More police forces join National Highways trial of Acusensus safety cameras

A trial of new mobile technology which can automatically detect motorists who are not wearing a seatbelt or using mobile phones while driving is being extended, with police across the country taking part. Ten police forces will be using the kit from Australian company Acusensus, which is mounted to a vehicle or trailer and has […]

Acusensus hail AA support for AI distracted driving solution

The manager of AI road safety company Acusensus says the AA’s call for their technology to be rolled out across the UK is an important step towards the solution being used operationally, saving lives on our highways. Geoff Collins has welcomed the AA Charitable Trust’s support for the cameras which automatically detect whether people could […]

Merseyside using Acusensus technology to identify distracted drivers

Merseyside Police have announced they are using technology from the road safety company Acusensus which utilises artificial intelligence to identify individuals using their mobile phone or traveling without a seatbelt. The force says this will support road safety enforcement with the implementation of a mobile device fitted to a van to allow for mobile enforcement meaning […]

TTF showcases near-to-market connected vehicle solutions

The Transport Technology Forum’s Connected Vehicle Working Group has undertaken the latest in its series of demonstrations of cutting-edge near-to-market solutions. A group of specially-invited senior decision makers from the Department for Transport, National Highways and Local Authorities attended a day at UTAC’s Millbrook Proving Ground.  From being guided to the event car park via […]

Roads Minister Richard Holden and National Highways CEO Nick Harris on today’s Highways Voices

We hear from the Roads and Local Transport Minister and the CEO of National Highways on a busy Highways Voices from Highways UK 2023 today. These are brought to you thanks to the sponsorship of AGD Systems and Traffic Group Signals, Kiely Bros, Re-flow, Stantec and Yunex Traffic. In the podcast from Birmingham’s NEC, Richard Holden MP tells Paul Hutton about the National […]

First JCT Symposium sessions released online

A recordings of presentations from the first session a last month’s JCT Traffic Signals Symposium have been uploaded to the event’s YouTube channel. All seven sessions at the Symposium in Nottingham were filmed thanks to the support of video sponsors AGD Systems, INRIX, Messagemaker Displays, PTV Group, Simplifai Systems, smartmicro UK and TRL Software. The […]

Lincolnshire PCC looks at using Acusensus AI cameras to improve road safety

Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner says he’s thinking about using Acusensus’s Heads-Up cameras to spot distracted drivers and those not wearing a seatbelt on his county’s road. The BBC reports Marc Jones will discuss the idea at the East of England and East Midlands Road Safety Summit this week. The Acusensus Artificial Intelligence technology detects […]

New video explains AI seatbelt and phone use cameras

The road safety partnership covering Devon and Cornwall has published a video explaining the new relocatable Acusensus camera it is using which caught 300 drivers in its first three days. The system implemented by Vision Zero South West uses cameras and AI to identify mobile phone and seatbelt offences. The video features Adrian Leisk, Head […]

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