Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.roadtraffic-technology.com web site http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ Road Traffic Technology-Updates http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Noptel-Laser Sensors for Traffic Control http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/noptel/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/noptel/ The compact and lightweight Noptel laser sensors represent a perfect choice for a variety of tasks in traffic control and law enforcement. The ease of installation, adaptivity, multifunctionality and... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:04:00 GMT Balfour Beatty and Skanska win contract to improve Junction A13 in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-and-skanska-win-contract-to-improve-junction-a13-in-uk-4473165 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-and-skanska-win-contract-to-improve-junction-a13-in-uk-4473165 Construction firms Balfour Beatty and Skanska are set to carry out improvements to the junction where the A13 meets the M25 in Essex, UK, as part of a £55m contract. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Perth Freight Link project in Australia moves ahead http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsperth-freight-link-project-in-australia-moves-ahead-4473161 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsperth-freight-link-project-in-australia-moves-ahead-4473161 The Australian and Western Australian Governments have released the Perth Freight Link business case summary to deliver the project, which is expected to cost A$1.5bn ($1.2bn). Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Germany to levy highway tolls on foreign cars http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgermany-to-levy-highway-tolls-on-foreign-cars-4472696 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgermany-to-levy-highway-tolls-on-foreign-cars-4472696 Germany has adopted new plans to introduce highway tolls for foreign cars, compelling the drivers to pay when using roads and highways in the country. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand to invest $30bn in land transport system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-invest-30bn-in-land-transport-system-4472724 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-invest-30bn-in-land-transport-system-4472724 The New Zealand Government is set to invest NZD$38.7bn ($30bn) in the country's land transport system over the next ten years. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand police to install red light cameras for road users http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-police-to-install-red-light-cameras-for-road-users-4471596 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-police-to-install-red-light-cameras-for-road-users-4471596 The New Zealand (NZ) Transport Agency, Wellington City Council and the New Zealand police are set to install red light cameras at the intersection of Karo Drive and Victoria Street, on the State Highway 1 inner city bypass, to reduce risk for road us… Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Jaguar Land Rover launches new windscreen technology research project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjaguar-land-rover-launches-new-windscreen-technology-research-project-4471612 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjaguar-land-rover-launches-new-windscreen-technology-research-project-4471612 UK-based automotive company Jaguar Land Rover has launched a research project to develop '360 Virtual Urban Windscreen' technology, which uses transparent roof pillars to give the driver a 360° view outside the car. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT First section of Princes Highway in Victoria opens http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfirst-section-of-princes-highway-in-victoria-opens-4470380 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfirst-section-of-princes-highway-in-victoria-opens-4470380 The Princes Highway between Waurn Ponds and Winchelsea in Victoria, Australia, has seen the opening of the first section between Draytons Road and Cape Otway Road, which is 3.5km long. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Indian Government plans $14.2bn underground ring road between Mumbai and Surat http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindian-government-plans-142bn-underground-ring-road-between-mumbai-and-surat-4470460 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindian-government-plans-142bn-underground-ring-road-between-mumbai-and-surat-4470460 The Indian Government proposes to build an underground ring road between Mumbai and Surat, with an estimated investment of approximately INR900bn ($14.2bn). Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT From One-Man Operation to Market Leader http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressfrom-one-man-operation.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressfrom-one-man-operation.html Five years of VITRONIC in the Gulf Region. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT City of Palo Alto selects Trafficware’s traffic management technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscity-of-palo-alto-selects-trafficwares-traffic-management-technology-4468886 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscity-of-palo-alto-selects-trafficwares-traffic-management-technology-4468886 The City of Palo Alto, California, has selected US-based Trafficware Group's ATMS.now 2.0 and SynchroGreen traffic management system to address the connected vehicle initiative. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK opens upgrade to A11 dual carriageway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-opens-upgrade-to-a11-dual-carriageway-4468876 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-opens-upgrade-to-a11-dual-carriageway-4468876 UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has opened the upgraded A11 dual carriageway. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Survey reveals that seven out of ten drivers in Washington use marijuana while driving http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssurvey-reveals-that-seven-out-of-ten-drivers-in-washington-use-marijuana-while-driving-4467717 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssurvey-reveals-that-seven-out-of-ten-drivers-in-washington-use-marijuana-while-driving-4467717 A new survey has revealed that seven out of ten drivers in Washington, US, have used marijuana and almost half of those have recently driven within a couple of hours after marijuana use. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT CRISIL study reveals road development projects in India show significant pick-up http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsroad-development-projects-in-india-show-significant-pick-up-crisil-4466194 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsroad-development-projects-in-india-show-significant-pick-up-crisil-4466194 A new study has revealed that road development projects in India have shown a significant pick-up in execution due to faster clearances by agencies and implementation by contractors. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Caltrans deploys Mobile Barriers MBT-1 for ongoing road and bridge work http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscaltrans-deploys-mobile-barriers-mbt-1-for-ongoing-road-and-bridge-work-4466218 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscaltrans-deploys-mobile-barriers-mbt-1-for-ongoing-road-and-bridge-work-4466218 The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in the US has deployed Mobile Barriers MBT-1 for ongoing road and bridge work in a bid to improve safety and efficiency of crews. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT VITRONIC Launches Next Generation in Traffic Enforcement http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressvitronic-next-generation-traffic-enforcement.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressvitronic-next-generation-traffic-enforcement.html VITRONIC’s PoliScan FM1 debuts at Gulf Traffic 2014 in Dubai. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:38:00 GMT AD Engineering-Electronic Road Signage http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ad-engineering/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ad-engineering/ AD Engineering specialises in the design and manufacture of high-quality electronic road signage. We have completed more than 400 turnkey projects for various Australian government departments.Flashi... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:09:00 GMT Nigeria's Infrastructure Bank raises $274m for Lagos-Ibadan carriageway rehabilitation http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnigerias-infrastructure-bank-raises-274m-for-lagos-ibadan-carriageway-rehabilitation-4465012 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnigerias-infrastructure-bank-raises-274m-for-lagos-ibadan-carriageway-rehabilitation-4465012 The Infrastructure Bank of Nigeria has raised N50bn ($274m) as the first tranche of the proposed N167bn ($916m) for the rehabilitation of the 127km Lagos-Ibadan dual carriageway. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT KPMG experts say connected car technology can increase road use efficiency despite dangers http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsconnected-car-technology-can-increase-efficiency-of-road-use-despite-dangers-kpmg-4464910 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsconnected-car-technology-can-increase-efficiency-of-road-use-despite-dangers-kpmg-4464910 Experts from KPMG say that connected car technology can improve the efficiency of road use in the UK, despite warnings that hackers may target driverless cars to cause chaos on London's roads. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Guardrail Installations Australia-Road Safety Barrier Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/safety/guardrail/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/safety/guardrail/ Guardrail Installations is a specialist supplier and installer of safety barrier systems for roads. 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