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County Durham joins leading European communities in Urban Air Mobility Initiative

County Durham has joined a network of innovative cities and regions across Europe in an initiative to nurture the development of airborne smart mobility, which includes services such as air taxis and ambulances delivering medical equipment
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

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

Car breathalysers supported by public to prevent drink driving

New research has revealed that 90% of drivers would support breathalysers being installed in cars to prevent drink driving
train fares

Rail fares to rise 3.1% in the New Year, announces Rail Delivery Group

The Rail Delivery Group has announced that train fares are expected to increase on average by 3.1% next year, the 4th time in the last six years that prices have been lower than July's RPI measure of inflation.
train stations

Future-gazing: what train stations will offer by 2030

Dave Ashton, CEO of Loco2, discusses what train stations will offer by 2030 thanks to technology and innovation
disabled road users

Muscular Dystrophy UK partnership to improve journeys for disabled road users

A new partnership with charity Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK) will bring Changing Places accessible toilets to the majority of motorway service areas — making journeys easier for disabled road users across England
road improvements

£1.5b road improvements project reaches half-way point

The UK's biggest road upgrade has reached its half-way point and is set to transform journeys on one of England's most vital roads.
road accidents

The most common causes for road accidents per London borough in 2017

Statistics for the year ending June 2018 show 26,610 people have died or been severely injured due to road accidents
train companies

Improving the rail commuter’s experience: Does government policy reflect the voice of the customer?

Steve Brockway from Maru/edr explores the UK government’s rail expansion policy and asks if it’s really improving the customer experience for commuters, or should rail companies be listening more to the voice of the customer?
millennial drivers

Road Safety Week: the dangerous habits of millennial drivers

Fulton Leasing have released the results of their recent study into British driving habits, revealing that among those surveyed, millennial drivers are the most dangerous generation behind the wheel 

New MOT standards improving air quality

The number of cars failing emissions test has more than doubled since the new MOT introduced stricter emission rules to help improve air quality
transportation infrastructure

From standstills to the fast lane: Using data-driven collaboration to streamline the UK’s transportation...

With the UK’s economic growth critically dependent on our transportation infrastructure, it has never been more important for organisations working in parallel to collaborate effectively if they are to maintain existing networks, implement improvements and deliver major projects and upgrades successfully
hazard perception

Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions

The hazard perception part of the theory test now includes clips to test a learner driver’s ability to spot developing hazards in different weather conditions
amey consulting

Amey Consulting awarded £multi-million contract to improve North West roads

The Design Services has awarded a £49.7 million contract to Amey Consulting for road improvements and maintanence in the North West.
budget for potholes

£420 million budget for potholes welcome but it is not enough

British drivers spend £1.7 billion repairing damage to their vehicles as a result of potholes every single year, according to new figures released following the Governments new budget announcement 
school run stress

10% of parents have hit another car as a result of school run stress

MORE TH>N Car Insurance teams up with child psychologist, Sam Wass to recommend tips and techniques on how to survive school run stress
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

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

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