New and improved Road Safety Toolkit online resource launched

iRAP (the International Road Assessment Programme), the umbrella programme for Road Assessment Programmes (RAPs) worldwide has launched a new road safety toolkit. To support the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021 – 2030, iRAP has launched the new and improved Road Safety Toolkit, to provide a one-stop road safety resource for engineers, road safety advocates, students […]

Skanska and GRAHAM join CLC C02nstruct Zero campaign

The Construction Leadership Council has announced that Skanska and GRAHAM are among four new companies to join its CO2nstruct Zero campaign. CO2nstruct Zero brings together businesses from across the sector to deliver the change needed to reduce carbon use in construction. It includes a roadmap for change and clear measures to show how industry is […]

Shell’s new biocomponent binder keeps carbon locked into roads

Shell has launched a new bio-component binder that locks carbon within roads instead of releasing it back into the atmosphere. The Shell Bitumen CarbonSink binder locks carbon into asphalt and bitumen, turning roads into technical ‘carbon sinks’. As the asphalt is recyclable, most of this carbon will not re-enter the atmosphere, even at the end […]

Popularity of JCT Symposium proved as exhibition and conference programme fills up

After last year’s highly successful JCT Traffic Signals Symposium in Nottingham reintroduced the industry to in-person conferences, this year’s event is going to be bigger than ever. A record 28 exhibitors are already committed to the two-day meeting on 14 and 15 September, meaning the organisers have already had to take extra space within the […]

SRL and SWARCO launch scalable traffic management software to mobile hire market

SRL has announced it is becoming the only mobile ITS hire supplier to provide local authorities with a scalable traffic management software platform. The platform enables the growing number of customers already using it to manage their permanent systems, not only to efficiently integrate compatible mobile equipment within their networks, but also in future, to […]

RAC warns of “national fuel crisis”

The RAC is calling on the Chancellor to further intervene in the cost of motoring after another sizeable rise in petrol and diesel prices in May. It’s pointing to figures that show fuel rose 11p per litre in the month, meaning it is now at £8 per gallon, and how VAT revenue is rising thanks […]

Free planning tool launched to help authorities with active travel

A new planning tool, developed by the Road Safety Foundation, is being launched to help Local Authorities to model the variables that make active travel safer, more pleasant and less stressful. “Increasing levels of active travel has environmental and health benefits, but to achieve truly healthy mobility, it must also be safe and feel safe,” says Kate […]

£30m more for Net Zero transition work in Scotland

The Scottish Government is committing more than £30 million this financial year to accelerate the shift to zero emission transport. This includes support for zero emission community transport and car clubs in addition to funding interest free loans for electric vehicles. It says this approach is designed to support more people and households on lower […]

National Highways CEO personally welcomes cost-saving intern to full-time role

An intern who saved National Highways thousands of pounds in just three months with his computer know-how has now been given a permanent position – and was given a personal welcome to the business by the Chief Executive Nick Harris. During just a three-month internship, data science student Vadims Seimanovs developed a computer chatbot that […]


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