Just Stop Oil protestors challenging Dartford prison sentences

Two Just Stop Oil protesters jailed after scaling a bridge on the Dartford Crossing are looking to challenge their sentences at the Court of Appeal. Morgan Trowland, 40, and Marcus Decker, 34, used ropes and other climbing equipment to scale the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge, which links the M25 in Essex and Kent last October. […]

Students in Dubai build solar-powered driverless vehicle

A group of students in Dubai have developed a solar-powered driverless car that could be used for transport between its two campus buildings in the city. 22 undergraduate engineers at the Canadian University in Dubai worked in teams to create the navigation system, power capacity and body to create the vehicle. Feras Ahmed Usmani, a […]

Oldham in multi-million pound road boost

Oldham Council has been awarded more than £3.8m to improve streets, pavements and bridges across the borough. It says making sure our transport network continues to be fit for purpose will ensure people can get around easier to access work, training or leisure opportunities, whether they are walking, using public transport, cycling or driving. The […]

Teletrac Navman joins forces with Reflex Vehicle Hire

After a successful initial contract, Reflex Vehicle Hire has committed to operating its entire fleet through TN360, the next generation fleet management solution by Teletrac Navman, as well as equip all vehicles with the business’ AI-powered smart dashcams and supporting hardware. By the end of 2023, almost a third of all vehicles available to hire […]

VolkerHighways repairs record number of potholes in Bath and North East Somerset

VolkerHighways has revealed that its team working on a contract in Bath and North East Somerset has fixed double the number of potholes this year compared to the whole of 2022. Due to the severe weather the country experienced during the winter months, the highway industry has seen a national increase in the number of […]

Government launches review of DVLA

The government has launched an independent review of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency with the aim of ensuring “it can continue to provide excellent customer-focused digital services to keep drivers and vehicles on the road simply, safely and efficiently”. The DVLA maintains the correct registration and licensing of over 50 million driver records and […]

East Midlands funding deal confirmed as part of plans for devolutionEast Midlands

Millions of pounds in funding, made possible because of plans for devolution in the East Midlands, has been agreed and will be spent on improving transport, housing and the skills of local people in the region. This includes £750,000 for a new cycling and walking route in Derbyshire – a 1¼ mile link connecting Markham […]

GRIDSERVE partners with Dootrix

EV services company GRIDSERVE, which is rolling out electric forecourts and EV charging points across the UK, has signed a long-term, multi-million pound partnership with Microsoft-Azure experts, Dootrix, to provide the user experience and back-end cloud engineering services that will help deliver a seamless, stress-free, electric-vehicle driving experience. GRIDSERVE’s “sun-to-wheel” operations start with hybrid solar […]

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