Ringway launches industry leading emergency incident response training

The course, launched in January 2022 and accredited by LANTRA, provides training and guidance for any highway teams working in dynamic environments – such as fast-moving traffic on the highway – as well as how to respond and handle incidents. The unique point of the course is the use of the blue light services’ methodology; […]

Investment in Luton’s roads delivers results

 Luton Council has completed its annual programme of road improvements across the town, which were conducted over the summer months. When asked for feedback about highways and transportation, recent survey results showed that Luton’s residents considered the condition of the town’s roads to be a top priority. Luton Council therefore invested £5.2 million in a programme […]

Growing a business on both sides of the Atlantic, this week on Highways Voices

“One thing I think that has been key to our success is actually delivering tangible value to customers with the solution that we provide,” explains One Network founder James Harris on this week’s Highways Voices podcast as he discusses how his company has cornered the roadworks information and management market in the UK, and is […]

Road danger reduction charity CEO hails eCall’s lifesaving opportunities

The Chief Executive of RoadPeace, the UK national charity for road crash victims, is supporting a start-up company’s plans to maximise the use of data from the in-built vehicle safety system eCall. Speaking during the Project EDWARD (Every Day Without a Road Death) awareness week, Nick Simmons described the VESOS innovation as “vital” in making […]

Hydrologiq and Costain collaborate to trial hydrogen-powered generator on the Preston Western Distributor Road  

Lancashire County Council’s delivery partner, Costain, and hydrogen industry start-up, Hydrologiq, have successfully trialled the use of a hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator at the Preston Western Distributor Road project’s M55 compound.    The trial is the first for Lancashire County Council in line with its carbon reduction ambitions and demonstrated carbon savings from onsite operations of between […]

Balfour Beatty Living Places secures East Sussex highways and infrastructure contract

Balfour Beatty Living Places has been awarded a seven-year, £297 million contract by East Sussex County Council for the maintenance of highways assets and delivery of infrastructure services across the county. There is an option to extend the contract by a further seven years based on the successful delivery of the initial seven-year term, worth […]

AISIN and Gaist report early findings from their partnership

Following the launch of the joint offer between Gaist and Aisin, three local authority early adopters have already been confirmed and many others are actively exploring the possibilities for using RoadTrace™ insights to benefit their highways safety and maintenance provision. The companies say they thought it might be interesting to share some of the anonymised results of […]

Milestone Infrastructure wins award for sustainable road project

Milestone Infrastructure, a part of M Group Services’ Transport Division, is proud to have won its first award at this year’s Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) East of England Awards. The Cambridgeshire contract’s Histon Road project won the Sustainable Transport Award for the region. The project also received a commendation at the CIHT […]


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