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A consortium led by automotive technology firm Applus IDIADA has been awarded government funding to develop technology that could radically cut motorway pile-ups by helping vehicles make cooperative decisions.
The first phase of the £380m A1 Leeming to Barton upgrade will open to traffic at the end of the week but full completion of the project has again been delayed.
Ministers have announced an ‘urgent review into cycle safety’, which they are expressly linking to recent ‘high profile incidents involving cyclists’, such as the death of pedestrian Kim Briggs.
Police in east Cheshire have launched an investigation into allegations that the council manipulated air quality data.
Fewer than two in five residents are satisfied with road maintenance services by local authorities, new data from the Local Government Association (LGA) suggests.
Tolls for drivers using the Severn Crossings will be cut from January ahead of the complete abolition of charges at the end of next year.
There is currently no answer to key ethical issues around autonomous vehicles, such as whether they should be programmed to prioritise the safety of occupants or pedestrians, the head of Britain’s leading transport research body has said.
Traffic levels in Britain have reached a new record high, driven by increases in the number of vehicles licensed to drive on the country’s roads.
Two major groups in the highways sector have rejected any potential roll-out of lane rental schemes, which could see those carrying out road works charged up to £2,500 a day.
Luc Warner, UK marketing director at the Parkmobile Group, operator of RingGo, says the AA’s recent research on cashless parking doesn’t resonate with what its customers are doing.
Two deaths involving cyclists made the headlines this summer, reawakening some long-running debates about cycle safety. Dominic Browne discusses when does good safety advice end and victim-shaming begin?
Do we need tougher rules on the certification of highways products?
The first in a series of podcasts in the run up to the ITS World Congress in Montreal in late October.