Police collaborate on abnormal load movement

Seven police forces in the East have teamed up with the Metropolitan Police in an effort to coordinate the movement of abnormal loads through their counties, and to the edge of the capital, making it easier for hauliers to plan their journey movements outside of embargoed times. The borders between the forces, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, […]

World’s first pothole preventing robot to be road tested in Hertfordshire

An autonomous robot, developed by tech company Robotiz3d and academics at the University of Liverpool in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council Highways Engineers, is set to pass its first test outside of a lab environment, on the roads of Hertfordshire. Using imaging technology the team working on the project have now developed the first Autonomous […]

Council warns over fake ULEZ signs

Hertfordshire County Council is warning drivers not to fall for fake signs about London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone which have QR codes linking to scammer sites. The council has refused to allow ULEZ signs to go up in the county, and Transport for London’s signs do not include QR codes. In a message on X […]

Khan urges councils to put up ULEZ warning signs

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging councils neighbouring London who are opposed to his expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone to put up warning signs on their side of the boundary. The Telegraph quotes a spokesman for Mr Khan urging the Conservative authorities in Surrey, Kent and Hertfordshire to “do what’s best for their […]

Hitchin town centre pedestrianisation to be made permanent

A pedestrianisation project that has created “people-focused” spaces in Hitchin High Street and Market Place in Hertfordshire is to be made permanent, following a public consultation. The council says the trial has “created a friendlier space that is more pleasant for people walking, wheeling and cycling and helps cafés, restaurants and other nearby businesses accommodate […]

City Science awarded funding to explore Automated Vehicle technology on mass transit systems in Hertfordshire

Decarbonisation-focussed engineering company City Science has been awarded funding as part of CCAV’s Connected and Automated Mobility programme to investigate a segregated Mass Transit system in Hertfordshire. The project, Dedicated Driverless Spaces for Integrated Mass Transit, will be part of the Hertfordshire Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) initiative, which aims to create a sustainable passenger transport […]

Police release dashcam footage of dangerous driving

Three Police forces have shared footage gathered from dashcams that were used in prosecutions for dangerous driving. Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire have put together a montage of videos submitted by the public, capturing anti-social driving, hoping to demonstrate how this footage can help bring offenders to justice. ***Scroll down for footage*** Since 1 January 2021, […]


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