Highways News appointed senior media partner to Highways UK

The UK’s biggest and most successful highways and transport exhibition and conference, Highways UK, has appointed Highways News to be its leading media partner for 2023. The event, which takes place on 18th and 19th October at Birmingham’s NEC is expected to again welcome more than 10,000 visitors who can see upwards of 375 exhibitors and hear […]

Transport at heart of city centre transformation in Southampton

Southampton City Council is accelerating its ambitious plans to create a more vibrant and welcoming environment for everyone living, working, studying, and spending time in the city. The package of government funded schemes will create a family-focussed city centre that improves community, economic and cultural life through enhancing public spaces within the city. The city […]

New eCall project looks to benefit emergency services’ and road operators’ response to help save lives and identify vulnerable drivers

A group of connected vehicle experts are undertaking a new project to give emergency services and road operators essential data about road crashes in real time. Responding to collisions, stranded vehicles and potentially vulnerable drivers is a priority for the UK’s emergency services.  Faster response and detailed information regarding the vehicle are the focus of […]

Cyclists enjoy new Cornwall trail thanks to National Highways investment

As the country marks National Bike Week, National Highways has announced the completion of a newly opened cycling trail, close to three miles long between Perranporth and Goonhavern in Cornwall. National Highways is continuing its investment to improve the safety of walkers and cyclists in the South West. Cornwall Council’s Saints Trails initiative has been […]

Yunex Traffic to showcase latest solutions for a more sustainable mobility at Traffex and Parkex

With the widest end-to-end portfolio of intelligent traffic management solutions, Yunex Traffic will be exhibiting a range of its innovative and intelligent solutions at this year’s Traffex | Parkex exhibition in Birmingham. Enabling transport authorities to achieve their mobility goals, these new systems help make their road networks safer, more efficient and more sustainable. Wilke […]

Warwickshire promotes seatbelt safety campaign

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership is asking drivers and their passengers to check everyone is wearing a seatbelt before travelling. It says that, whilst most people always wear a seatbelt, during a two week enforcement campaign in the county last year, 87% of those not wearing a seatbelt were male and 88% of those not wearing […]

smartmicro buys UK distributor Smart Video and Sensing

Global traffic radar sensors and solutions company smartmicro has acquired the UK-based distributor of its traffic sensors Smart Video and Sensing Ltd. As part of the acquisition, the former Smart Video and Sensing. will now operate under the name smartmicro UK Limited. The entire team will stay on board to ensure a smooth transition. The […]


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