Aggregate Industries launches new carbon neutral asphalt solution          

Leading construction materials supplier, Aggregate Industries, has launched Foamix Eco, a ‘groundbreaking’, onsite asphalt material that can achieve carbon neutral status, said the company.     The revolutionary carbon neutral solution is yet another contribution towards Aggregate Industries’ ambitious commitment to reduce its overall carbon emissions by 2050 and also supports the National Highways target of delivering net […]

Transport Minister hails technological opportunities to improve transport

Transport Minister Anthony Browne has told delegates at this year’s ITS UK conference that Artificial Intelligence will be central to achieving the transport challenges of tomorrow. In a pre-recorded message to the event in Manchester, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State said AI “has the potential to improve travel experiences through smoother journey planning, closer […]

University investigates “optical illusion” cycle lane

After a series of trips and falls around a cycle lane near Bristol, researchers are now looking into what is causing this “local phonomenon”. Bristol University academics have found that ever since the cycle lane was installed in Keynsham two years ago, people have been tripping over and some seriously hurt as they attempt to […]

Scotland hosts road safety summit

Scotland’s key road safety partners have met in Edinburgh to discuss plans to tackle the post pandemic rise in road casualties and injuries. Transport Scotland hosted the event yesterday (28 February), bringing together representatives from across the sector, including Police Scotland, Road Safety Scotland and local authorities. It’s hoped the summit will help partners identify […]

American regulators consider connected car rules to protect abused people

The agency US Federal Communications Commission is considering introducing safeguards to stop domestic abusers from tracking victims through connected vehicles. FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel is asking other commissioners to start the process of drawing up new regulations. The FCC says her proposal would examine how the agency can use existing law to ensure car manufacturers […]

Police chief to chair National Highways road safety panel

The National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for Roads Policing is to take up a role leading National Highways’ approach to road safety. Sussex Police Chief Constable Jo Shiner will chair the organisation’s new road safety panel, according to a report in Police Professional magazine. It says the panel will help to drive road safety improvements […]

Scottish travel in 2022 down down on pre-pandemic levels

A survey of Scotland’s transport and travel habits has found that there was a reduction in travel in 2022 compared to 2019. Transport Scotland statisticians have released the Transport and Travel in Scotland statistics publication. The publication includes a range of statistics from the Scottish Household Survey (SHS) about the journeys people make and how […]

Winvic Secures Place on Warwickshire County Council Framework Contract

Multi-sector construction and civil engineering projects contractor Winvic Construction Ltd has been awarded a place on Lot 5 of the Warwickshire County Council Framework Contract for the Provision of Engineering and Construction Works. Work under Lot 5 of the Framework will typically involve the construction – or the design and construction – of major highway, […]


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