Delegates at CAV Scotland 2018 will be able to enjoy an autonomous driving experience in a colourful and distinctive AurriGo PodZero, designed to carry four people for journeys from transport hubs to and from a wide range of destinations. The electrically-powered pods operate using short- and long- range LIDAR and cameras mounted front and rear, as well as inside.
Designed for highway use, Fosroc have launched a new solution providing customers with considerable savings in both time and cost. Patchroc 250 joins a suite of new products designed to provide fast, effective and durable repairs to UK highways.
“Snowtonomous driving” is the new buzz-phrase in the world of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) according to the Finnish Transport Agency, which has developed a 10km stretch of “intelligent” road for testing self-driving technology.
Road Expo Scotland 2017 saw top officials in the sector give exclusive briefings on issues including intelligent transport systems (ITS), major trunk road procurement, collaboration in the face of funding cuts and disruptive future technology.
Delegates witnessed the launch of Transport Scotland’s ITS strategy, with transport minister Humza Yousaf giving a video presentation to commend the document and advise on next steps.
A new event that brings together global experts in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) with live demonstrations has been set up to assess the latest developments and debate and discuss the way forward, with future trials and research across the world, including in Scotland.
The head of roads at a Scottish local alliance that hopes to make millions in savings has warned that the pace of change in the devolved nation is 'too slow' and that the 'status quo is not an option'.
The chairman of the Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland (SCOTS) has warned of the danger of 'critical infrastructure failure' in roads as a result of the dire state of local government finances.
Transport Scotland is hoping to include more about the aesthetics, customer services and the general experience of the roads in its next generation of trunk road contracts, Transport Network can reveal.