Cash accepted by Barnsley Council cabinet for transport schemes

Money set aside to improve transport links across Barnsley has been accepted by ruling cabinet members – paving the way for a series of schemes to take place. Smithies Bridge, Royston and Penistone – as well as active travel hubs at Elsecar and Darton – will all receive work thanks to the City Region Sustainable […]

Luton Council condemns abuse on road workers after two serious incidents

Two serious incidents of abuse on road workers maintaining Luton’s road network has led to the council and its contractor, VolkerHighways, reinforcing their condemnation of abuse on anyone that works on the public highway. In one incident that took place in Dallow Road, road workers and traffic management operatives were verbally abused and threatened by […]

Liberal Democrats pledge to reverse cuts to cycling and walking budgets

A motion supporting reversing government cuts to cycling and walking in England at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference passed during this morning’s debate on transport. Cycling UK has reacted to support the commitment, but urged the Party to be bolder in its ambitions. Ministers cut the dedicated budget for cycling and walking by 75% in March 2023, […]

Video explains how Jenoptik average speed cameras change driver behaviour

The road safety platform Project EDWARD has issued a new video promoting the value of targeted speed enforcement reducing casualties across Devon and Cornwall. Project EDWARD, which stands for Every Day Without A Road Death, promotes an evidence-led, ‘safe system’ approach to deliver a road traffic system free from death and serious injury. In the […]

ITS World Congress 2024 themes revealed

The organisers of next year’s ITS World Congress, ERTICO – ITS Europe have revealed the four pillars of transport technology which are the central to the event. The Congress, from 16-20 September in Dubai, has the theme “Mobility Driven by ITS” will concentrate on Urban Mobility, Innovation in Mobility and Logistics, Clean Mobility and Automated […]

Teletrac Navman debuts intelligent in-cab camera for logistics

The connected mobility platform for industries that manage vehicle and equipment assets, Teletrac Navman, is launching an AI-powered, dual-camera dash cam to give fleet owners a unified view of their video and telematics data so that they can understand events and be empowered to improve driver safety through informed coaching. The fully connected IQ Camera […]

GoSafe reveals speeding threshold in Welsh 20mph zones

The Welsh road casualty reduction partnership GoSafe has revealed drivers will not be punished for driving above the new 20mph standard residential speed limit until they are caught driving at 26mph or more. The new lower limits were introduced across Wales on Sunday 17 September, with enforcement being introduced to support compliance. On its website […]

Mercedes adds in-car payment system in Mastercard partnership

Carmaker Mercedes is working with the credit card company Mastercard to offer one-touch payment options from the dashboards of vehciles. Mercedes pay+ is an in-car e-commerce platform that drivers can use to buy Mercedes-Benz products and services, and now through the partnership with Mastercard, 3,600 service stations in Germany, are accepting payment through customers using […]

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