IAM RoadSmart urges new government to prioritise drivers

IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s leading road safety charity and advocate, helping to improve driving and riding skills through courses and coaching, has called for the new government to prioritise the state of the road network in the country as well as road safety. IAM RoadSmart Policy and Standards Director Nicholas Lyes said: “IAM RoadSmart welcomes the […]

Revealed: The speed camera and red light camera capitals of the world

Traffic enforcement cameras, such as speed cameras and cameras that detect drivers running a red light, are useful tools that can detect dangerous driving or traffic offences. Many people, especially while driving in an unfamiliar location, will have been surprised and annoyed to find themselves caught on camera for an innocent mistake – and maybe […]

AESIN holds online workshop into bridging the gap between roads and vehicles

The automotive electronics organisation AESIN is hosting an online workshop on Wednesday 10 July with ITS UK and the Transport Technology Forum to look into bridging the gap between roads and vehicles. It will explain how connected mobility necessitates that we bridge the gap between road infrastructure and the vehicle. Road and vehicle side experts […]

ITS World Congress webinar series concludes with a focus on CCAM

Cooperative, Connected, and Automated Mobility (CCAM) encompasses a range of technologies that connect and automate transportation systems, promising to enhance safety, efficiency, and sustainability in urban and rural environments.  But, as the latest ERTICO World Congress webinar explained, to deliver it, there are remaining challenges around technological integration, infrastructure modernisation, legal frameworks, cybersecurity and public […]

Tata: “ADAS will evolve into an affordable and indispensable component of vehicles”

Vehicles are becoming ‘edge devices’ of the IoT world, and the increasingly critical and differentiating role played by software is forcing OEMs to become software companies. Sandeep Terwad, Associate Vice President of Tata Technologies spoke to Autocar Pro about trends, challenges and the evolving landscape of connected vehicles. “ADAS has evolved from rudimentary safety features […]

UK falling behind Europe in cycle lane satisfaction and safety

UK cyclists are less satisfied and do not feel as safe as their European counterparts on their local cycle lanes, according to a new survey by leading water management specialists ACO Technologies. Detailed in a report, 100 urban cyclists from the UK were surveyed alongside an equal sample size from four other nations where this […]

RAC urges new Government to quickly tackle the nation’s biggest motoring concerns

The RAC is calling for the new Labour Government to urgently tackle the most pressing concerns of the UK’s 40m motorists in its new transport policy. RAC head of policy Simon Williams said: “Roads ravaged with potholes. Drivers ripped off at the pumps. No progress on reducing road casualties. To say the incoming Transport Secretary […]

Louise Haigh MP appointed Transport Secretary; Peter Hendy new Transport Minister

Louise Haigh, the Labour MP for for Sheffield Heeley has been named as Transport Secretary in new Pime Minister Sir Keir Starmer’s cabinet. Directly before being elected as MP for Sheffield Heeley in the 2015 General Election, Haigh worked for three years as public policy manager for multinational insurance company Aviva. In this role she […]

New car speed limiter demanded by EU cannot be turned off permanently

A speed limiter system being introduced on all newly made cars can only be switched off temporarily, motorists have been warned. Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) is not legally required in the UK, but car makers are still bringing it in, because of the large number of vehicles they sell to the EU which must conform. […]

Roadworks warning over trans-Pennine route

Motorists in North Yorkshire have been warned to allow more time for their journeys due to several weeks of overnight closures on the busy A66 trans-Pennine route. National Highways said westbound sections of the road, between Scotch Corner and Hartforth, were being resurfaced on weeknights throughout July, says the BBC. The A66 would remain open […]


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