RAC says many fines related to yellow box junctions could be unfair

The RAC has said that as rules change over councils being able to issue enforcements fines related to yellow box junctions, many of them could be unfair unless the government improves its design, maintenance and enforcement guidelines for local authorities. The Department for Transport (DfT) will soon begin accepting applications from councils to issue fines […]

Government developing monitoring and evaluation strategy for Levelling Up Fund delivery

The Government is developing a monitoring and evaluation strategy for its Levelling Up Fund delivery. It is currently developing the plan for the overarching programme evaluation and we intend to carry out a feasibility study to fully assess the options for impact and value for money evaluations. The following section sets out the aims of […]

Aggregate Industries strengthens Asphalt and Contracting Businesses with new senior appointment

Continuing to strengthen its senior team, leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has appointed Thomas Edgcumbe to its Executive Committee as Managing Director for Surfacing Solutions, with overall responsibility for the business’ Asphalt and Contracting divisions. 31.03.2022 With more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, Mr Edgcumbe brings with him a proven track record […]

<strong>SWARCO and TomTom extend collaboration to enter strategic partnership</strong>

Austrian traffic technology corporation SWARCO and the leading geolocation technology specialist TomTom have signed a contract to enter a strategic partnership to enable public customers to improve their mobility management operations by using floating car data-based traffic services to complement physical sensor hardware already installed in the field. The high quality traffic services from TomTom, […]

Works progressing well ahead of bypass construction

Preparation works for the construction of the much-anticipated £74m Middlewich Eastern Bypass are continuing to progress well, according to Cheshire East Council. A programme of preliminary works is being implemented during 2022. This has seen the recent completion of construction of a railway access point to the site, near Booth Lane and the British Salt […]

M Group Services signs ambitious, science-based emissions reduction commitment

M Group Services has signed a letter of intent to cut down its carbon emissions, supporting the Science Based Targets initiative. Following the announcement of M Group Services’ leading ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) rating in February, we are pleased to report the Board has committed to join the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), supporting efforts to […]

ITS (UK) members report successful Intertraffic

Twenty ITS (UK) members have exhibited and many more been represented at the giant Intertraffic show in Amsterdam, helping to promote cutting-edge British ITS technology. The four day event featured 13 halls totalling more than 800 exhibit stands as well as demonstrations and conference programmes. People from more than a hundred countries attended. The event […]

First stage of major A47 road improvement opens

The first in a series of major road improvements to the A47 in the East of England has opened to traffic this week. The A47 Guyhirn junction improvement is one of six schemes National Highways is completing along the 115-mile route between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth as part of a £450 million investment.  The main […]


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