Local authorities see connected vehicle solutions first hand at Innovation Festival

The Chair of the Transport Technology Forum’s Connected Vehicle Working Group is praising the value of the LCRIG Innovation Festival in spreading the word about the here-and-now connected applications within the transport industry. Andy Graham of White Willow Consulting was reflecting on two days of demonstrations at the Festival in Newark in which a range […]

Re-flow advances user security with powerful new features

Over the last five years, Re-flow has grown into one of the UK’s leading field management software providers. The company works with hundreds of companies nationwide, including industry leaders such as WJ Group, M.V. Kelly and Breedon. Re-flow is a business that has proven to be constantly on the grow, expanding their customer base, team […]

Messagemaker delivers low power lane control solution in Cardiff

Messagemaker Displays has supplied its low power LED Lane Control signs to VVB Engineering for installation as part of the A470 Tidal Flow system in Cardiff. Replacing existing ageing and faulty signage, and integrating with the existing UTC management software, the signs provided a low maintenance, fit and forget solution. The longest road in Wales, […]

New Report Examines Impact of EV Adoption on the Repair and Insurance Sectors

The UK’s automotive risk intelligence company, Thatcham Research, has delivered its Impact of Battery Electric Vehicle Adoption on the Repair and Insurance Sectors report, highlighting the risk-affecting factors BEVs present to the insurance workflow. Funded by Innovate UK, the report explains how insurers build their financial models around BEVs, examines concerns regarding the repair network, […]

New transport hub in Belfast topped out as it becomes island of Ireland’s largest

Translink and the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure have joined construction partner Farrans Sacyr for a traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony of the new Belfast Grand Central Station transport hub. The Topping out was marked with a ceremonial tightening of the last bolt in the highest point of the steel structure of the iconic new station.  […]

TfL keeping ULEZ camera locations secret to reduce vandalism fears

Transport for London has explained why it is keeping the precise location of ULEZ enforcement cameras a secret, saying revealing them would result in them being vandalised or chopped down even more quickly than is already happening. The High Court has heard how there has been an “epidemic” of attacks on the 1,750 numberplate-reading cameras […]

Consultation on road scheme to help keep Medway moving

Motorists, residents and business owners are being invited to have their say on plans to introduce red routes across Medway to help reduce congestion. Under the plan, some of Medway’s busiest roads would be turned into red routes, identified by double red lines along the kerb and clear signage. Motorists would not be able to […]

Iconic bridge to be shut for 13 weeks to remove infilling

National Highways has detailed its plans to remove infilling from the Great Musgrave Bridge in Westmorland, involving a 13-week closure to the B6259 until mid October. Last September the Government-owned company received an enforcement notice from the local council to remove the infill which had been carried out in 2021. Amco Giffen is expected to […]

National Highways sets out British Grand Prix traffic management plans

National Highways is deploying extra traffic officers to patrol the area around the British Grand Prix track at Silverstone to keep traffic flowing and clear any incidents as quickly as possible. Some 480,000 visitors are expected over the course the next four days, with 160,000 due on Sunday, an increase of 18,000 on last year. […]


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