Road safety funding takes a hit

Spending cuts are no doubt making it more difficult for urban authorities to address road safety. But despite, this many local authorities are showing that road safety is still a priority, writes Caroline Rheubottom, communications officer at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

Greener TravelSafer roads, a cleaner environment and reduced costs to organisations present a highly persuasive case for implementing a sustainable travel plan, argues road safety charity Brake

GreenfleetsA well thought through green fleet policy will not only tick all the right boxes in terms of corporate social responsibility but also deliver significant savings to overall operating costs. But where to start? Roddy Graham, chairman of the ICFM, shares some best practice advice

Town Traffic

Although suffering from a perceived lack of political support, Intelligent Transport Systems have a proven track record in easing congestion and reducing accidents, reports the IRF

Railtex 13Railtex 2013, the UK’s premier rail event, will be welcoming visitors next week at Earls Court exhibition centre in London. Running from 30 April to 2 May, this will be the eleventh of these popular exhibitions, providing a technology showcase for customers in the domestic rail market and an opportunity for the UK-based suppliers to present their capabilities to a wider international audience.

Road MaintenanceSwathes of Britain’s road network risks becoming permanently strewn with potholes unless Government invests now in proper resurfacing, according to the Local Government Association.

CV ShowWith the implementation date for Euro 6 set for January 2014, this year’s CV Show is well time for manufacturers to present their latest products and innovations – and several exhibitors are taking advantage with important industry launches

The AAWith the latest zero emissions bikes becoming financially viable, The Motorcycle Industry Association’s Stevie Muir reports on the many benefits a bike fleet can bring an organisation

Traffex crowdNow in its 26th year, the International traffic management, road safety, parking, ITS and highway maintenance exhibition – Traffex – will return to the NEC in Birmingham from 16th–18th April with ground-breaking new features, brand new discussions and over 350 exhibitors

Ampera AmbulanceThe critical nature of an emergency response vehicle poses obvious challenges for carbon reduction. But this has not held back ambulance services across the country from greening their fleets. Alexis Keech, environmental and sustainability manager for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, reports