New solar powered barrier hits UK roads

A new and innovative solar powered gate barrier has been introduced to a UK motorway for the first time. The new barrier, situated on the M23, warns drivers of road works ahead and has been implemented to improve public and road worker safety.

The revolutionary gate is positioned before current roadworks …Read More

Solar Panel Highway Opens in France

The world’s first solar panel road has been unveiled in the small village of Tourovre-au-Perche in Normandy, and was inaugurated by France’s Ecology Minister, Segolene Royal. Before placing the panels on the road, they were tested at four car parks throughout France.

Ms Royal said earlier in 2016 that she wanted …Read More

Driverless cars

The once outlandish idea of driverless cars is now becoming a reality. With this momentous development in the world of transport, the need for road markings has never been more important.

Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes every year around the world. Hopefully, driverless cars will help to substantially …Read More

2017: The year of the pothole

A new study by the LGA, released on the 17th January 2017, shows that the pothole repair bill has grown significantly. The study suggests this could be due to a long line of harsh winters in recent years, and worsened by underfunding from changing multiple governments. The Asphalt Industry Alliance …Read More