the issues “a complex web”, because often, an accident is not a […]


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