UK SMEs get cost-effective promotional opportunity at ITS European Congress

Small and medium enterprises can get a high-profile platform at Europe’s leading Intelligent Transport Systems Congress next month thanks to a unique partnership of leading supporters of UK transport technology. The British Pavilion at the ITS European Congress in Lisbon is being hosted by the Transport Technology Forum and Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), […]

North Northamptonshire Council set to pledge joint working on A43 major road scheme

Building a dual carriageway the length of the A43 between Kettering and Northampton is set to move a step closer – helping to relieve congestion and improve journey times, according to North Northamptonshire Council. So far, the stretch of the A43 between the Round Spinney roundabout and the newly built Overstone Grange roundabout has been […]

ARTSM about to publish new guidance for portable signals

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management, ARTSM, has announced that the new Guidance for Use of Portable Signs is well on its way to publication. This will replace the DfT Pink Book and will be available via ARTSM website. The organisation says it hopes to go live in June and wants the industry […]

EasyMile Showcases KelRide Weather-Proof Shuttles

Driverless technology company EasyMile has announced it is showcasing its KelRide weather-proof shuttles at the Hannover Messe exhibition centre in Germany. The company says KelRide shuttles are designed to provide reliable and efficient transportation in all weather conditions. Equipped with advanced sensors and navigation systems, these shuttles can safely navigate through rain, snow, and even […]

Highways crews stepping up pothole repair in Staffordshire

Highways crews in Staffordshire are stepping up their pothole repair programme to fix weather-related defects across the county. The spring blitz is being supported by additional investment into maintenance. A total of £5 million will be invested in road repairs, patching ahead of surface dressing, and fixing minor drainage issues. Added to this, patching will […]

Driverless cars stop in San Francisco’s fog

Anyone who’s been to San Francisco knows the city is susceptible to fog, but they may not have thought its growing fleet of driverless vehicles would fall victim to it. However that’s what happened to five Waymo vehicles in dense fog on Tuesday morning, who pulled over on a street in the southwestern area of […]

National Highways apologises for pothole damage

National Highways has issued a statement apologising to drivers who suffered vehicle damage after driving through what was described as a massive pothole on the M4. The Reading Chronicle reports that on Tuesday 11 April multiple drivers were seen pulled over with flat tyres – one telling the paper there had been a “horrific bang” […]

Dartford protest sentencing delayed

Two Just Stop Oil protestors convicted of causing a public nuisance occupying the QE2 Bridge at Dartford have had their sentencing delayed because of a lack of legal representation. The pair climbed the bridge last October, causing it to be closed for two days. That led to significant traffic delays in the area. Activists Morgan […]


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