Putting the brakes on nuisance drivers in North East Derbyshire

North East Derbyshire District Council is putting the brakes on anti-social drivers. A Public Spaces Protection Order is set to come into force at the end of September 2023, in a bid to put a stop to those who cause a danger and nuisance to other road users and residents. Motorists who breach the PSPO […]

Irish minister to learn average speed lessons from Scotland

Ireland’s Justice Minister Helen McEntee is to travel to Scotland to find out more about how average speed cameras have been used to make roads safer in the country. Talking to journalists at Ireland’s National Ploughing Championships, Ms McEntee called the summer “really awful” when it comes to road deaths.  “We need to do everything […]

Valerann bringing AI crash detection technology to Peru

British data analytics company Valerann has introduced its Lanternn AI and advanced data analytics solution to a motorway in Peru. To improve road safety and road management, the LIMA EXPRESA, which a VINCI Highways company and the concessionaire of the Vía de Evitamiento and the Línea Amarilla express road, has announced the successful deployment of […]

Kier Group joins carbon reporting project

Kier Group plc has joined Causeway Technologies’ project aimed at developing automated, real-time reporting of scope 3 emissions in the construction sector. The scope 3 initiative is well advanced in developing a software solution that can deliver a credible, verifiable, efficient and scalable way to measure scope 3 emissions in real-time, using invoice data automatically […]

Welsh minister predicts 20mph limit “tweaks”

The minister responsible for transport in Wales is admitting there will be “tweaks” to the default 20mph speed limit introduced across the country’s residential roads this week. Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters MS said he had “no doubt” there would be adjustments in the coming months. He told ITV News “People are anxious […]

LCRIG announces record entries for this year’s DfT Special Recognition Awards

A record number of entries have been received for this year’s DfT Special Recognition Awards. There are a total of seven prestigious awards being handed out by Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) Chair Martin Duffy at the event in Blackpool on 4th October. LCRIG are proud to be hosting the prestigious Special Recognition Awards […]

Ambulances set to benefit from new in-cab mapping technology

A new in-cab navigation application, underpinned by Ordnance Survey mapping, will be rolled out across all Ambulance Trusts in the country with the aim of improving patient care and at-scene response times. The Ambulance Radio Programme was established by the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives and the Department of Health and Social Care to deliver […]

Hannover to remove on-street parking

The city of Hannover is planning to remove almost all its 4,000 on-street parking spaces and introduce a 12mph speed limit to discourage driving. The Daily Telegraph reports the city’s Green mayor believes it will turn it into somewhere to “party and stroll about”, with spaces replaced by cafes and terraces. The paper quotes Belit […]

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