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Local authority to launch e-scooter trial scheme in Taunton

Local authority to launch e-scooter trial scheme in Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton Council submitted a proposal for an e-scooter trial scheme in line with its commitment to climate and environmental responsibility, working towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

The official trials started last month on public roads near Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, with a fleet of self-driving vehicles navigating a complex urban environment.

Go-ahead given for Norwich e-scooter trial

Go-ahead given for Norwich e-scooter trial

Beryl Bikes will operate the service with an initial 100 scooters from September as part of a city-wide multimodal trial that also includes bikes, and e-bikes.

Edinburgh council introduces emergency cycling and walking measures

Edinburgh council introduces emergency cycling and walking measures

The Scottish capital’s city council said it has been working closely with Transport Scotland and Sustrans to develop an approach to re-designating road space.

UK transport operators apprehensive about adopting new technology

UK transport operators apprehensive about adopting new technology

Majority of transport leaders point the finger at public nervousness as one of the barriers that has stopped their organisation from adopting new technologies in the past.

Technology alerts drivers to taking a wrong turn on slip roads

Technology alerts drivers to taking a wrong turn on slip roads

Amey has commissioned Clearview Intelligence to install Scotland’s first wrong-way slip detection on roads in Philpstoun, Wallyford, Tranent and Lasswade.