Condition of Devon’s roads improve but worry continues over maintenance budget cuts

The overall condition of Devon’s roads has improved, but there are concerns about the impact of planned cuts in highways spending, according to a Devon County Council report. An annual survey of the county’s network, shows roads of all classifications have generally improved, with fewer being classified ‘red’ or potentially needing maintenance. Seventy-one per cent of […]

Gaist and Safecote enter partnership to give local authorities real time view on condition and performance of their road network

Gaist, the global provider of roadscape insight and intelligence services and Safecote, an innovative winter service solutions company with Europe-wide links who have provided vital solutions to public and private industry for almost 20 years, have announced the availability of new national datasets to enable highways authorities to understand real time condition and performance on […]

Bridgestone and Microsoft develop tyre monitoring solution

The world’s biggest tyre maker, Bridgestone is working with Microsoft to develop what they call a world-first monitoring system for detecting tyre damage issues in real-time. They say the issue is serious, with 30% of all car accidents caused by technical failure. They say that while pressure issues, wear and fatigue are covered by existing […]


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