Transport News

low emission buses

£48 million funding provided to bring commuters low emission buses

Commuters will benefit from greener journeys thanks to 263 new low emission buses, Minister Nusrat Ghani has announced.
advanced trials, self-driving vehicles

Government supports advanced trials for self-driving vehicles

The government has announced that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of self-driving vehicles.
social media migration, digital transformation

How is emotion and the social media migration changing transport?

A travel industry insider discusses how emotion shapes industry strategy and the conscious ascension to the ongoing social media migration that is transforming all industries: read on to find out what they reveal.
electric car industry

Where is the electric car industry headed in 2019?

While the electric car has been around for over a hundred years, it’s never been as popular as it is today. Here, we look at what could be in store for the electric car industry in 2019.
new 26-30 railcard

New 26-30 railcard saves millennials over £3.4 million

Since the launch of the new 26-30 railcard, over 125 thousand people have been able to save £3.4 million on their rail journeys.
action fraud, tips for drivers online

7 tips for drivers to stay safe online

According to Action Fraud, all forms of cyber fraud cost victims around £34.6 million between April and September last year.
rail schemes

Five carbon-cutting rail schemes awarded multi-million funding

Five projects have been chosen for development funding in the Department for Transport’s (DfT's) First of a Kind (FOAK competition, which focuses on innovative rail schemes that can cut the carbon footprint of the UK’s railways.
railway funding

ORR publishes 2017-2018 railway funding and expenditure data

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its annual report revealing railway funding in 2017-2018 and how that money was spent.
vehicle tracking, business sustainability goals

How vehicle tracking can help achieve business sustainability goals

Making smarter decisions to improve work efficiency is a vital aspect of any business: tools that allow making those decisions are becoming increasingly valuable.
efficient

Smart cities will only ever be as efficient as their foundations

Smart cities have the power to transform the lives of its citizens and the environment, but the reality is that they will only ever improve lives if they are built on a fast, reliable and widespread 5G network.
collision reporting

DfT and Civica roll out digitally transformed Collision Reporting System to police forces

Civica Digital has partnered with the Department for Transport (DfT) to enhance its cloud-based Collision Reporting and Sharing system (CRaSH).
future of autonomous vehicles

The future of autonomous vehicles

Here, SSG Insight explores how driverless cars will have the ability to transform the future of autonomous vehicles.
millennials and their motors

Millennials and their motors: businesses need to adapt

Andy Allan of CAT Autokeys discusses his five predictions for the future of millennials and their motors, and how companies will adapt in 2019 and beyond.
keyless technology crimes, MoneySuperMarket

50% of drivers unaware of keyless technology crimes

In the age of integrating artificial intelligence, transport innovation and the successful hacking of major banks; Grand Theft Auto is outdated in comparison to car thefts done via keyless technology crimes.
commercial drivers, sleep

The importance of sleep for commercial drivers

Phil Lawlor, Dormeo, looks at the science behind sleeplessness and offers some advice that employers and commercial drivers can use to improve sleep.
inclusivity

Taxis are flying the flag for inclusivity in mobility

Safa Alkateb, CEO of Autocab, argues that taxis are the ones flying the flag for inclusivity, and highlights what the rest of the transport industry can learn from them.
vehicle emissions

HS2 goes one step closer in tackling vehicle emissions

All diesel HGVs working the length of the HS2 project will be powered by the cleanest available Euro VI engines, going beyond current vehicle emissions standards set here in the UK.
Charity of Choice, DVLA

DVLA choose Tŷ Olwen as Charity of Choice for 2019

DVLA staff in Swansea are gearing up for an exciting year of fundraising for Tŷ Olwen after choosing them as their Charity of Choice for 2019.
breathalysing

Breathalysing on the rise during Christmas period

As the countdown to Christmas begins, drivers are being warned they are nearly three times more likely to be breathalysed in December than a normal month
potholes

How bad is the UK’s problem with potholes?

Vindis explores just how bad the UK’s roads are as a result of potholes 

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