Highways News was set up to support and promote the highways sector and associated disciplines at one of the most challenging and rewarding of times in the history of the sector.
Our mission is to help the sector deliver an improved, more efficient and effective service to enable those of us in it to play our part in helping provide thriving communities and a better place to live, work and travel between.
We aim to achieve this by simply providing you with news and intriguing insight… that’s all.
Highways News will feature latest stories about the industry, from contract and personnel changes to updates on design, maintenance and construction plus the latest advances in technological solutions, the environment and safety, as well as examples of best practice.
The daily newsletter will feature short, sharp, unsensationalised stories of interest to all in the highways and transport sectors. The industry moves so quickly that we believe people need a quick update every day to be across everything that goes on.
With 30 years of sector experience between Paul Hutton and Adrian Tatum, we are confident that Highways News will provide in-depth knowledge and insight into how the highways sector and associated disciplines work. It will also provide industry opinion and articles that provide the sector with the necessary information on how to do their job more effectively and efficiently.
Our daily newsletter will reach right to the heart of the sector, to the people that not only makes decisions but are directing, managing, planning, delivering and maintaining the national, local and regional network every day.
To help the sector deliver an improved, more efficient and effective service to enable those of us in it to play our part in helping provide thriving communities and a better place to live, work and travel between.
Industry-wide news, from contract and personnel changes, government policy to updates on design, maintenance and construction plus the latest advances in technological solutions, the environment and safety.
Paul Hutton is one of the world’s leading journalists in intelligent transport systems, not only having a background in writing and talking about the industry but also running businesses delivering ITS solutions.
A trained broadcast journalist who worked as a presenter, newsreader and sports reporter on local and national radio and TV, Paul has been in the ITS sector for 20 years having run the operations of two radio traffic news companies. Paul worked on the Travel Information Highway and delivered the Traffic Radio service for government as well as providing traffic reports for the vast majority of BBC and commercial radio stations across the UK and also working in Canada, Australia and the US. During that time, he introduced technology solutions such as the use of Floating Vehicle Data and app-based services.
He has since edited a global ITS magazine and produced high quality ITS-related podcast news programmes from events around the world as well as providing consultancy, writing and moderating services and operational management for a range of companies. He regularly comments on transport technology solutions on mainstream media and is Communications Manager for the UK’s Intelligent Transport Society.
Adrian Tatum is an experienced journalist, editor, content producer and event organiser who has worked for 13 years in the highways and transport sector, regularly engaging with local authorities, key transport organisations and the leading tier 1 and 2 contractors as well as the industry’s key suppliers, innovators and academics.
He has spent the past 22 years delivering high quality publications, online content, exhibitions, conferences and round tables as well as PR, marketing, branding and communications advice to clients. Adrian is an experienced public speaker and industry commentator appearing on radio, podcasts and sometimes TV, as well as advising clients on their own media activities. He has spent several years leading, inspiring and developing a team of editors and content specialists as well as setting and delivering strategy and development. He has worked, alongside Paul Hutton, to deliver the successful CAV Scotland event on behalf of the Scottish Government, brought the Cold Comfort Scotland event to the market as well as working in a senior position on Traffex, Traffex Seeing is Believing and Traffex Scotland, once again working with the Scottish Government.
As well as a part of Highways News, Adrian is now a consultant working with several highway companies to help them develop, engage and communicate more effectively. He is also currently Development Director for the Safer Highways organisation that incorporates the SH L!ve annual conference and exhibition.
Ed Miller is responsible for Highways News' online operation. From 1996 to 2003, he was assistant and then managing editor for the defence and transport portfolio of titles at Jane's Information Group. He spent four years with the marine division of IPC Magazines as Production Editor before five years as Chief Sub-Editor and Senior Designer at Music Week.
Since 2013, he has run his own editorial design business, producing online and publishing solutions in a diverse range of sectors including ITS, defence and security, sport, music and leisure.
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