Highways enforcement team helping to protect roads and pavements in Southend

The highways enforcement team at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has been cracking down on residents and developers causing obstruction or damage to the public highway to provide the City with better and safer roads and pavements. The new team is made up of experienced enforcement officers who respond to reports received of obstructions or damage caused […]

Law changes to hit those who use a handheld device behind the wheel

From today (25 March 2022), motorists are breaking the law if they use a handheld mobile phone behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos or videos, scroll through playlists or play games – as the government closes a loophole previously exploited by dangerous drivers to escape conviction. Anyone caught using their handheld device […]

Ambitious public transport improvement plan in Cornwall approved at Cabinet

An ‘ambitious’ plan to create sustainable and resilient public transport across Cornwall was approved when Cornwall Council’s cabinet committee met this week. The Public Transport Improvement Plan sets out a package of measures designed to deliver against the council’s identified priorities: Simpler and more cost-effective fares for all as part of the Bus Fares Pilot […]

Emovis Wins Contract to Road User Charging contract in Virginia

Road User Charging technology company Emovis has signed a contract with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles to implement the RUC program for three years with the potential for additional renewable years. Virginia will join three other American states that have previously rolled out the solution: Oregon, Utah, and Washington.  The company says the increase […]

DPD UK adopts what3words for pinpoint parcel deliveries

Leading UK parcel delivery company DPD UK has partnered with addressing technology company, what3words, to enable deliveries to precise locations. Parcel customers can add their what3words address in the Delivery Preferences section of the DPD app. With precise what3words addresses, drivers know they will arrive at the exact building entrance, doorstep, or tucked away side […]

Bookings open for 2022 JCT Traffic Signals Symposium

JCT, the organiser of the popular Traffic Signals Symposium has now opened bookings for the 2022 event in Nottingham this September. Delegates can book places at both the Symposium and MOVA User Group, meals and accommodation in one session. By popular demand JCT has introduced Day Tickets. Click here for more details and a booking […]

ITS leaders Scott Belcher and Mark Talbot Join one.network as Consultants

The British real-time roadwork, road incident and event information data company one.network has announced that intelligent transport leaders Scott Belcher and Mark Talbot have joined the firm as consultants. Scott Belcher leads SFB Consulting, LLC, and prior to his current position, was the CEO of both the Telecommunications Industry Association and of the Intelligent Transportation […]

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