ASI Solutions appoints Jim Christie as its new Managing Director

ASI Solutions, the leading provider of asphalt preservation in the UK and around the world, has appointed Jim Christie as its new Managing Director. He will replace Dr Howard Robinson, who is stepping down from full-time roll as MD to become Chair of the Board of Directors. After retiring from Nynas Bitumen in May 2022, […]

Plans to make bus journeys more reliable in Solihull to be revealed

Detailed designs for new bus lanes, shelters and junction upgrades on the busy Hobs Moat Road/Lode Lane commuter route in Solihull are being unveiled. The new infrastructure will allow buses to bypass traffic queues between Solihull town centre and the A45 Coventry Road making journeys more reliable, regular and predictable for passengers. It is part […]

Clearview delivers new parking information signs for Lichfield

Transport technology, data and software company Clearview Intelligence has delivered new digital car parking signs for the city of Lichfield in Staffordshire. The signs, which help motorists make informed decisions about where to park, display details of the spaces available in key car parks around the city centre. Lichfield District Council has worked with Staffordshire […]

NY Highways gets ISO accreditation

North Yorkshire-based highways maintenance business NY Highways has achieved health and safety, environmental and quality ISO accreditations, which it says are set to help grow its operations. The Integrated Management System (IMS) team at NY Highways undertook a nine-month project, working with colleagues to ensure processes and procedures were implemented within the business. The IMS […]

20mph violations in South Wales recorded, but action not yet taken

The Chief Constable of South Wales Police has confirmed that the force is still “working through the details” of its enforcement strategy. The limit across most residential roads was reduced to 20mph in September last year, and Chief Constable Jeremy Vaughan has told ITV News the force has been “recording data but not taking enforcement […]

Motorway services high-power EV charger target missed

New analysis from the RAC suggests the Government has not hit its target of having six or more rapid or ultra-rapid electric vehicle chargers at every motorway service area in England by the end of 2023. It says 46 (39%) of 119 motorway services reviewed by the RAC on Zapmap now have the target number […]

Messagemaker Displays launches new adaptive speed limit reminder sign

LED traffic solutions company Messagemaker Displays has released an Adaptive Speed Limit Reminder Sign, which can be changed easily to highlight the current legal limit to drivers. The company says it has developed the sign to future proof warnings as and when limits are changed from, say, 30 mph to 20, helping make any transition simple […]

Dutch firm challenges £6.5m ULEZ fines

A Netherlands-based lorry firm is taking legal action against Transport for London over Ultra Low Emission Zone fines it claims were issued unlawfully. The Daily Telegraph reports Transport in Nood BV has applied for permission to launch a judicial review against TfL in the High Court, claiming it has been unlawfully issuing fines to companies […]

TomTom works with Microsoft to bring Generative AI into the vehicle

Location and navigation company TomTom has announced it’s working with Microsoft to “bring the benefits of generative artificial intelligence to the global automotive industry”. It says that by leveraging Microsoft’s advancements in AI, TomTom has developed a fully integrated, AI-powered conversational automotive assistant that enables more sophisticated voice interaction with infotainment, location search, and vehicle […]

Resiliance work on A83 Rest and Be Thankful restarting

Preparatory works to realign the southern end of the temporary diversion route at the A83 Rest and Be Thankful are restarting, after a break over Christmas. The works began in the week before Christmas and are now restarting, with completion expected in the spring. It involves the construction of a new connector road from the […]


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