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cyclists and pedestrians

Safety for cyclists and pedestrians at heart of Highway Code review

Transport Minister Jesse Norman has announced that the Government is set to review how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians
Tram

Nottingham Tram is heading in the right direction

Thanks to Agility, passengers in Nottingham benefit from a smooth service with asset availability running at 98%
dangerous driver

One in five married Brits say their other half is a dangerous driver

New research of the nation’s motorists has revealed the extent to which UK couples literally drive each other round the bend - with 26% of Brits having refused to get in the car with their partner in the past year because they believe they are a dangerous driver
street lighting

Over a quarter of UK drivers avoid driving after dark due to poor street...

Over a quarter (26%) of UK adults say that they are deterred from driving after dark by the quality of street lighting available on their local roads, according to new research, commissioned by technology company, Yotta
compensation

Rail passengers to benefit from ‘one-click’ compensation systems

New rules making it easier for rail passengers to claim compensation for delays and disruption have been announced today
transport city fund

PM announces ten cities shortlisted for major transport funding

The Prime Minister has announced ten cities that have been shortlisted for the next stage of the £1.7 billion Transforming Cities Fund.
driverless cars

The rise of driver assistance technology

When we look at buying a new car, the technology on offer can often sway our decision. As technology advances though, so too does our range of driver-assistance tools.
vehicle technology

Fuel cell electric vehicles: The genesis of a new era or myth-busting vehicle technology?

Arvind Noel Xavier Leo and Anjan Hemanth Kumar from Frost & Sullivan explore fuel cell electric vehicles and ask if this is the genesis of a new era or simply myth-busting around new energy vehicle technology
sustainable transport

Will waste fuel our aeroplanes? How sustainable transport could change the future

Waste Management professionals, Reconomy have teamed up with Mediaworks to find out if waste will be used as the new fuel for our aeroplanes.
Hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen-powered trains: The remaining challenges for innovators

Rosie Hardy and Frank Harner at Withers & Rogers explore the exciting world of hydrogen-powered trains and detail what the remaining challenges for innovators are in this area
aviation fuels

The rise of sustainable aviation fuels

Dr Simon Blakey, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the Low Carbon Combustion Centre, The University of Sheffield explores the rise of sustainable aviation fuels
holiday destination

40% of poll respondents find driving to a holiday destination stressful

Three loo stops, two bouts of tears, 11 cries of ‘’are we nearly there yet?’’, one cry of "I feel sick" - and getting lost twice are all part of the average family car journey to a holiday destination, according to a new survey 

Traffic jams — how much of a problem was it become across Britain?

Vindis theorise whether knowing where and when is worst for traffic jams across the UK can be another solution for sorting out gridlock Britain.
autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities

Dr Ingo Stuermer, Global Engineering Director Autonomous Driving, Aptiv explores the extent to which autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities in the future.
career in air traffic control

School leavers urged to consider career in air traffic control

As the UK’s airports gear up for what could be their busiest summer on record, NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results to consider a career in the aviation industry.
Manston Airport

Planning Inspectorate to review application to reopen and upgrade Manston Aiport

The Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government has accepted an application from the Planning Inspectorate to reopen and upgrade Manston Airport.
road safety laws

Cyclists and pedestrians to be protected under new road safety laws

The Department for Transport plans to update road safety laws to protect vulnerable road users in a bid to encourage more of us to take to two wheels to get around.
business aviation

Millennials and aviation: Developing sustainable technologies

Jürgen Wiese, Chairman of European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) states the case for why millennials should fly with us, including the role of developing sustainable technologies in the aviation sector.
transport industry

How blockchain is set to transform the transport industry

Blockchain has been said to have the power to change the financial world, offering efficiency, transparency and security, however, it also has its many other uses to industries outside of finance, for example, the transport industry
smart motorway

Drivers to benefit from Manchester’s fully functioning smart motorway

Greater Manchester's smart motorway went live on Tuesday 31 July on the final M60 section, meaning that the whole of the motorway between junction 8 of the M60 at Sale and Junction 20 of the M63 at Rochdale is fully-operational 

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