TRL Celebrates 90th Anniversary

TRL reaches a milestone in December, marking nine decades of what it’s hailing as transformative transport research. Since its establishment in 1933, TRL has been a global leader in research themes that resonate as much today as they did at the start: to make highways more cost effective to build and operate, to make transport […]

Surgeon calls for speeding attitudes to focus on health

A trauma surgeon specialising in paediatrics has called for speeding to be considered as a public health issue rather than something to do with politics or civil liberties. Dr Phil Hyde, who is a Paediatric Intensive Care Consultant at University Hospital Southampton, made the comments during a TRL-led webinar looking at speed on our roads […]

TRL asks safe speeds – what is safe enough?

As part of Road Safety Week, TRL’s Nancy Abira, Angela Fuller-Dapaah, Linda Masibo and John Fletcher have written a blog focusing on ‘Safe speeds- what is safe enough’. They write how the balance between arriving in good time and arriving safely is one that can be difficult to achieve, and research shows that for many commuters, the […]

Final places available for TRL’s road safety webinar on speed

Extra places have been made available to cope with demand to attend a TRL webinar tomorrow (Thursday) on managing speeding on roads. Speed is a critical factor in preventing life-changing injuries during a crash and the webinar will look at why aren’t we doing more to manage speeds on our roads. A webinar featuring a […]

Register for the TRL Road Safety webinar in association with Highways News

Speed is a critical factor in preventing life-changing injuries during a crash. So why aren’t we doing more to manage speeds on our roads? Join TRL for a webinar featuring a panel of leading experts who will share their experiences on speed and consider if we need to change our attitudes towards the speeds of […]

Mobility Campers pledge to “make a difference”

The 6th annual volunteer-run Mobility Camp “unconference” has taken place, with nearly a hundred people coming together to discuss, debate and tackle the subject of ‘Changing the Narrative in transport’. The attendees, from backgrounds including transport planners, councillors, modellers, engineers, technologists and students came together for the event at the IET in Birmingham, which saw only […]

TRL Wins Contract to Investigate and Assess Health Risks Associated with the Fires at former London gravel extraction site

TRL has been commissioned to investigate and assess the health risks associated with the fires at Arnolds Field. The project, issued by The London Borough of Havering, seeks to independently verify the pollution arising from the repeated fires. Building on TRL’s proven experience of monitoring commercial and residential fires for local authorities and government agencies, […]

SMLL adds co-operative infrastructure features to test bed

The TRL-led Smart Mobility Living Lab has added new co-operative, connected Intelligent Transport Systems trials to validate the performance of connected and autonomous vehicles. The SMLL was at the heart of the recent ServCity project, which saw a Nissan Leaf self-driving around the streets in Woolwich in Southeast London, demonstrated the potential for receiving live […]


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