Harewood Bridge successfully re-opens ahead of schedule after essential maintenance works

Leeds City Council has announced that Harewood Bridge has successfully re-opened ahead of schedule after essential maintenance works From around lunchtime on Friday 18 August Harewood Bridge will fully reopen to vehicles after completing the essential maintenance works ahead of schedule, originally planned for Thursday 24 August. Leeds City Council along with construction partner Balfour […]

JCT Traffic Signals Symposium to hear about AI solution making road safer

Delegates at the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium in Nottingham next month will hear about more than traffic signals and traffic management, as details are shared of a revolutionary new enforcement solution which automatically identifies distracted and unsafe drivers. Geoff Collins, General Manager of the UK division of Australian technology company Acusensus will share details […]

VESOS partners with Surrey and Warwickshire to trial eCall solution

The UK’s lead firefighter for road rescue has welcomed the news that real time road crash data could soon be made available to the emergency services, helping to speed up collision response times and save lives – describing it as a ‘breakthrough.’ Dan Quin, Chief Fire Officer for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and the […]

M20 Operation Brock contraflow in Kent to be deactivated

The Operation Brock contraflow system on the M20 in Kent will be deactivated this weekend, having been in place on a 13-mile section of the M20 between junctions 8 (for Maidstone) and 9 (at Ashford) over the summer period. National Highways and Kent Resilience Forum partners introduced it as a contingency measure last month due […]

Cruise and Waymo To Charge Fares for Passenger Service in San Francisco

The California Public Utilities Commission is permitting driverless car developers Cruise and Waymo to conduct commercial passenger service using driverless vehicles in San Francisco. The approval includes the ability for both companies to charge fares for rides at any time of day. Prior to the approval, both companies operated in San Francisco and other areas […]

Scottish Government spending £5m on LEZ support

The Scottish Government is providing £5 million to re-open the Low Emission Zone Support Fund for 2023-24, offering cash incentives and Travel Better credits, if non-compliant vehicles are removed from Scotland’s roads. Administered by Energy Saving Trust, this programme is means-tested and offers help to those seen as most affected by the introduction of LEZs. […]

Avanci Launches 5G Connected Vehicle Licensing Programme

Independent joint licensing solutions company Avanci has launched its 5G Connected Vehicle programme aimed at simplifying the licensing of the cellular technologies used in next generation connected vehicles. Kasim Alfalahi, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Avanci, said: “Avanci was created with a vision of transforming how technology is shared. We ensure that the work […]

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