£36m boost for North Linconshire economy with construction and highways investments

£36m boost for North Linconshire economy with construction and highways investments

🕔11:33, 22.Sep 2016

£36m boost for economy with construction and highways investments. Since 2015 the authority says it has pumped the cash into plans that have helped provide employment – all through its nationally recognised procurement framework. The council awarded the modern integrated framework arrangement

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UK Highway workers to move to new coloured hard hat regime

UK Highway workers to move to new coloured hard hat regime

🕔11:28, 22.Sep 2016

Highways England will switch its construction and maintenance contractors over to a new industry recognised colour-coded hard hat scheme from the start of 2017. Four colours of hard hat will reflect workers roles and level of responsibility on site in

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Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari

Goa to Mumbai in 6 hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari

🕔11:24, 22.Sep 2016

Stating that 5 lakh accidents occur every year in the country, Gadkari asserted that special attention would be given to reduce road mishaps. With the construction of 4-lane Mumbai-Goa highway, to be completed by 2018, travel time will reduce to six

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Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Enters New Phase

Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Enters New Phase

🕔11:19, 22.Sep 2016

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot Deployment Program is reaching its first major milestone and entering a new phase of development, bringing Tampa a step closer to the future of transportation. THEA’s project management team heads

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Self-driving car initiatives showcase autonomous future

Self-driving car initiatives showcase autonomous future

🕔11:15, 22.Sep 2016

Self­-driving cars have been in the news regularly since Google and others announced their development in 2012, but last week their development took a huge step for the first time in the U.S. Uber recently announced its plan to put self­-driving

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Volvo Kicks Off ‘World’s Most Advanced Public Autonomous Driving Experiment’

Volvo Kicks Off ‘World’s Most Advanced Public Autonomous Driving Experiment’

🕔19:33, 12.Sep 2016

Volvo currently offers a semi-autonomous functionality called Pilot Assist on the 90 series cars which gives “gentle steering inputs” to keep the car aligned within lane markings up to 128.74Km/h (80mph) without the need to follow another car. The Drive

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Work to restart on major Algeria link projects

Work to restart on major Algeria link projects

🕔19:28, 12.Sep 2016

Algeria is planning to restart construction of the final section of the country’s East- West Highway project as well as a tunnel at Djebel El Ouahch. Some 84km of the East-West highway located in Algeria’s El Tarf region remains to

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Former traffic cop turned MP Bill Tilley calls for European-style hoon highway

Former traffic cop turned MP Bill Tilley calls for European-style hoon highway

🕔19:20, 12.Sep 2016

Former traffic cop turned MP Bill Tilley calls for European-style hoon highway and though his plan is at odds with road safety groups, and with Victoria Police, the MP denies it is a safety risk, saying: “The default position in

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Delhi To Jaipur In 2 Hours With New Highway, Says Nitin Gadkari

Delhi To Jaipur In 2 Hours With New Highway, Says Nitin Gadkari

🕔19:16, 12.Sep 2016

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Sunday announced that a new access control highway will be constructed between Delhi and Jaipur at an estimated cost of Rs. 16,000 crore. He said that the new access control

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Dangerous Highways: Inspectors look for unsafe trucks

Dangerous Highways: Inspectors look for unsafe trucks

🕔19:10, 12.Sep 2016

The Dayton Daily News is launching a series looking at where we spend increasing amounts of time: Our highways. Trucks are getting safer, trucking industry voices say, but safety advocates say too many people still die in crashes involving large trucks.

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