Truss could make motorway speed limits “advisory” and would scrap smart motorways

The person expected to be chosen as the UK’s next Prime Minister says she’s prepared to look at introducing a German-style system motorways with no speed limits, and will get rid of smart motorways because “the experiment hasn’t worked”. At the final hustings in front of Conservative Members before the leadership ballot closes, Liz Truss […]

UK company in mass semiconductor production

With the global chip shortage affecting the ability for transport technology suppliers and motor manufacturers to fulfil orders, a UK-based semiconductor maker has announced the start of mass production of microchips in low-cost plastic encapsulated QFN packages in its UK facility. The majority of semiconductor packaging taking place in large out-sourced assembly and test production […]

National Highways supports campaign to boost recruitment in logistics sector

National Highways is supporting a recruitment campaign to boost applications for roles in the logistics sector. The industry has long had difficulties in attracting and retaining staff, but now Generation Logistics has been launched to help attract, identify and develop a new and diverse generation of talent to fill vacancies industry-wide and future-proof the sector. […]

Microsoft increases ITS commitment by joining ERTICO

Pan-European intelligent transport systems organisation ERTICO has announced that Microsoft has joined its Partnership, saying the technology corporation’s participation adds another important player in the connectivity sector. Microsoft says its mission is “to enable people and businesses worldwide to realise their full potential by creating technology that transforms the ways people work, play, communicate and […]

Liverpool mayor announces new £2 bus fares to be available within weeks

Liverpool Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that bus passengers will soon be able to travel across the Liverpool City Region for no more than £2 per journey in a bid to help residents save money during the cost of living crisis. By 18th September adult single fares on all services will cost a maximum of […]

Safer roads in Dundee as progress made with road safety measures

The number of people killed and injured on Dundee’s roads continues to drop and progress is being made towards meeting new Scottish Government casualty reduction targets by 2030.  New figures revealed by Dundee City Council show that casualty figures are reducing and progress on extending the number of roads subject to 20mph limits continues.  To continue […]

Car Free Day – A better connected Brighton

Brighton & Hove Council is urging people across Brighton & Hove to get involved with our events and offers to mark Car Free Day on Thursday 22 September. A week-long series of activities will be taking place around the city designed to get us thinking about travelling more sustainably. The local theme this year is ‘A Better […]

Vehicle hire company using Teletrac Navman AI solution to deliver real-time data

The vehicle hire provider Reflex has partnered with global telematics technology company Teletrac Navman to use technology it expects will transform its fleet operations. Reflex Vehicle Hire supplies an extensive selection of commercial vehicles to businesses across the UK. Following a successful trial period, the nationwide business is to equip its entire strong fleet of […]

NY Highways’ incident reporting app shortlisted for national award

A pioneering mobile app developed by North Yorkshire’s newly established highways maintenance company has been shortlisted in the Highways Awards 2022. The Connected Safety Net incident reporting mobile app is used by employees to detect and record near-miss incidents, allowing the use of photos and video to quickly add more detail to reports. It includes […]


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