Road safety takes centre stage in Doncaster

School pupils have been transported into road safety role play as part of a programme of theatre in education sessions aimed at saving lives. The performances – entitled ‘What Went Down’ – focus on issues including mobile phone distraction, peer pressure and responsible behaviour. The script has been written specifically for South Yorkshire students with […]

Councillors asked to approve Shropshire cycling and walking plan

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will next week (13 March 2024) be asked to approve a plan that sets out proposed new and improved cycling and walking routes in seven of the county’s market towns. The Shropshire Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (or LCWIP) sets out an ambitious ten-year plan of infrastructure measures to improve conditions for walking, […]

Report finds residents want more money spent on ‘active travel’ schemes

A majority of residents in the Liverpool City Region want to move money currently spent on road building to fund more infrastructure that helps people walk, wheel, cycle or use public transport, according to a new report by the charity Sustrans with The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. The Liverpool City Region Walking and Cycling […]

New plans for electric vehicle charging and improving air quality in Reading

Plans to create a comprehensive charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and improve air quality in Reading are due to be discussed next week. Members of the Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport (SEPT) committee will be asked to adopt both the Council’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) strategy and Air Quality Action Plan at a meeting […]

Clearview begin trials of new clickable solar road stud

Clearview Intelligence has begun live road trials of its new SolarLite Click solar road stud. It’s working with roadmarking specialists WJ group to achieve Department for Transport BS EN1463 type approval. SolarLite Click is the latest addition to the Clearview Intelligence range of solar-powered Active Road Studs, with its new design of the stud enabling […]

A720 closure: tree removal work continues on trunk road

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is carrying out essential works to remove potentially hazardous trees affected by ash dieback at 11 sites on the A720 trunk road between Baberton Junction and Sheriffhall Roundabout. The works started last night, Tuesday 5 March and wil continue tonight, Wednesday 6 March ,between the hours of […]

Chevron hail greener, safer temporary coverage solution

Work zone safety solutions company Chevron Traffic Management have hailed a new solution to ensure safety during the installation and removal of temporary traffic signals. They’ve used CoverMe bags designed and delivered by site safety expert Peter Hoban which can be installed and used without the need of ladders thus eliminating the need to work […]

Autonomous vehicles will lead to job losses, claim Labour Party

The London Evening Standard is reporting that Shadow transport secretary Louise Haigh has warned that ‘mistakes of deindustrialisation’ cannot be made with the introduction of self-driving cars. Job losses as a result of self-driving cars cannot be allowed to replicate the “ravages of deindustrialisation”, Labour have warned. During the second reading of the Automated Vehicles Bill, Transport […]


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