Road safety discussed with four leading experts on this week’s Highways Voices

Given it’s Road Safety Week, it’s the right week to hear from four leading experts about their thoughts on how we can reduce the number of collisions on our roads. In this discussion, recorded in the keynote session of Highways UK, you’ll hear from: Neil Greig, Policy & Research Director, Institute of Advanced Motorists Mike […]

Clearview announces video analytics solution

Highways and transport solutions provider Clearview Intelligence has announced it’s launching a new video analytics software platform to deliver comprehensive count and classification services from a standard CCTV image. Speaking at the Transport Technology Forum Autumn Update meeting in Manchester, the company’s Head of Urban and Rural, Pete Cattell (pictured) showed an example of the […]

Clearway to launch first in range of wearable technology at Highways UK

The safety of highway workers has been taken to another level following the launch of the first products in a range of wearable technology aimed at helping those working in high-risk environments such as next to live traffic. The official launch, which features a ‘helmet-cam’, will take place at the forthcoming Highways UK exhibition taking […]

Fire Service warns of e-scooter and e-bike blazes

London’s Fire Brigade has issued an e-scooter safety warning after a maisonette fire in the Walworth area of the city, thought to be caused by a battery catching alight. In a statement, a London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “It’s incredibly concerning we are continuing to see a rise in incidents involving e-bikes and e-scooters. The […]

Ringway launches industry leading emergency incident response training

The course, launched in January 2022 and accredited by LANTRA, provides training and guidance for any highway teams working in dynamic environments – such as fast-moving traffic on the highway – as well as how to respond and handle incidents. The unique point of the course is the use of the blue light services’ methodology; […]

TfL to restart work on schemes to make streets “healthier and safer”

Transport for London has announced that it will restart work on paused schemes to make the capital’s roads safer and more attractive for those walking and cycling, following vital investment being secured as part of the latest funding agreement with Government.     TfL was forced to pause some of its investment in walking and cycling […]

Renewed calls for average speed cameras on “dangerous” A41 in Shropshire

The call for average speed cameras on what’s being described as one of the county’s most dangerous roads has been backed by a leading councillor. The Shropshire Star reports Councillor Andrew Eade, leader of the Conservative Group on Telford and Wrekin Council, has written to West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner, John Campion, outlining his […]


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