Member of public threatens roadworkers with axe

Frightening footage has emerged of a traffic management crew being threatened by a male member of the public with an axe. Believed to have taken place on the A36 between Beckington and Rode in Somerset the shocking video shows two traffic management operatives repeatedly threatened by the individual brandishing a dangerous weapon, reports Safer Highways. […]

Restorative works to get underway at Myton Swing Bridge

Major repairs are taking place on a landmark Hull swing bridge next month to create safer and better journeys for the future.   Myton Swing Bridge, which carries the A63 over the River Hull, will undergo restorative work including bearing replacement, resurfacing, bridge joint work, waterproofing and barrier and lighting improvements. Work will begin on […]

Vision Zero strategy launched to drive road safety across Liverpool City Region

A new strategy focused on driving down the number road traffic collisions with a bold aspiration that no one will die or be seriously injured on the region’s roads by 2040 will be launched today. The Liverpool City Region’s Road Safety strategy will be unveiled by the Merseyside Police Commissioner Emily Spurrell and Mayor Steve […]

ITS (UK) announces new Chief Executive

Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS (UK)) has announced today the appointment of Max Sugarman as its new Chief Executive, following the news that current Secretary General Jennie Martin will retire in 2023. Sugarman has around a decade of experience working in transport and communications. He joins from the Catapult Network, the UK’s cluster of innovation […]

LCRIG President Britain wins Lifetime Achievement award

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group President Will Britain has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Highways Awards. Mr Britain said: “I am extremely honoured and proud to have received this award, but I wouldn’t have received this without the assistance of many people in the highways sector who have collaborated with […]

Expansion of London’s ULEZ boosts TfL’s income by almost £100m

The RAC says the expansion of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone to cover a much larger area has generated an estimated £93.6 million of additional revenue from drivers of non-compliant vehicles having to pay £12.50 a day. As the first anniversary approaches, it has analysed official Transport for London data which shows that since the beginning […]

UltraCrete repairs troublesome chamber on busy London road

Drivers on a road in West London have had their commute improved thanks to repairs to a long-standing failed access cover using UltraCrete’s market-leading access cover reinstatement materials. Client Openreach, and contractors Centercomms Ltd, were having to regularly repair a failed ironwork chamber – the longest standing failed unit on their work stack. The troublesome […]


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