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Europe’s first full-sized autonomous bus trialled at CAV Scotland

13/11/2019

Watch SMART Highways' video of Europe’s first full-sized self-driving bus demonstrated at CAV Scotland in Glasgow. 

FiveAI launches UK’s 'largest self-driving car trial on public roads'

28/10/2019

Large UK commuter trials for self-driving vehicles on public roads have launched courtesy of StreetWise, a government-backed consortium led by FiveAI.

Highways England announces electric roadworks vehicle trial

27/06/2019

Highways England has announced that two fully electric powered roadworks vehicles are to be trialled for the first time. One of the vehicles is being

ITS (UK) develops A-F scale to explain connected vehicle milestones

04/04/2019

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society, ITS (UK), has developed a 'scale of connections for Co-operation of Connected vehicles', to mirror the SAE scale for automated ones.

Fox plans new support and investment for SMEs

16/01/2019

The international business secretary Dr Liam Fox is planning a new way to bring investment into Britain, and to change the way his department helps the country’s innovative SMEs to win more business around the world.

StreetLightData adds cyclist and pedestrian detection

16/01/2019

The Californian-based data analysis company StreetLightData has announced what it calls an an industry-first solution capable of measuring bicycle and pedestrian traffic, virtually anywhere, in addition

Welsh Government signs up to Elgin

16/01/2019

The Welsh Government has adopted the Elgin roadworks pro traffic disruptions product, designed to improve planning, monitoring and communication of road and street works across the country.

Talking Transport from Gulf Traffic in Dubai online now

04/12/2018

From the sunshine of Dubai, SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton brings you the final Talking Transport podcasts of 2018, reporting from Gulf Traffic.

West Mids GLOSA system 'could be crucial for CAVs'

03/12/2018

A green light optimal speed advisory (GLOSA) system being trialled in the West Midlands has won a national ITS award. The system, which was installed

Jaguar Land Rover completes ‘first’ autonomous circuit of Coventry Ring Road

10/10/2018

Jaguar Land Rover’s autonomous Range Rover Sport has become the first autonomous vehicle to drive itself round what it calls one of the most challenging

Minimising social disruption from ITS and much more on Talking Transport

20/09/2018

Coming to you from the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen, Talking Transport for Thursday features a range of fascinating conversations about ITS.  

WSP wins Diversity Award for the second time

19/09/2018

Professional services and engineering consultancy WSP has won the 2018 ITS World Congress Award for Best Action for Supporting Diversity in the ITS Workforce.

Talking autonomous valet parking, innovative tolling and manufacturer mobility

19/09/2018

In the Talking Transport podcast for Wednesday, SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton talks new ways of enforcement, automated valet parking, carmakers’ views on mobility and gets a Chinese perspective on connectivity.

'Virtual Eyes' analyse trust in driverless vehicles

28/08/2018

Jaguar Land Rover has fitted 'virtual eyes' to intelligent pods in an attempt to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles, as research suggests three-fifths of pedestrians worry about how safe it will be to cross the road in the future.

Dundee unveils a UK first in charging hubs

25/07/2018

Dundee is celebrating ‘a landmark development’ with the launch of what is thought to be the UK’s first purpose-built electric vehicle charging hub that includes solar power and energy storage.

UK’s first driverless bus trials planned

25/07/2018

A trial of what is thought to be the UK’s first driverless bus could take place by the end of the year.

Traffex SiB crash tests show passive pole safety

27/06/2018

Pole Products and UK Highways demonstrated the safety nature of passive poles in two crash tests on day one of Traffex Seeing is Believing 2018.

The future, connectivity and exhibitor profiles on Detroit podcast today

07/06/2018

The final 3M-sponsored Talking Transport podcast from ITS America’s Annual Meeting 2018 in Detroit is now online with plenty of thought leadership, a connected vehicle demonstration, innovation from two continents and no fewer than seven exhibitors.

Supporting start-ups, safety and new initiatives - Talking Transport from Detroit

06/06/2018

The second podcast from the ITS America Annual Meeting 2018 in Detroit, sponsored by 3M Connected Roads, concentrates on initiatives to help new ideas get support in order to make a difference to the way we travel.

Safety the main feature of Tuesday’s Talking Transport from Detroit

05/06/2018

The first Talking Transport podcast from the ITS America Annual Meeting in Detroit, sponsored by 3M Connected Roads, is online with the focus on safety.

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Community Protection Regulatory Officer

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Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

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Drainage Engineer & Senior Drainage Engineer

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