Government sets out driverless plans

The Government’s suggesting British roads could see self-driving vehicles rolled out within three years, with plans – backed by £100 million of taxpayers’ money – which prioritise safety through new laws and create thousands of new jobs in the industry. It says some vehicles, including cars, coaches and lorries, with self-driving features could be operating […]

Thatcham Research backs government’s safety-first approach to driverless vehicles

The Chief Executive of automotive risk intelligence specialists Thatcham Research is welcoming the Government’s plans and funding for the development of driverless vehicles and their introduction onto our streets. Jonathan Hewett says this marks another step closer to self-driving vehicles on UK roads, ensuring their safe integration and highlighting the positive impact that this technology […]

National Highways to work with local authorities on air quality improvement schemes

Local councils will have a new strengthened framework to improve air quality, under new plans announced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Using powers in the Environment Act, National Highways is to become the first designated “Relevant Public Authority” placing a legal requirement on it to work together with local councils when […]

SWARCO rebrands McCain US subsidiary

The well-known Californian traffic technology provider McCain Inc has been renamed SWARCO McCain, Inc. With this formal step, the Austrian-headquartered SWARCO AG consequently follows its branding strategy of ONE SWARCO, anchoring the brand name also in the legal entity’s name. It was in 2016 when McCain became a part of the SWARCO Family. Since then, […]

Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Road Improvement scheme approved

National Highways’ plans to improve the A428 between the Black Cat Roundabout and Caxton Gibbet Road in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire has been granted development consent by the Secretary of State for Transport. The application involves the dualling of the A428 between A1/A421 Black Cat Junction and A428/A1198 Caxton Gibbet Junction to high quality dual carriageway. […]

SRL Traffic Systems receives RoSPA awards for health and safety achievements

SRL Traffic Systems is celebrating after landing two internationally recognised awards for demonstrating high health and safety standards. The UK and Republic of Ireland’s leading manufacturer and supplier of portable and temporary ITS equipment and integrated systems has received a RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Gold Fleet Safety Award and a Silver […]


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