Kent: Red routes to start next week, with £70 fine

New ‘red routes’ are due to come into effect from next Monday (May 20) on some roads in Kent. And there seems confusion locally over what they are and how they work. The controversial move will see double yellow lines turning red. But the scheme has been questioned by traders and residents, says Kent Live. The […]

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 […]

UK-first innovation set to revolutionise road marking sector

WJ Group has launched a groundbreaking innovation called ThermoPrint, which is set to revolutionise the road marking sector and save lives. Its new technology eliminates the need for the century-old practice of applying thermoplastic road markings by hand, using an automated machine with advanced application equipment. Traditionally, the process of laying thermoplastic road markings such as letters, numbers, […]

EXCLUSIVE – SWARCO bringing road marking business to UK

The Austrian traffic technology corporation SWARCO has confirmed that its acquisition of the British road marking company HITEX will lead to the introduction of its lining solutions into the UK. SWARCO’s initial business in the road sector more than 50 years ago was to provide road marking using  the technique of including glass beads within […]


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