Highways England

26 November 2020 #Other #TNB News

Highways England has announced a £16m government spend on 93 new gritters, to keep key transport networks open this winter. Minister for Roads, Buses and Places, Baroness Vere, has also written to councils urging them to stock adequate salt and

16 July 2020 #CV Sector #News #TNB News

A new £1 million project has been launched to ensure the nation’s motorways can accommodate connected and autonomous vehicles. The new project, a partnership involving Loughborough University and Highways England, will get underway immediately and is a crucial step towards

23 January 2020 #Features & Interviews #TNB News

Our cars, vans, trucks, buses and coaches are all becoming ever-more intelligent and connected and, as we know, the development of driverless technology is well underway. But it’s not just inside our vehicles where technology is helping to improve safety,

Across the country, many different approaches are being taken to coax commuters out of their cars and onto the bus network. From free park and ride to the introduction of congestion charges and the roll-out of on-demand services, towns, cities

06 November 2019 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News #Truck

The advanced video telematics technology behind a truck platooning trial in the UK is being provided by VisionTrack. The company has joined a consortium of partners, led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), that is conducting the tests on behalf of

An extensive public transport system using the UK’s motorway network could be on the cards as part of a major new feasibility study funded by Highways England and supported by innovative vehicle manufacturer Arrival. The Connected Places Catapult’s (CPC) ‘Motorway

Highways England has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association to offer bespoke safety training for commercial drivers who use smart motorways. The eight-hour, single-day course covers aspects such as different signals on the smart motorway network, driver behaviour and

17 September 2015 #News #Top Stories

Two studies worth more than £1.5 million are to be carried out into new transport schemes to address some of the biggest road challenges in the North of England. Highways England has appointed companies to investigate options to improve east-west

12 August 2015 #News #Top Stories

Highways England has announced plans to commence off-road trials of wireless charging technology embedded into road surfaces. The trials are the first of their kind and will test how the technology would work on motorways and A-roads. The off-road testing

28 July 2015 #News #Top Stories

Highways England has confirmed the Dart Charge project to improve the road layout around the Dartford Crossing has been completed. Roadworks in place since November to remove old payment booths and install a new safety system for heavy vehicles have

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