West Norfolk communities welcome road safety improvements thanks to share of £1m fund

Norfolk’s new £1m Road Safety Community Fund (RSCF) has already seen 15 locally important road safety improvements completed just one year after councillors backed the funding boost. The RSCF is one of the initiatives included in the latest Highway Capital Programme set to be discussed by Cabinet at their meeting on Monday 6 March. Members […]

TRL Software and Flare announce partnership to integrate advanced data and insights into world leading road safety management platform

TRL Software and Flare are pleased to announce a customer focussed partnership that will add further capability to TRL’s world leading road safety expertise.  Flare’s specialism in detecting incidents and hazards among VRUs (vulnerable road users) brings strong added value to TRLs expertise in road safety. With access to Flare’s extensive network and historical logs […]

Eurovia completes major landslide repairs on A40 in Gloucestershire

Eurovia has completed a six-month project to rebuild a landslide-affected stretch of road in western England. Its South West Highways division finished main works on the A40 near Dursley Cross in Gloucestershire last week. This allowed traffic to return to the section between Saunders Close and Sterrys Lane for the first time since August, reports […]

New Active Travel pathway in Findon Valley, West Sussex officially opens

A shared cycle and footway linking Findon Village and Findon Valley, the third in a series of Active Travel Fund schemes in West Sussex has officially opened. The project, which runs alongside the A24, joins two further projects completed last year in Drayton and Shoreham in providing improvements for cyclists and pedestrians in the county. […]

Solar traffic signal first from SRL

SRL Traffic Systems has become one of the first companies to offer UK and RoI traffic managers solar technology for mobile traffic signals, enabling them to deliver projects more sustainably, cost-effectively and safely. The only solution on the market that can be retrofitted onto customers’ existing stock, SRL Solar PLUSTM is the latest addition to […]

Medway awarded more than £270,000 to improve air quality

Medway Council has been awarded more than £279,000 government funding to help improve air quality in Medway. The money is from the government’s annual Air Quality Grant which aims to helps councils develop and implement measures to benefit schools, businesses and communities and reduce the impact of air pollution on people’s health. The funding will […]

£133m for highways and transport in Norfolk over the next year

Carbon-cutting transport schemes are set for a £29 million boost in Norfolk, despite the tough financial climate. Norfolk County Council’s Cabinet will be considering a forward looking and carbon-cutting transport budget for the new financial year at a meeting on Monday 6 March. At £133m the 2023/24 highways and transport budget represents a £29m increase […]

National Highways launches HGV blind spots safety campaign

National Highways has launched a new safety campaign, amid concerns about drivers’ awareness of heavy goods vehicle ‘blind spots’ when overtaking. It says car and van drivers can underestimate limitations HGV drivers face in seeing passing vehicles. In a recent survey commissioned by National Highways, while nearly three quarters of people said they take extra […]

Number plates “too easy to clone”

It’s reported an investigation for the Home Office has concluded that car number plates are too easy to clone, meaning criminals can pretend to drive other people’s vehicles, leaving victims having to prove their innocence. The Daily Telegraph has seen an as-yet unpublished report which warns that the current system of regulation is too weak […]


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