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TRL defines future transport research projects

A report from the UK Transport Research Laboratory defines cyber security, simulation and machine learning as three central aspects of future vehicle research. Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning are at the centre of a series of ground-breaking research …

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Funding for tailgating reduction study received

TRL is seeking local authority partnerships in study aimed at the reduction of tailgating by business drivers. Transport & Travel Research (TTR) and its parent company TRL have secured funding from the Road Safety Trust, a charity that funds research …

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Public invited to take part in automated vehicle trials

TRL is inviting members of the public to register to take part in driverless vehicle trials taking place this year in the London Borough of Greenwich. Registration is now open for members of the public wishing to take part in …

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Electrically assisted bikes increase in popularity

TRL comments on the release of the latest electric bicycle and the likely increase in the popularity of this for commuter transport. With the introduction of the latest fashionable Stromer ST2 S, which was recently announced, it’s likely that this …

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Conference to examine development of safer vehicles

The Safer Vehicles 2016 conference will take place in London in June to assess the role played in vehicle safety towards achieving road safety objectives. Organised by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) in partnership with influential organisations …

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Annual research review examines vehicle technology

The Transport Research Laboratory has released its annual research review examining autonomous, connected and green vehicles as well as smart infrastructure. The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has collated 18 months worth of research to create its new research review, covering …

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Vehicle fleet gathers data for autonomous vehicle research

A fleet of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in the London Borough of Greenwich will be equipped with sensors to gather driving behaviour data for automation research. As part of the “MOVE-UK” project involving a consortium led by Bosch and …

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Driverless technology trial receives financial boost

The MOVE_UK autonomous vehicle project led by TRL has received £5.5 million in funding to test driverless technology in real world conditions. As announced by the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the …

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Heathrow pods to take to Greenwich streets

Autonomous shuttle pods from Heathrow terminal 5 will be adapted for use in autonomous vehicle trials taking place in the London Borough of Greenwich this summer. Three British companies are working in collaboration to develop new iconic automated pods for …

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The myth of multi-tasking whilst driving

A new report from TRL and the IAM details the dangers faced by drivers that believe they are able to perform other tasks whilst at the wheel. Expert psychologists have concluded that multi-tasking whilst driving is a myth – and …

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