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University of Michigan approves design for $6.5M autonomous vehicle test track

University of Michigan approves design for $6.5M autonomous vehicle test track

🕔16:06, 25.Mar 2014

Merge lanes, roundabouts, gravel roads, a four-lane highway and street lights might feel like the “real world,” but the University of Michigan knows better. These are just a few of the elements in a $6.5 million track the school is

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Only 1% of Abu Dhabi population uses public transport

Only 1% of Abu Dhabi population uses public transport

🕔16:52, 24.Mar 2014

Only one per cent of the UAE capital’s population use public transport, figures released by the Department of Transport show. The figures were released during a conference last Wednesday. The conference heard the UAE has a long-standing car culture due

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Google unveils new desktop maps for Indian cities

Google unveils new desktop maps for Indian cities

🕔16:28, 24.Mar 2014

Google, the world’s largest search engine provider, has unveiled a new tool to search, navigate and explore Indian cities, streets, landmarks, restaurants and events through its desktop maps.“Our new tool will help a user find a way to a specific

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Queensland Police Service modernise mobile speed enforcement technology

Queensland Police Service modernise mobile speed enforcement technology

🕔15:23, 24.Mar 2014

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has recently concluded a contract with VITRONIC to purchase mobile systems for speed enforcement. Under this arrangement and following extensive testing, the QPS decided in favour of the LIDAR-based PoliScanspeed systems to modernise its current

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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 1

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 1

🕔13:57, 24.Mar 2014

Today we hear from the organiser of Intertraffic 2014, Swarco tell us about what you can see on their three stands and WDM explain how their SCRIM product saves lives around the world.  We hear how Ritherdon’s new passive safety cabinet can cope with crashes up to

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The smartest show on Earth

The smartest show on Earth

🕔17:30, 20.Mar 2014

Kevin Borras caught up with the human whirlwind that is Joyce de Winter, product manager of Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014, to ask what visitors can expect in the way of innovation. For the fourth week of March, the RAI Convention Centre

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Car park security in Paris improved

Car park security in Paris improved

🕔17:08, 20.Mar 2014

SAEMES (Société Anonyme d’Economie Mixte d’Exploitation du Stationnement, a semi-public parking system operator for the City of Paris) controls more than 90 car parks in the city area of Paris. Over 4 million visitors use the parking each year. For

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Truvelo camera receives UK Home Office Type Approval

Truvelo camera receives UK Home Office Type Approval

🕔16:33, 20.Mar 2014

Truvelo UK’s D-CAM digital speed and red light enforcement camera has now gained UK Home Office Type Approval. The D-CAM has been approved for both front and rear photography which, together with choices for the positioning of road markings for

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ITS leaders unite to extend global reach with launch of two new companies

ITS leaders unite to extend global reach with launch of two new companies

🕔14:09, 20.Mar 2014

Two leading intelligent transport system (ITS) providers will together announce the launch of their two new joint venture companies at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014  (25-28th March 2014), extending the global reach of P&D Specialist Services (Holdings) Ltd and  Bartco Traffic Equipment

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M4 managed motorway expansion plans revealed

M4 managed motorway expansion plans revealed

🕔14:20, 18.Mar 2014

Plans to increase capacity on the M4 have been announced by the government. The scheme will see variable speed limits and the hard shoulder converted to a traffic lane for 31 miles between the A312 at Heathrow Airport to Theale.

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