Tag Archives: UK

Tyre checks vital to keep scooter commuters safe

Tyre safety organisation is reminding scooter riders of the need to perform regular tyre checks to stay safe on daily commutes. With the Motorcycle Industry Association’s (MCIA) Ride to Work Week at full throttle, TyreSafe is reminding scooter commuters to …

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Real Driving Emissions testing approval at Millbrook

The Millbrook facility for performing real driving emissions testing using portable emission measurement systems gains VCA approval. Millbrook Group has been appointed as an approved facility to provide real driving emissions (RDE) testing by the UK’s approval authority, VCA. The …

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New Government urged to address local highways

The Road Safety Markings Association is calling on the government to make progress on delivering improved safety to local road networks. In the wake of the General Election, the Road Safety Markings Association has written to new and returning Members …

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Automatic enforcement on trial to protect Bournemouth schools

Schools in Bournemouth are taking part in a trial to see if automatic enforcement system can deter illegal parking outside school premises. Bournemouth Borough Council is taking the first steps towards a fixed deterrent to reduce the increasing incidence of …

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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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Automotive research company gains MoD award

HORIBA MIRA gains recognition from the MoD for its support of ex-military personnel in returning to civilian employment. The UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has recognised vehicle advanced engineering specialist company, HORIBA MIRA with its Employer Recognitioin Scheme (ERS) Silver …

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Mobile enforcement takes to the streets in Southampton

ANPR equipped vehicle now forms part of enforcement system for roads in Southampton with emphasis on school parking violations. Videalert has supplied Southampton City Council with a mobile enforcement vehicle, which supports multiple traffic enforcement and community safety applications simultaneously …

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Survey shows main in-car distractions

Distractions caused by occupants, mobile phones and music have been cited as the main causes of accidents and near misses in Britain. New research has uncovered the dangerous driving habits which are causing accidents on UK roads, with in-car distractions, …

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IAM tips on driving in the rain

With rain on the way, the UK IAM is providing advice to drivers on how to cope with the deluge. With torrential downpours in some parts of the UK having already been witnessed this September, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving …

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Automatic enforcement protects Portsmouth schools

Key danger areas around schools in Portsmouth will gain additional protection as the new term starts with automatic keep clear zone enforcement systems. Portsmouth City Council is adding school safety to the range of enforcement applications running on its hosted …

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