Bath & North East Somerset Council to use solar tech to improve safety of rural road

Bath & North East Somerset Council is making a rural bend safer for motorists by carrying out multiple safety improvements and essential resurfacing works.  Safety improvements will be made to the Hogwood bend along the B3110 between Midford and Hinton Charterhouse. The works will include the installation of solar powered road studs, high friction surfacing, […]

New fund to help councillors tackle potholes in Staffordshire

A new fund will help county councillors tackle potholes in different areas of the region. The £2 million fund will be used to tackle defects already reported to Staffordshire County Council by the public, and gives county councillors the opportunity to prioritise local repairs above other non-urgent repairs. The money is part of the £4.8 […]

Plans for a £60 million link road in east Kent released

Plans to construct a new 10km link road in North Thanet, east Kent, at a cost of £60M, have been released by Kent County Council. A public consultation opened late last week calling for views on the link to the A28 Canterbury Road that would also affect roads to Manston Airport and on towards Margate, […]

Tarmac expands electric vehicle fleet with world-first bond coat sprayer

Tarmac is bringing an electrically powered bond coat sprayer to roads in the UK in a world-first project to support the transition to net zero. Tarmac supplier and highways equipment specialist, DE Plant, part of the Thriplow Group, developed the all-electric vehicle which is the first of its kind and demonstrates the next generation technology […]

Public-use driverless bus service begins operation in Scotland

The CAV Forth autonomous bus service across the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh is beginning operation of a scheduled passenger service seven days a week on Stagecoach’s new AB1 route. Buses will depart Ferrytoll Park & Ride in Fife for Edinburgh Park interchange every 30 minutes. The 14-mile route uses the Forth Road Bridge and […]

Clearview Intelligence supports better driving in Hull

Highways and Transport Solutions provider Clearview Intelligence is sponsoring five people in the Hull area to go on an advanced driver course in order to help people make the roads safer. People who live in the HU1 to HU9 postcodes are being given the chance to win one of five Clearview-funded places on an IAM […]

AIA says road statistics highlight reliance on local roads

Traffic on local roads is returning to pre-pandemic levels faster than on either the strategic road network or railways.  That’s just one of the trends highlighted on RoadFile, the online hub of road-related statistics delivered by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA). The latest collated data forms part of a comprehensive update of publicly available information for the […]

Toyota admits two million connected cars were open to external access for ten years

Carmaker Toyota has admitted that data of more than two million users of its internet-connected car services in Japan had been left accessible for nearly a decade. The website NHK World reports the Japanese company says the data included vehicle location and car identification numbers of users of T-Connect and other connected car services. It […]

Man charged with damaging London’s ULEZ cameras

A 42 year old man has been charged with criminal damage and destruction of, or damage to, property in connection to attacks on ULEZ cameras in London. The Met Police says there have been 96 allegations of criminal damage which were passed to it by Transport for London. The attacks have been part of a […]


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