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Vehicle connectivity pilot to start in Finland

Automotive mobile network company will lead a pilot programme in Finland to connect vehicles and give early warning of hazards on the road network. HERE has been selected by Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project to enable vehicles …

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Severe road damage in Finland caused by mild winter

The Finnish Transport Agency is warning road users of the dangers of surface damage on Finland’s roads due to winter temperature fluctuations. Drivers in Finland are being warned to take additional care on the roads this spring as highway maintenance …

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Finland using sonar technology for inspecting submerged structures

Fast assessments are being made throughout Finland of the structural integrity of submerged road network bridge stanchions. Finland’s road network has more than 10,000 river bridges with submerged structural elements, all of which need to be thoroughly inspected every 5-10 …

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Finland road safety study compares itself to other countries

The Finnish Transport Agency and VTT undertake road safety study to learn from other European countries to reduce accidents. Transport organisations in the Scandinavian country of Finland have concluded that both cultural and structural factors affect the safety of the …

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Accidents involving animals in Finland reducing

The number of accidents involving animals such as Elk, Moose and Deer in Finland reduced in 2012 with no human fatalities recorded. The Finnish Transport Agency has released statistics for 2011 and 2012 concerning road accidents involving wild animals in …

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Finland increases speed limits for summer months

National speed limits will change in Finland starting in April from the winter regime to higher summer limits to reflect improved road conditions. The Finnish Transport Agency has announced that starting from 2nd April 2013, speed limits will be increased …

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