UK councils have stockpiled almost 1.5 million tonnes of salt ready to spread on icy roads and pathways this winter, according to the Local Government Association’s (LGA) annual weather resilience …Read More
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for an outright ban on heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) being routed through local roads using standard car sat navs.
Lorry drivers are supposed to …Read More
A new drainage system deployed underneath the M5 has been celebrated for its innovation in water filtration. Taking around eight months to finish, the project cost a total of £7 …Read More
The Government has launched a new THINK! campaign that aims to improve the safety of those most at risk on the roads.
The ‘Travel Like You Know Them’ campaign draws attention …Read More
A new project will investigate the potential benefits of using digital technology on local roads in England. The Digital Roads for Local Roads project will assess the needs and opportunities …Read More
Oil and gas multinational, Shell, has recently launched a new type of carbon-reducing bitumen that incorporates an innovative bio-component binder. Bitumen CarbonSink locks carbon into asphalt and bitumen, turning the …Read More
Cars will soon be banned from driving and parking on the roads close to a Newcastle primary school. Newcastle City Council has said that the streets will be closed to …Read More
The government has announced plans to reform its legislation on private e-scooters in a bid to regulate their use and improve road safety. This includes guidance for electric scooter owners, …Read More
The Transport Technology Forum (TTF) calls for more reliable, cost-effective upgrades to be installed as it is found that repairing England’s traffic lights could cost up to £80m.
These findings are …Read More
Key figures in the Highways industry have called upon councils to commit to better, long-term strategies to reduce carbon emissions.
At the Road Surface Treatments Association’s annual conference this month, industry …Read More