Viewpoint

What is blockchain anyway?

March 1, 2018 Steve Hobson

So what is this blockchain and do I need to worry about it? According to the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the not-for-profit innovation hub in Milton Keynes, blockchain “is the distributed ledger technology (DLT) behind Bitcoin [with] the potential to revolutionise many areas of the digital world, including the intelligent mobility (IM) sphere. As a trusted, decentralised, distributed, pseudonymised database, there are many opportunities for blockchain to address challenges that, so far, have proved impossible to solve. From data privacy […]

Industry News

Schmitz Cargobull lends its expertise to Transaid

March 1, 2018 Steve Hobson

Transaid royal patron HRH The Princess Royal thanked the transport industry for providing its expertise to help develop new forms of transport suitable for use in Africa at a lunch held yesterday in London to mark the 125th anniversary of trailer builder Schmitz Cargobull.

Interviews

Blue sky thinking at DVSA on earned recognition

March 1, 2018 Steve Hobson

Earned recognition is a flagship DVSA scheme designed to drastically reduce the time wasted checking up on compliant operators in order to free up limited enforcement resources to improve road safety by focusing on the seriously and serially non-compliant.