CPT welcomes government proposals to speed up training for bus and coach drivers and to lower the minimum age for them to drive longer journeys

The Confederation for Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed consultation on two key proposals it has long championed that will make training as a bus and coach driver more attractive to younger drivers. Speaking at the launch of the consultation in Carlisle alongside CPT members Stagecoach and Stanley Travel, Graham Vidler, Chief Executive, Confederation of Passenger […]

Jenoptik hails Greater Manchester’s investment in average speed camera deployment

Enforcement and ANPR camera technology provider Jenoptik is hailing a new contract in Greater Manchester as “taking considerable action to upgrade road safety measures”. Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed the company to deliver average speed routes as part of an upgrade of its enforcement technology.  In a separate contract, Jenoptik is upgrading 90 spot […]

£28 million investment proposed for Ealing’s roads

Plans to invest more than £28 million in streets across the borough are due to be considered by Ealing Council’s cabinet next week (17 April), as part of the council’s commitment to improve roads and pavements and invest in active travel. From re-surfacing roads and footpaths to creating new cycle lanes and introducing rain gardens […]

Bereaved parents demand Government action on deaths from young driver crashes

A group of 40 bereaved parents are demanding immediate action to tackle the unacceptable and disproportionately high number of young driver and passenger deaths on UK roads. The parents, whose sons and daughters were all killed by cars driven by young drivers, have formed a campaigning group called Forget-me-not Families Uniting, calling on the Government to […]

NEMA-certified status achieved for AI-powered AGD650 stop-line detector

Extending its global status as one of the UK’s most successful manufacturers of ITS products, AGD has achieved NEMA certification for its best-selling AGD650 Stop-Line Detector. Imperative for customers in both the USA and Canada, the United States National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) testing is designed to assess the suitability of electrical equipment for use […]

Los Angeles: Waymo launches ‘milestone’ paid robotaxi service

Waymo yesterday launched its paid robotaxi service in Los Angeles. The company announced details for its service in Los Angeles in January as it sought state regulatory approval and local support. Within the last year, Waymo has offered free “tour” rides in Los Angeles, and last month, it received regulatory approval to expand to a paid service, despite pushback from the […]

West Belfast to introduce bilingual road signs

Bilingual traffic signs are to be introduced in West Belfast as part of a pilot scheme that could see the roll-out of similar signage across the North. Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd confirmed his Department’s commitment to the Irish language following a meeting with Irish language business development agency Forbairt Feirste today, says Belfast Media. The […]

Flow Labs introduces Flow RT, a real-time digital twin platform

 Flow Labs, a US transportation software technology company specialising in Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions that makes transportation cleaner, clearer and safer for everyone, announced the launch of Flow RT, a revolutionary new real-time digital twin technology that empowers agencies with instantaneous alerts and insights for better decision making. The platform represents a leap forward in traffic […]


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