Two separate reports rank the UK as one of the most congested countries in the world. The latest TomTom Traffic Index named the UK as the second most congested country (by cities) in the world during 2016 behind first place China. TomTom’s Traffic Index, which looked at data from 390 cities in 48 countries, placed 11 UK cities in its top 100 ranking of the most congested. This comprises Belfast, Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Brighton, Bournemouth, Sheffield, Hull, Bristol, Newcastle and […]
The use of 3D laser scanners to capture evidence after a road collision is saving an average of 44 minutes per investigation, roads minister Stephen Hammond has suggested. Thirty-eight scanners, which make a 3D image of the entire incident scene and avoid the need for investigators to survey multiple scene sections individually, were funded by the DfT and the police for use by 27 police authorities recently after a 2009 trial suggested their use would save 39 minutes on investigation […]
In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris, Ashleigh and Chris chat about the cost of congestion on the UK’s roads, as two studies named the UK as one of the most congested countries in the world. And are HGVs to blame for the nation’s pothole-riddled roads?