£4.5m funding secured by Amey for UK decarbonisation programme in local roads

The Department for Transport (DfT) and the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) have approved funding for the next phase of the Centre of Excellence for Decarbonising Roads.   Live Labs 2: Decarbonising local roads in the UK is a three-year, UK-wide £30 million programme funded by the Department for Transport that […]

Devon County Council starts smart gully trial to help prevent highway flooding

Devon County Council has announced it has appointed technology company Previsico to trial connected water and silt level sensors along a subset of Devon’s highway gullies. This forms part of the on-going Devon Resilience Innovation Project (Drip) Smart Gullies Trial, which aims reduce flooding on major roads. During heavy rainfall, gullies and drains can become […]

New Tender opportunity launched for A9

The Contract Notice for the construction of the £150 million A9 Dualling: Tomatin to Moy project has been published by Transport Scotland. The organisation says this follows an extensive market consultation exercise resulting in a new contract designed to attract more bidders to the competition after only one bid last time around. It is anticipated […]

£18.5 million funding for UK’s connected and automated mobility supply chain

Thirteen projects aimed at improving the safety and security of self-driving vehicles are to share £18.5 million of taxpayer funding to fill specific technology gaps which should improve performance, reliability and scale-up Connected and Automated Vehicle opportunities in the UK and globally. The grants, as part of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Commercialising Connected and […]

FairCharge and RAC call for Government to back UK’s first EV charging charter

Electric vehicle and renewable energy campaign group FairCharge, in partnership with the RAC, have created the UK’s first charter for electric vehicle public charging with the aim of improving the reliability, transparency, accessibility, and usability of the UK’s rapidly growing charging network. Supported by Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged Show, trade body Recharge UK, and EV […]

“Two million” doctoring number plates to avoid ULEZ

It’s feared two million motorists could be doctoring their number plates to avoid being caught by cameras enforcing ULEZ zones and speed limits. The Daily Telegraph has seen a police investigation written by the former surveillance camera commissioner Tony Porter which found 6 per cent of cars had some form of “ANPR-defeating material” on their […]

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