TRL and DfT forge groundbreaking Grant Framework Agreement to drive transport innovation

TRL have announce its new grant framework agreement in collaboration with DfT. This landmark agreement underscores a commitment to deliver its shared goals, including driving innovation and scientific advancement within the transport sector. The grant framework agreement between TRL and DfT has three objectives: Supporting DfT’s diverseand skilled workforce, promoting collaboration across the sector, and […]

Women in Bus and Coach appoint inaugural Board of Directors

The Women in Bus and Coach Initiative (WiBC) is pleased to announce the appointment ofits inaugural Board of Directors, representing a diverse array of talent from across thetransport industry. This milestone marks a significant step forward in the organisation’smission to promote gender diversity and inclusion within the bus, coach, and communitytransport sector. The newly appointed […]

TRL stars on BBC programme

The Transport Research Laboratory, TRL features extensively on the BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys programme tonight (Friday) on BBC Two at 6.30pm. Presenter Michael Portillo starts his journey in this programme at Wokingham Station, and visits TRL’s headquarters and learns how TRL invented the Zebra crossing back in the late 1940’s and how it is […]

TRL webinar with UNHCR on Friday examines reasons for crashes

The latest in TRL’s series of webinars, taking place this Friday, features a debate around “Leading by example – How the UNHCR is improving road safety by understanding the causes behind road collisions involving their vehicles with TRL.” UNHCR is the Refugee Agency undertakes vital work protecting vulnerable people forced to flee their homes, they […]

TRL explains Intelligent Speed Assistance at SMLL event

TRL is dissemination event at Smart Mobility Living Lab in Woolwich in London on 12 March discussing Intelligent Speed Assistance. Understanding the Future of Safe Driving with Intelligent Speed Assistance features a morning of talks, discussions, and a view into the future of safer roads. The event promises ‘You will get ‘first-hand knowledge of ISA […]

TRL webinar supporting authorities’ Green Light Fund applications online

With the deadline for English Local Authorities outside of London to submit applications for the Green Light Fund only ten days away, TRL Software has published the video of a webinar helping authorities write bids to get a slice of the £20 million pot. The 30-minute event featured TRL Software’s Chief Scientist Chris Kettell and Account Director Paul May, […]

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 […]


All the latest highways news direct to your inbox every week day

Subscribe now