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Open surveillance technology improves security for UTA

The Utah Transit Authority is using open platform video surveillance technology to provide expandable security options across its road and rail transport network. Milestone Systems open platform networked video management software (VMS) is helping the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) to …

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Mobile driving licence pilot begins in Iowa

DoT employees in Iowa go digital for testing a new mobile-phone based driving licence with secure authentication and credential verification features. Employees working for the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) are the first in the USA to use the MorphoTrust …

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Campaign launches to promote AEB use in Australia

ANCAP joins the Australian Medical Association in a campaign to promote AEB and other vehicle safety technologies as standard equipment in local markets. Titled “Avoid the Crash, Avoid the Trauma”, the campaign was jointly launched today by the AMA and …

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5-star ANCAP rating for Navara pickup truck range

Nissan has made small changes to child restraints based on ANCAP recommendations to achieve a 5-star crash test rating on the NP300 Navara pickup truck. The new Nissan NP300 Navara recently launched in Australia and New Zealand has stepped up …

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European tram driving championships to take place in Vienna

The Austrian city of Vienna will be the host this weekend for the annual European tram driving championship. Now in its fourth year since it was first established in Dresden to mark the 140th anniversary of the first tram to …

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Sweden sees largest increase in caravans in Europe

Greater luxury and improvements in safety technology drive 13% annual growth in popularity of caravans in Sweden. With nearly 300 caravans for every 10,000 people living in Sweden, taking breaks and holidays in mobile homes is more popular in the …

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Vehicle technology on show at International CES

The 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show will feature more connected and autonomous vehicle technology than ever before. The expanding significance of consumer electronics technology in the vehicle and its significance on road safety and intelligent connectivity is reflected in the …

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New driving licence prevents fraudulent driving on Dutch roads

Gemalto is supplying the Netherlands with high security electronic driving licences for additional security. In a move to make it easier for police to verify identity and prevent unqualified drivers from using the country’s roads, the Dutch driving licence and …

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Nominations open for Swedish traffic safety awards

Sweden’s automobile association and Bilprovningen are inviting nominations for the best road safety projects from individuals and organizations. Each year since 2009, the “Attitude Awards” have been given to companies and individuals who have achieved something tangible in improving safety …

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2013 sees further reduction in number of people killed on British roads

Department for Transport releases road accident statistics for 2013, when 1713 people died on Britain’s roads, a 2% reduction from 2012. According to the Reported Road Casualties Great Britain 2013 Annual Report released last week by the Department for Transport …

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