Over 300 individuals nominated for 2023 Highways Heroes awards

Over 300 individuals have been nominated for this year’s Highways Heroes Awards. Following the closing date of last Friday (23rd June) the organiser has announced that yet again, year on year, the Highways Heroes Awards have continued to. break records with a total of 313 individuals nominated for this year’s awards. Last year the total […]

New Local Authority transport technology resource highlighted at Innovation Festival

Local authority delegates and their advisers attending the LCRIG Innovation Festival next week will be reminded of a huge new resource being available to them by the Department for Transport through the Transport Technology Forum which will help them maximise the effectiveness of technology to deliver new and improved services to users. The Manual for […]

ITS UK in HOTA review plea

The industry association for Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS UK is calling for the Home Office to review the process by which it approves enforcement technology for use on the road network, Home Office Type Approval. HOTA is a testing and certification process overseen by the Home Office that enforcement technology must pass before evidence from […]

Nottingham completes Electric Van Experience trial

A trial offering businesses in Nottingham and Derby the chance to try electric vehicles before they buy has ended with 79 organisations planning to take on 158 electric or hybrid vehicles.   More than £2.6m from National Highways, and an equivalent of £1m from Nottingham City Council, funded the two-year trial. The aim was to speed […]

Suffolk Police detect 200 offences using HGV “supercab”

Police in Suffolk have stopped more than 170 vehicles and detected over 200 offences, as part of a week-long operation primarily focused on heavy goods vehicles, but also detecting any offences committed by all motorists.    Operation Tramline saw police provided with an HGV tractor unit by National Highways, which allowed officers to carry out […]

Hyundai connected services users top ten million

Hyundai Motor Group has announced it has surpassed 10 million global connected car service subscribers. The milestone comes just one year and 10 months after reaching 5 million subscribers in August 2021, something which the company says supports the acceleration of the Group’s Software-Defined Vehicle (SDV) strategy. Hyundai says the services used “have evolved beyond […]

Sandwell Council consults on Moving Traffic Enforcement powers

Councillors in the Sandwell area of the West Midlands are to consult on changes to enforcement of Moving Traffic Offences in the borough after agreeing to ask Police for more powers. A public consultation with Sandwell residents and West Midlands police chief constable, Craig Guildford, will take place for six weeks from next month. Offences […]

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