Rees Jeffreys Road MSc Bursary Scheme returns for 2024-25

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announced that the organisation will once again be running its Transport MSc Bursary programme for the academic year 2024-5. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related MSc – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people currently […]

Driverless technology expert publishes key “ethical roads” report

A leading expert in driverless technology has published research into how the public feels driverless vehicles should be programmed to make the right ethical decisions while driving on our roads. You can listen to Nick Reed discuss this in an exclusive interview on the Highways Voices podcast this Wednesday, 12 July,. Professor Nick Reed’s study […]

Rees Jeffreys set to continue Transport MSc Bursary Scheme

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announce that the organisation will once again be running its Transport MSc Bursary programme for the academic year 2023-24. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related MSc – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people who […]

Road verge wildlife haven campaign launched

The conservation charity Plantlife has announced that over 70% of local authorities and their contractors are now managing their road verges for nature, using road verge guidance it has published. The Plantlife Road Verge Hub sets out how road verges can be wildlife havens, supporting green recovery. The focus of the guidance is on cutting grassland […]

Citizens help shape the future of self-driving vehicles

New research by leading CAV expert Professor Nick Reed is highlighting how challenging it will be to arrive at a consensus over self-driving vehicle operation. The automotive and technology industries have committed huge resources to the development of self-driving vehicles, but what do the public think about how they should operate on UK roads? Reed […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund welcomes new trustees

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund has announced that Dr. Jo White and Professor Greg Marsden have agreed to stand as trustees of the Fund. Jo and Greg will be joining the Trustees at the organisation’s February 2023 meeting. Jo White is the Roads Development Director at National Highways and has over 20 years’ experience in […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund launches MSc Bursary Scheme for 2023/24 students

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announced that it will once again be running its Transport Masters Bursary programme for the academic year 2023-24. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related MSc – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people who are […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund documents historic Roadside Rests

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund has been documenting the over 70 Roadside Rests the Fund has created over a period of nearly 65 years. The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund was founded by William Rees Jeffreys (1872-1954), the first Secretary of the Road Board, the precursor of the Department for Transport. William Rees Jeffrey was a […]

Reed Mobility and Eloy jointly win Rees Jeffreys Road Fund competition

A Connected Vehicle platform and safe, ethical, equitable automated vehicle road use project have been named joint winners of the £150,000 Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition. The UK-wide Competition, run over the past 6 months, offered up to £150,000 for winning solutions that best responded to a fundamental question: What’s your vision of the way […]

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