Costain and Monotch announce strategic partnership

Dutch smart infrastructure specialist Monotch has selected Costain as UK deployment partner for its Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems services in a move which it says will enable greener, safer, and faster customer journeys on the UK road network. The two organisations will work together to pilot the Monotch open mobility services platform, TLEX I2V, on the […]

Connected veteran cars in historic London-to-Brighton ‘pathfinder’

Three veteran cars built at the turn of the 20th century have travelled from London to Brighton while using the latest in connected technology in what is believed to be the world’s first connected veteran car event. The 1903 Daimler, 1901 Mors and 1900 Daimler were among the 350 cars which celebrated the 125th anniversary […]

Government announces major review into HGV driver training

The Government is promising what it calls a sweeping review which it says will seek to improve compulsory ongoing training for HGV and bus drivers. It’s one of 30 measures the government says is supporting the road haulage sector and encouraging even more people to return to the profession. Drivers currently need to undergo five days of […]

Online toolkit set up for development of mobility hubs in Scotland

CoMoUK, the shared mobility charity has launched an online toolkit for transport professionals and communities interested in setting up mobility hubs in Scotland. The charity has created the free guide with the aim of driving the creation of more sustainable transport options. Mobility hubs, which are proliferating in the UK, involve different modes of environmentally-friendly […]

National Highways looks to a natural approach to managing flooding

National Highways has awarded more than £420,000 to 13 Natural Flood Management projects in the first round of the project covering parts of the Little Don, River Etherow and River Irwell catchments. It comes as the international community at the UN climate change conference COP26 on Saturday (6 November) celebrated Nature Day, devoted to ensuring […]

National Highways launches A12 upgrade consultation

National Highways is today inviting people that live, work and travel in and around Essex to have their say on the latest proposals to upgrade the A12 to three lanes. Last year, National Highways announced its preferred option of adding an extra lane to the 15 mile stretch of A12 between Chelmsford and Marks Tey […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund announces Masters Bursary Scheme 2022-23

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announced they will be running a Transport Masters Bursary programme for 2022-23. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related Masters – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people who are currently employed in the sector who […]

Teletrac Navman develops free road safety data dashboard

Telematics technology company Teletrac Navman has launched an interactive dashboard which assimilates the data from the annual Department for Transport ‘Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain’ report. The free online tool allows users to drill down into the data, access insight on what influences road safety and become more informed about how to adjust driving […]

Ford exec predicts the car will become “an immersive experience”

A leading executive tasked with planning Ford Motor Company’s technological future is predicting that the disruption to the auto industry from software, autonomy and electrification is going to be as big as anything that affected the industry in the last century. Chief Officer, Advanced Technology and Embedded Systems Doug Field (pictured), who previously worked for […]


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