Industry sadness as Econ Engineering’s Andrew Lupton dies

Econ Engineering has announced that its Sales Director, Andrew Lupton has ‘suddenly and unexpectedly’ died. He passed away on Sunday 9th January, with the company issuing the following statement: “It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death on Sunday 9th January 2022 of our much-loved Sales Director, Andrew […]

AW Repair Group becomes first group to complete Thatcham Research EV training

As the number of Electric Vehicle registrations continues to increase rapidly – with 190,792 pure electric cars registered last year, up from 108,205 the year before – AW Repair Group has achieved ‘EV Ready’ certification across all its sites. AW, one of the UK’s leading accident repair groups, was the first to sign up for […]

Yunex Traffic and Costain win Preston road signals contract

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a major contract to supply traffic signals for the new Preston Western Distributor Road. Working with Costain, the project’s main contractor, Yunex Traffic will supply and install traffic controllers and signals at 11 locations along the route, including both intersection and pedestrian crossing signals. John Holding, Senior Project Manager for […]

National Highways launches consultation on A46 Walsgrave upgrade

Motorists, businesses and residents are being invited by National Highways to have their say on a major upgrade at the A46 Walsgrave junction in Coventry. The consultation period on the scheme starts on Tuesday 11 January with details about the project being uploaded onto the scheme website for people to look at. Members of the […]

Stansted Airport uses Videalert CCTV for parking compliance

London Stansted Airport has installed Videalert CCTV enforcement cameras to eliminate the incidence of tailgating as drivers attempt to leave the drop off zones and short term car parks without paying. The cameras were supplied as part of an ongoing contract with NSL, the UK’s leading provider of parking enforcement services, which includes back office processing and […]

SEA installs red light enforcement system at level crossing

Traffic safety and enforcement system provider SEA has completed an installation of its Red Light Safety Enforcement System at a railway level crossing in Greenland Mill, Bradford-on-Avon which it says, as the first RLSE installed in Network Rail’s Western region, will help improve road safety and save lives. SEA’s RLSE is an enforcement system, detecting […]

Trainers turn to Virtual Reality to teach new HGV drivers

One of the UK’s largest HGV training companies has turned to Virtual Reality technology to help prospective drivers learn key safety procedures more effectively and get test-ready quicker amid a shortage of available training vehicles. Over the past few months, the UK has suffered a shortage of more than 100,000 qualified HGV drivers. and the […]

‘Much still to be done’ to change attitudes towards active travel in Liverpool

There is ‘much still to be done’ to better incentivise and change attitudes towards active travel in the city, according to Liverpool Council’s Cabinet member for Climate Change and Environment. Cllr Dan Barrington said the city council has worked to ‘grasp’ the opportunity in terms of how people travel since the beginning of the pandemic, however […]

West Midlands gets funding to support new 5G solutions

West Midlands 5G has been awarded £2.4m in funding through the DCMS Future RAN competition. Future RAN is a funding competition that has allocated £30million of research and development funding to projects that support the goals of the Government’s 5G Supply Chain Diversification Strategy, an ambitious plan to grow the UK’s telecoms supply chain while ensuring […]

Teletrac Navman secures fleet telematics contract with Asco

Telematics technology company Teletrac Navman has secured a contract to supply logistics and materials management company ASCO its mobile asset and fleet management technology for the optimisation of a 350-strong fleet of vehicles in the UK. Headquartered in Dyce, Aberdeen, ASCO provides logistics and materials management services, operating across markets including new energy, decommissioning and […]


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