Kiely hails Innovation Festival win as a boost for road safety

Road surfacing and surface treatments company Kiely Bros says winning an award at the LCRIG Innovation Festival will speed up the implementation of a revolutionary surface solution across the UK. Kiely GlassMark won the Qualifying Innovator award in the Surfacing category at the event in Newark last month, winning funding and the chance to trial […]

KaarbonTech, iTip Handles, ATM, Highware Care, Solar Gates UK, Kiely Bros and Connor Specialist Paving win LCRIG Innovation Awards

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group has announced the winners of this year’s Qualifying Innovator awards. KaarbonTech, iTip Handles, ATM, Highware Care, Solar Gates UK, Kiely Bros and Connor Specialist Paving were chosen for their ideas displayed at the LCRIG Innovation Festival, which took place at Newark Showground earlier this month. The event sees products, […]

Local authorities see connected vehicle solutions first hand at Innovation Festival

The Chair of the Transport Technology Forum’s Connected Vehicle Working Group is praising the value of the LCRIG Innovation Festival in spreading the word about the here-and-now connected applications within the transport industry. Andy Graham of White Willow Consulting was reflecting on two days of demonstrations at the Festival in Newark in which a range […]

Radar-detected pedestrian warnings delivered in-car for first time

Connected vehicle experts have successfully linked real time radar pedestrian detection and in-car signage for the first time, delivering a significant improvement in road safety. In the TTF demonstration zone at the LCRIG Innovation Festival in Newark, the Navtech Radar monitoring hardware was linked to a car’s head unit via KL Systems software. Once a […]

Innovation Festival delegates receive in-car first en route to event

Delegates heading to the two-day LCRIG Innovation Festival in Nottinghamshire are getting the chance to take part in an industry first, and receive messages direct to their vehicles as they head to the event. Those with an Android device can download an app delivered through the Transport Technology Forum which will allow them to receive […]

Record-breaking year for LCRIG Innovation Festival

LCRIG’s Innovation Festival sees record-breaking year with more than 550 people set to attend the now fully booked two-day event at Newark Showground this week. More than 200 local authority delegates from 84 authorities are attending, meaning around two-thirds of all the English highway authorities outside London are represented. This is along with over 80 […]

New Local Authority transport technology resource highlighted at Innovation Festival

Local authority delegates and their advisers attending the LCRIG Innovation Festival next week will be reminded of a huge new resource being available to them by the Department for Transport through the Transport Technology Forum which will help them maximise the effectiveness of technology to deliver new and improved services to users. The Manual for […]

LCRIG’s Innovation Festival draft agenda announced

The draft event programme for this year’s LCRIG Innovation Festival has been released, with delegates set to hear about skills, emerging technology, maintenance solutions and the latest innovations. The event, which is taking place on 4 and 5 July at Newark Showground, will bring together local authorities, central government, the supply chain, associations and academia. […]

JCB confirmed as first LCRIG Innovation Festival award sponsor

JCB have been confirmed as the first award sponsor for this year’s LCRIG Innovation Festival – aligning themselves with the ‘Climate Resilience’ category. The Innovation Festival is an event where products, solutions, new innovations and techniques can be displayed and demonstrated over a range of live demonstration sessions. The event provides local authorities with a […]


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