Glasgow: Hundreds of speeding offences detected by new M8 cameras

Safety Cameras Scotland has revealed that 745 offences have been recorded since new speed cameras were installed on the M8 in Glasgow on April 2. The Glasgow Times previously reported that the temporary cameras are enforcing a 40mph speed limit on part of the motorway. They are situated on the M80 southbound at Junction 1, leading onto the M8 westbound, […]

Wales: Worrying rise in drivers caught breaking 20mph limit

There has been a concerning spike in the number of drivers caught exceeding the 20mph limit in Wales – but most motorists are still being warned rather than prosecuted. Most roads throughout Wales that were 30mph changed to 20mph last September. It has proved controversial with protests and petitions against the change and polling showing […]

Cruise resumes robotaxi tests

General Motors’ self-driving brand Cruise will resume tests for its robotaxi service, the company announced yesterday, months after Cruise suspended operations amid scrutiny of its driverless cars, which increased after Forbes reported a pedestrian was inadvertently dragged by one of the company’s vehicles. Cruise will evaluate its autonomous vehicles without human drivers as part of its next […]

Over 80,000 miles of Staffordshire’s roads gritted this winter

Highways crews have worked around the clock throughout the winter period to keep Staffordshire’s roads safe, gritting the equivalent of 80,000 miles.  From October, 64 drivers rolled out in their gritters to treat the county’s road network when temperatures plunged and snowy spells hit.   Amongst those drivers were the Moorlands’ hill contractors, who were on […]

Project COMO: City of Essen and PTV Group drive digitalization of urban mobility

PTV Group is supporting the City of Essen in the digitalization of its transport system. As part of the international umbrella brand Umovity, the software company is spearheading the project Connected Mobility Essen (COMO) dedicated to advancing interconnected and intelligent traffic management within the German city. Within the COMO project, a digital traffic control centre is […]

Mark Talbot joins Q-Free as Executive Chair

Q-Free, a global leader in mobility solutions for smart city infrastructure, announced today that Mark Talbot joined the company as Executive Chair, effective April 2, 2024. He will lead the company, overseeing all aspects of day-to-day operations, innovation, sales, marketing, growth, and long-term vision. Talbot brings global leadership experience, steering Q-Free at an important time […]

Women in Bus and Coach appoint inaugural Board of Directors

The Women in Bus and Coach Initiative (WiBC) is pleased to announce the appointment ofits inaugural Board of Directors, representing a diverse array of talent from across thetransport industry. This milestone marks a significant step forward in the organisation’smission to promote gender diversity and inclusion within the bus, coach, and communitytransport sector. The newly appointed […]

Cumberland Council award £55 million resurfacing contract to local firm

Cumberland Council has announced a three-year contract with local firm, DSD Construction Limited, valued up to £55 million. After inviting bids through the electronic procurement portal, The Chest the council awarded this substantial project to local company, DSD Construction Limited, a family-owned business rooted in Carlisle since its establishment in 1993. The comprehensive resurfacing program […]

Nottinghamshire County Council agrees a £66.5million investment in highways

Nottinghamshire County Council has allocated £66.5 million for highway works from in the council’s 2024 to 2025 Highways Capital and Revenue Programmes — which were finalised this week — and includes £33million for road and highway asset improvements. Work will include surface dressing, structural patching, pothole repairs and resurfacing. It will also cover a range […]


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