New alliance calls on government to make roads safer and healthier

A new pressure group is urging the Government to show leadership, through robust and new Road Safety Strategy policies and investment to make our roads and urban spaces safe and healthy. The Safe Roads for All Alliance says a new strategy is urgently needed and would “prevent thousands of tragic deaths, catastrophic injuries, killer respiratory […]

Project Endeavour concludes in London

The Project Endeavour driverless car pilot has concluded its multi-city demonstration of autonomous vehicle services with a final on-road trial in Greenwich, in which members of the public were able to ride in one of six Ford Mondeo vehicles integrated with Oxbotica’s autonomy software platform. After COVID-19 restrictions prevented public involvement in the earlier Oxford […]

TRL, AECOM and Pavement Testing Services win Highways England pavement testing contract work

TRL, AECOM and Pavement Testing Services have won contracts with Highways England for pavement testing work across the country. Work includes technical and intrusive pavement surveys, split into in six Lots across country. This will see engineers undertake coring of pavements to determine the pavement structure, layer thickness and condition as well as collate the […]

TRL announces electric HGV research project

TRL has announced it is leading a comprehensive study of an innovative Electric Road System applied to 44 tonne Heavy Goods Vehicles as a cost effective and feasible solution. ElectroRoad is part of the ZERFT programme, comprising 20 projects focussed on helping the UK solve challenges around zero emission road freight. Delivering the ElectroRoad project […]

Digital Twin of road network moves closer thanks to Gaist and TRL tie-up

TRL and Gaist are collaborating to develop a national digital twin of the road network in a project they say could revolutionise how we plan and manage our roads. Gaist, whose expertise is in roadscape insight and intelligence services, is to explore with TRL what the detailed case is for a digital twin of the […]

TRL awarded delivery contract for new look crash data programme

TRL has been awarded the delivery contract to implement the ‘Road Accident In-Depth Studies‘ (RAIDS) programme for the UK Department for Transport for the third consecutive time. The programme will collect data from road traffic collisions, focusing on the vehicles and people involved, and the collision scene. Changes to the UK vehicle parc, and the […]

Jenoptik joins London’s Smart Mobility Living Lab

The ANPR technology company Jenoptik has joined the TRL-owned Smart Mobility Living Lab, a community of businesses working to achieve connected, automated, shared and electric mobility. Jenoptik joins more than 30 other companies, from multinationals to start-ups to micro-SMEs who are working closely with each other to address and solve technical challenges. Jenoptik is well […]


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