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TRL says Knight Rider is the future (well almost)

30/04/2020

TRL research suggests voice-activated in-car technologies are less distracting than touchscreens and could be the future of automotive infotainment if combined with artificial intelligence.

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 asks TRL to accelerate autonomous worksite tech

30/05/2019

Highways England has commissioned research company TRL to carry out an innovation project exploring the use of connected and autonomous plant (CAP) on construction and maintenance schemes.

'GATEway was just the beginning': groundbreaking AV project signs off

21/06/2018

The GATEway project to study how people react to automated vehicles has published the full research and findings from its three-year programme of trials, with suggestions for new areas of research for the future.

PACTS report shows Britain has safe roads, but not for pedestrians

21/09/2016

A report published by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) suggests that Great Britain has consistently been among the world’s countries with the lowest rates of road deaths, but there are areas where the country does not compare well.

TRL puts focus on CAVs in quarterly report

25/08/2016

TRL has released its latest Quarterly Research Report, with a special focus on connected and automated vehicles (CAVs)

TRL working with DfT on road accident programme

08/08/2016

TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) will work with the Department for Transport (DfT) on phase two of its Road Accident In Depth Studies programme (RAIDS).

TRL’s Viner joins editorial board

06/06/2016

Dr Helen Viner, chief scientist of TRL’s (Transport Research Laboratory) infrastructure division, has joined the Highways Magazine editorial board.

Public invited to take part in driverless vehicle trials

13/05/2016

Members of the public will be given the chance to experience what it’s like to ride in an automated vehicle when the UK’s first public trials take place later this year.

TRL launches highways maintenance funding guidance

22/02/2016

TRL (the Transport Research Laboratory), is offering advice to local authorities and private finance initiatives (PFIs) to help them adopt best practice for highway appraisal and maintenance.

TRL launches new test environment for driverless vehicles

18/02/2016

TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has announced the launch of UK Smart Mobility Living Lab @ Greenwich – a real-life environment where connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), services and processes can be safely developed, evaluated and integrated within the local community.

£20m boost for driverless cars technology

01/02/2016

The government has announced £20 million worth of funding to develop the next generation of autonomous vehicles.

Driverless vehicles to be tested on London’s streets

29/01/2016

The idea of driverless vehicles in London has moved one step closer today (29 January) with the development of pods that will be tested on the streets of Greenwich.

TRL wins eighth international road safety award

14/12/2015

TRL (the Transport Research Laboratory) has received its eighth Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for its work in improving road worker safety.

New course to tackle poor roadside safety

03/12/2015

TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has partnered with Colas to launch a new roadside working training course for professionals required to operate or stop on the roadside.

Highways England continue work to improve road worker safety

28/10/2015

Highways England is currently working on innovative techniques that will further improve road worker safety.

TRL taking part in £11m autonomous vehicle research programme

23/10/2015

TRL, the Transport Research Laboratory, has announced it is part of a new £11m research programme to develop fully autonomous cars.

New code of practice and funding for driverless cars

20/07/2015

The government has launched a code of practice and £20 million funding for research and development into driverless vehicles.

WPT technology could be used on strategic roads

12/03/2015

TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) will undertake a feasibility study into whether wireless power transfer (WPT) technology can be used on England’s strategic road network, to prepare for and potentially encourage, greater electric vehicle (EV) take-up.

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