JCB joins new partnership as pothole damage hits new high

JCB has joined a new partnership which has been launched by road users and industry to help tackle the scourge of potholes as shock new figures show pothole damage to vehicles has hit a five year high. The research by the AA – released on National Pothole Day – shows that the motoring organisation dealt […]

TTF EV Charging Infrastructure Working Group details solutions to kerbside implementation

The Transport Technology Forum’s Working Group concentrating on Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) delivered by local authorities is holding a face-to-face meeting next month to hear about practical solutions for implementing chargers on the kerbside. The event in Bolton on 21 February is designed to share best practice among stakeholders who are interested in the […]

National Pothole Day will not exist in the future if surface treatments are used more as part of a proactive highways strategy, says RSTA Chief Executive

Significant savings could be made on costs, resources and carbon by filling in fewer potholes in the future, if more highway authorities adopt a whole lifecycle approach that incorporates the use of surface treatments. This is the advice of Paul Boss, Chief Executive of the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA).  He was commenting on National […]

Lower Thames Crossing planning application becomes the UK’s longest ever

The planning application for the £10 billion Lower Thames Crossing has become Britain’s biggest ever, with documents totalling more than 359,000 pages. It’s been revealed the paperwork for the project to relieve traffic on the M25 at Dartford, if laid end to end, would run nearly five times as long as the road itself. The […]

National Highways asks drivers to give gritters space and time

Motorists are being urged to give gritters time and space to treat roads through the winter, as National Highways reveals five of its vehicles were struck by other vehicles while they were out and about spreading salt last winter.  It says that compares to just one incident the year before and left each of the […]

New partnership launched to promote safety and efficiency of plant crossings

Mobile Intelligent Transport Systems supplier SRL Traffic Systems has established an exclusive hire partnership with the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of security gates, CLD Physical Security Systems, in a deal it says gives traffic managers of longer-term projects access to a pioneering haul route solution that promotes the safe and efficient plant crossing of […]

Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of £22.68m Aurs Road transformation

Construction work to transform a road in East Renfrewshire is underway, with the road now closed for 12 months until December 2024. The groundbreaking ceremony at Aurs Road between Barrhead and Newton Mearns took place on 12January 2024, with East Renfrewshire Council Leader Owen O’Donnell meeting with civil engineering experts GRAHAM who have been appointed […]

TfL appoints Mercedes-Benz and Sopra Steria to co-develop transport solutions

Transport for London has announced that Mercedes-Benz AG and Sopra Steria have been successfully appointed as partners on its new Innovation Collaboration Framework. The four-year framework will look to directly address key transport challenges such as achieving sustainability, making public transport safer and helping services become more efficient and reliable. Mercedes-Benz AG is one of […]


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