New survey shows 48 of total 99 fatal collisions in London were caused by speeding

A new survey by car lease specialists has revealed that 48 of 99 fatal collisions in London were caused by speeding. Since the 20 mph speed limit was implemented on over half of London roads, nearly one in four cars have been slapped with speeding fines – tickets issued for 20 mph offences have increased by 700% since 2018, said […]

National survey to ask Portsmouth residents views on transport

Portsmouth City Council is one of 96 local authorities across the country participating in the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey. A questionnaire will be sent to a random sample of 4,500 Portsmouth residents from 7 June, with local and national results to be published in late October 2024. People receiving the survey are […]

Amsterdam replacing Chinese CCTV & traffic cameras over spying concerns

The municipality of Amsterdam will stop the use of cameras made in China due to concerns about human rights and espionage, said Alderman Alexander Scholtes, who handles issues related to the city’s information and communications technology policy. The Chinese cameras are expected to be phased out within five years, Scholtes wrote in a letter to […]

Rutland County Council awards new Highways Contract to Thomas Bow Ltd

Following an extensive and thorough tender process, Rutland County Council has awarded their Highways Term Maintenance Contract (HTMC) to the highest scoring bidder, Thomas Bow Ltd. Rutland County Council’s current HTMC ended on 31st May 2024. Thomas Bow Ltd then commenced with their contract on 1st June 2024 and this will run for a period […]

More than £215 million owed in unpaid ULEZ fines, official figures reveal

Official figures have been revealed that show a total of £218 million is currently owed in unpaid ULEZ fines in London. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request revealed that more than 1.3 million penalty charges (PCNs) were issued from September 2023 to April 2024.However, TfL admitted that over 70% of the fines have remained unpaid, […]

Yunex Traffic and Lifeskills join forces to promote road safety education

In a significant more aimed at enhancing road safety awareness and education, Yunex Traffic has entered a strategic partnership with Lifeskills, the pioneering organisation dedicated to equipping young people with essential skills for navigating the challenges of adulthood. This collaboration will help strengthen the impactful work of Lifeskills’ safety tour, which provides a vital platform […]

Patty Rubstello joins WSP as National Transportation Strategic Advisor

Patty Rubstello, PE, the former assistant secretary of North America’s largest ferry system, has joined WSP as national transportation strategic advisor. In her new role, Rubstello, who served more than 33 years with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) in a variety of roles, provides leadership and strategic direction to project teams working to […]

Further works proposed at Rest and be Thankful

BEAR Scotland, working on behalf of Transport Scotland, are to take forward further landslide mitigation measures at the A83 Rest and be Thankful. Following a very wet period in February, a movement on the hillside occurred in an area previously considered stable.  It is located above the roadside retaining wall, close to where a temporary […]

Transport sector responds to Liberal Democrats’ Manifesto

Following the launch of the Liberal Democrats’ political manifesto ahead of the General Election on 4 July, the RAC’s head of policy Simon Williams said: “We welcome promises of more money for local road maintenance, ensuring fuel prices are fair and additional support for the transition to electric vehicles, but without clear spending allocations it’s impossible to […]

Breedon announces Lighthouse charity support

Vertically integrated construction materials group Breedon has become a company supporter of the construction industry’s very own dedicated charity, The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity. The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is the only charity that provides mental, physical andfinancial wellbeing support to the construction community and their families across the UK and Ireland. A crucial element […]


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