Footage of deliberate incursion on A5 emerges

Footage of a motorist deliberately entering a road closure has emerged It appears to have been filmed on the A5 in roadworks near Magda Park in Leicestershire.. In the clip the motorist – egged on by his passenger is seen to pass multiple warning vehicles before weaving past traffic management vehicles before driving through the […]

Data breakthrough for active travel policy sector

A breakthrough tool that provides unique analysis of localised data on public behaviours and attitudes towards walking and cycling, has launched this week at the Sustrans Walking and Cycling Index Summit in Manchester. The Sustrans Walking and Cycling Index Data Tool will provide expert insight to policy makers in local and national government, campaigners, researchers and the […]

New speed camera van launched which can better catch motorcyclists

The Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Road Safety Partnership has taken delivery of a brand new speed camera van with enhanced ability to identify speeding motorcycles. The Ford Transit van has 360 degree and infrared camera technology to improve the ability to identify offending motorcycles while also improving the ability to monitor all vehicles during darker […]

Amey Consulting lands top spot on Midlands Highway Alliance Plus consultancy framework

Amey Consulting has announced it has won first place on Lot 1 of the Midlands Highway Alliance Plus (MHA+) framework (PSP4). The 4th generation of the framework is focused on future proofing whilst offering best value to members through innovation and collaboration. The scope of the framework includes all services required for the design and […]

M56 upgrade moves to 70mph

The upgrade of the M56 between Altrincham and Hale in Greater Manchester has moved to operation at 70 mph. Operation at the maximum national speed limit of 70mph was introduced on the stretch of smart motorway following work to calibrate technology, including stopped vehicle detection. A separate project involving overnight work to resurface lanes along […]

National Highways looks for new ideas to identify bridge defects

National Highways is looking to revolutionise the way it monitors and maintains bridges and other structures by hunting out new and innovative ways that will spot potential defects sooner. Research has begun to help National Highways on the ambitious journey towards self-monitoring and self-maintaining bridges with cutting-edge technology and modern methods being sought out for […]

Scottish Transport Secretary vague over dualling timetables

The new Scottish Transport Secretary Mairi McAllan has failed to confirm if an expected update on dualling the A9 will include dates for the remaining sections waiting to be upgraded. The Press and Journal newspaper reports there is also little clarity about the A96 dualling timetable, after questions over the impact of a climate report. […]


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