Jet Express boosts efficiency and safety with a CCTV vehicle camera technology

Leading time critical logistics solutions provider, Jet Express has made a significant investment in vehicle CCTV camera technology to boost customer experience and to safeguard both the wellbeing of their drivers as well as vulnerable road users. To facilitate this, Jet Express called upon the expertise of Staffordshire-based Centrad, who has helped roll out the […]

Ctrack targets fleet risk and road safety with new AI dashcam

Ctrack by Inseego has launched an AI dashcam that is designed to prevent incidents by tackling fleet risk as it happens. The Ctrack AI Camera combines forward-and driver-facing camera technology, using machine vision and artificial intelligence (MV and AI) to detect and help drivers self-correct dangerous or distracted behaviour. Fleets can now use the AI […]

Ford tests footsteps, bicycle bells as smart driver alerts

Driver alerts – in the form of visual displays and warning tones – help us to negotiate our daily drives. But what if such sounds simulated those made by potential hazards – and enabled drivers to know exactly where they were coming from?  Ford is trialling smart driver alert technology that could do exactly that. […]

Acklea extends plastic traffic management vehicle range with tail-lift version

New vehicle is suitable for slower roads and will help reduce congestion Traffic management vehicle specialist Acklea has extended its range of recyclable plastic-bodied 7.2t commercial vehicles with a new tail-lift model, which is also suitable for use on slower urban and rural roads as well as the UK’s high-speed road network.  Created for highway […]

London increases spread of 20mph zones in bid to eradicate road deaths

As part of its goal of eliminating deaths and serious injury on the capital’s road network, Transport for London (TfL) will introduce new, lower speed limits on five major roads across London. Part of its Vision Zero commitment to reduce road danger and enable more walking and cycling in the capital, a further 8.5 miles […]

Ensure your drivers are updated about the eight major Highway Code changes

Rules for all types of road users are being updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of the most vulnerable road users: people walking, cycling and riding horses. The changes will be made to The Highway Code from Saturday 29 January 2022. The Highway Code introduces a new hierarchy of road users, with […]

Krone sales revenues grow as it spends €10m on Covid prevention measures

Supporting the efforts in the fight of the Covid pandemic, the Krone Group has conducted 25 vaccination campaigns at all its production sites since the outbreak of the pandemic, administering 8,300 vaccine doses of which about 50 percent were used to vaccinate employees of the Krone Group and 50 percent for their family members or […]

Smart motorways: Government makes immediate pause in rollout of all-lane running

FULL STORY AND REPORT: Transport Committee report recommendations force change to Government policy Rollout of new All Lane Running smart motorway schemes will be paused until five years of safety data available  Current stretches of smart motorway to be further upgraded with best-in-class technology and resources  £900 million commitment to ensure drivers feel safe and confident, including extra £390 million to install additional emergency areas […]

Public transport hygiene boost as antimicrobial technology built into hard surface coatings

Passenger comfort specialist Train Bits & More Ltd. (TBM) has partnered with Biomaster to offer bus and train operators greater product protection against bacteria on mass transit systems. Biomaster antimicrobial technology can now be built into coatings for handrails, seat handles and arm rests supplied by TBM to fleet operators across the UK.  “Biomaster offers […]

Spillard ‘anticipates huge growth’ as it targets £10m sales

Spillard Safety Systems is on course to hit £10m in sales over the next 12 months due to an increase in demand. New product introductions and demand for safety systems that reduce vehicle accidents has caused sales to rise and the manufacturer is expecting to grow 25%. A surge of interest has occurred in its […]