Amazon installs AI cameras to monitor drivers’ performance

The e-commerce giant Amazon has started installing cameras with artificial intelligence that monitor its delivery drivers. The Telegraph reports the technology is being imported from the US and is meant to prevent accidents. The company is using two cameras to record footage from its Amazon branded vans in the UK, one looking out on to […]

Ford trials geofencing speed limiting

Carmaker Ford is trialling connected vehicle technology using geofencing – a virtual geographical boundary – that it says could one day do away with the need for speed limit signs completely. The company says drivers seeing limit signs depends on how visible they are, whether they are concealed by branches, or maybe surrounded by a […]

UK “months away” from hitting 500,000 battery electric vehicles milestone

The RAC has issued figures estimating that there are around 456,000 zero-emission Battery Electric Vehicles on the UK’s roads – with in the region of 77,000 registered in 2022 alone. That’s along with more than 348,000 plug-in hybrids. RAC EV spokesperson Simon Williams said: “Our analysis shows we’re now tantalisingly close to hitting the magic […]

National Highways starts consultation on its A358 Taunton-Ilminster upgrade

National Highways has started a public consultation on design changes to the A358 upgrade from Taunton and the Southfields roundabout at Ilminster. The planned upgrade of the A358, a key route linking the South West and London and South East, will see a single lane stretch of carriageway between the M5 at Taunton and the Southfields roundabout […]

Central Bedfordshire starts search a contractor for its £250m maintenance and improvement works

Central Bedfordshire Council has started the search for a contractor to deliver its highways maintenance and improvement works in a deal that could last 10 years. The successful bidder will carry out works including reactive and planned maintenance, structural inspections, bridge repairs, road building, street lighting replacement and winter maintenance. Other duties will include looking […]

Video case study: Re-flow Field Management review by City TM

City Traffic Management has once again partnered with Re-flow, the award-winning field service management software provider to share the many benefits their business has experienced since adopting the system. As a long-term Re-flow client, City TM has already shared how the mobile workforce management solution has helped them almost completely cut out wasteful paper systems, […]

Local authority toolkit: guidance on reducing emissions from transport in England

Guidance from the Energy Savings Trust During the summer of 2021, the UK Government published its Transport Decarbonisation Plan, which sets out how the UK’s transport sector can decarbonise and reduce emissions on the path to net zero. The plan sets out a ‘place-based’ approach to transport decarbonisation, to ensure that our villages, towns, and cities […]

Plans to drive down carbon emissions approved by Oxfordshire County Council

Action to tackle climate change in Oxfordshire is set to increase over the next three years as the county aims for a net zero carbon future. Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet has approved plans which could see its own corporate carbon emissions almost halved by 2024/25. The authority produced 10,774 tonnes of CO2 in 2020/21, but […]


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