Automated tread depth testing to improve road safety

New technology that automatically detects the level of tread around a tyre could hold the key to improving road safety in the UK. The EasyTread system has been developed by Beissbarth and is being made available to garages and forecourts…



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AI to boost road safety by warning drivers when they suffer from fatigue

Tiredness is one of the nation’s leading causes of road accidents, but now new research is being carried out to help warn drivers when fatigue could cause them to become a danger behind the wheel. SEAT is working in partnership…



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Top tips for navigating the UK’s smart motorways

In late 2019, Highways England revealed that 300 miles of smart motorway will be rolled out across England by 2025 as part of a commitment to better monitoring and managing traffic flows when things get congested. Essentially, this means that…



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MG secures almost doubling of sales in February 2020

MG Motor UK is officially the UK’s fastest-growing automotive manufacturer, with the company witnessing an impressive annual sales growth of 97 per cent in February this year. MG sold 883 cars last month, reaching a record market share of 1.2…



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GridKey system ‘could make light work’ of street light repairs

Highways England has announced it will be trialling new technology that aims to keep the nation’s carriageways free of unnecessary closures for essential street light repairs. GridKey has been developed in partnership with Kier and will allow engineers to more…



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