Jersey improves its air quality again

Jersey’s air quality was on average, 13.6% lower than it recorded in 2019, according to a new report published by its Minister for the Environment. It is the 24th consecutive year in which the annual monitoring programme has been carried out, analysing pollutant concentrations in the Island. A central monitoring station at the Central Market, along […]

Independent research proves the lifesaving value of Jenoptik SPECS average speed enforcement

New analysis of road collision statistics by the independent transport safety and road user behaviour consultancy Agilysis, shows that average speed cameras have contributed to casualty reduction by halving the number of crashes, where someone was either killed or seriously injured.  In real terms, these figures equate to the UK benefiting from a reduction of […]

Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police secure £67,000 road safety funding

A West Yorkshire Police operation that has dealt with thousands of dangerous drivers in Leeds has been extended for another 12 months, thanks to a commitment of £67,000 in funding from Leeds City Council. Operation SPARC (Supporting Partnership Action to Reduce Road Casualties) was developed in partnership with West Yorkshire Police (Leeds District) in response […]

Subsidies for zero-emission vehicles targets affordable models

The Government has announced that the grant scheme for zero-emission vehicles has been updated to target less expensive models, which it says allows the scheme’s funding to help more people make the switch to an EV.  It says the plug-in grant scheme, which has used taxpayers’ money to support the purchase of nearly half a million vehicles over a decade, […]

Survey suggests smart motorways are misunderstood

A new survey of drivers in England suggests nearly half of drivers don’t know what to do if they break down on a smart motorway. Research by Maru/Blue for the insurance comparison site GoCompare found 45% of drivers surveyed said they wouldn’t know what to do, while 52% of respondents were not aware that you […]

Additional traffic sensors installed in Kent as part of ADEPT Live Labs trial

Kent County Council and its partners at Amey are installing more traffic sensors on behalf of Dartford Borough Council to monitor traffic patterns that are helping make future transport decisions for the county. It’s part of the £22.9m Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport, ADEPT, SMART Places Live Labs programme. They are […]


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