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 Volvo plans its autonomous driving trial for UK next year http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvolvo-plans-its-autonomous-driving-trial-for-uk-next-year-4878671 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvolvo-plans-its-autonomous-driving-trial-for-uk-next-year-4878671 Volvo Cars plans to commence an autonomous driving (AD) trial next year in the UK, aiming to speed up the introduction of a technology that is claimed to cut down car accidents, free up congested roads and save drivers valuable time. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Cleverciti Systems to roll out smart parking system in several European cities http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscleverciti-systems-to-roll-out-smart-parking-system-in-several-european-cities-4878825 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscleverciti-systems-to-roll-out-smart-parking-system-in-several-european-cities-4878825 Munich-based Cleverciti Systems will roll out its smart parking system in several European cities later this year, after launching it initially at Bad Hersfeld in Germany. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Truck Parking Europe app available for users of TomTom BRIDGE driver terminals http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstruck-parking-europe-app-available-for-users-of-tomtom-bridge-driver-terminals-4879060 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstruck-parking-europe-app-available-for-users-of-tomtom-bridge-driver-terminals-4879060 TomTom (TOM2) has joined with Truck Parking Europe to make the Truck Parking Europe app available for its customers, to reduce the time that truck drivers across Europe take searching for a parking space. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Bonner Bridge Replacement Project, North Carolina http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/bonner-bridge-replacement-project-north-carolina/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/bonner-bridge-replacement-project-north-carolina/ The ageing Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, which was built over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County, is being replaced with a new 4.34km-long bridge by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), under the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Driving tests required for automated cars, says European Transport Safety Council report http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdriving-tests-required-for-automated-cars-says-european-transport-safety-council-report-4877355 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdriving-tests-required-for-automated-cars-says-european-transport-safety-council-report-4877355 A new report from the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has stated that EU rules on safety approvals for new cars need a revision and must include 'driving tests' for automated and fully-autonomous vehicles. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Montana to deploy Intuicom’s BroadbandPro Enterprise Management Software http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmontana-to-deploy-intuicoms-broadbandpro-enterprise-management-software-4877190 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmontana-to-deploy-intuicoms-broadbandpro-enterprise-management-software-4877190 Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) will deploy US-based Intuicom's BroadbandPro Enterprise Management Software across the state as an effort to centralise management of municipality-based traffic servers and TACTICS central traffic management… Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sensity Systems expands smart cities lighting control option with Core Node Ex-C http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssensity-systems-expands-smart-cities-lighting-control-option-with-core-node-ex-c-4876587 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssensity-systems-expands-smart-cities-lighting-control-option-with-core-node-ex-c-4876587 Sensity Systems, a US-based provider of an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for smart cities, has added Core Node EX-C to its NetSense Core Node product range, which enables outdoor smart lighting and sensor data to use cellular data networks. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT PUR Sensor™ Fibre-Optic Traffic Sensor http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/pur-sensor-fibre-optic-traffic-sensor/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/pur-sensor-fibre-optic-traffic-sensor/ SENSOR LINE PUR SENSOR™ is a polyurethane-based reinforced fibre-optic load traffic sensor designed for permanent installation in concrete or asphalt roads. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:24:00 GMT SICE Awarded Contract to Install SIDERA OMCS for WestConnex http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sice/presssidera-omcs-westconnex.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sice/presssidera-omcs-westconnex.html CPB Contractors Samsung John Holland Joint Venture has awarded SICE with the contract to the design, construction, installation and commissioning of SICE's proprietary Operation Management Control System (OMCS) SIDERA for WestConnex, Stage 1 in Sydne… Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:13:00 GMT Astaldi and Max Bogl JV wins contract for Romania’s Brasov–Oradea motorway project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsastaldi-and-max-bogl-jv-wins-contract-of-romanias-brasovoradea-motorway-project-4875902 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsastaldi-and-max-bogl-jv-wins-contract-of-romanias-brasovoradea-motorway-project-4875902 A joint venture led by Astaldi, an Italy-based construction company, and Max Bogl has secured a €100m contract to construct Brasov–Oradea motorway in Romania. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT London Borough of Enfield deploys next-generation digital ANPR system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslondon-borough-of-enfield-deploys-next-generation-digital-anpr-system-4874419 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslondon-borough-of-enfield-deploys-next-generation-digital-anpr-system-4874419 The London Borough of Enfield has installed the latest digital automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system from Videalert as part of an ongoing contract with OpenView Security Solutions, the council's incumbent provider of CCTV installation and … Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Simulation Systems secures contract for central traffic signal control and management system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssimulation-systems-secures-contract-for-central-traffic-signal-control-and-management-system-4875217 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssimulation-systems-secures-contract-for-central-traffic-signal-control-and-management-system-4875217 Highways England has placed an order for a new central traffic signal control and management system with Simulation Systems Limited (SSL) to meet the immediate and future requirements of its motorway and major A-roads in the south-east. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT French Ministry of Interior places order for 100 autonomous mobile enforcement trailers http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfrench-ministry-of-interior-places-order-for-100-autonomous-mobile-enforcement-trailers-4875805 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfrench-ministry-of-interior-places-order-for-100-autonomous-mobile-enforcement-trailers-4875805 The French Ministry of the Interior has placed an order for an additional 100 autonomous mobile enforcement trailers, as part of its nationwide speed enforcement programme. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Indian Government-appointed panel approves Punjab road project worth $155m http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindian-government-appointed-panel-approves-punjab-road-project-worth-155m-4874343 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindian-government-appointed-panel-approves-punjab-road-project-worth-155m-4874343 A panel appointed by the Indian Government has cleared a road project worth Rs11.69bn ($155m) in the northern state of Punjab. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Colas partners with US companies to develop autonomous IPV for highways industry http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscolas-partners-with-us-companies-to-develop-autonomous-ipv-for-highways-industry-4873764 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscolas-partners-with-us-companies-to-develop-autonomous-ipv-for-highways-industry-4873764 Colas will commence developing and trialling the autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle (IPV) in the UK this year in collaboration with two US companies, Royal Truck and Equipment and Micro Systems, which is a Kratos Defense Company. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tailor-Made Measuring Equipment for Road Surfaces http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/test/measuring-pavement-surfaces/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/test/measuring-pavement-surfaces/ ViaTech is a Norwegian company with a comprehensive range of tailor-made products to measure different characteristics of pavement surfaces. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:54:00 GMT Traffic congestion added over $49.6bn in operational costs to US trucking industry in 2014 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstraffic-congestion-added-over-496bn-in-operational-costs-to-us-trucking-industry-in-2014-4873481 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstraffic-congestion-added-over-496bn-in-operational-costs-to-us-trucking-industry-in-2014-4873481 Traffic congestion on the National Highway System (NHS) added more than $49.6bn in operational costs to the US trucking industry in 2014, according to a report of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Integrated Corridor Management project starts on I-15 in California http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsintegrated-corridor-management-project-starts-on-i-15-in-california-4872873 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsintegrated-corridor-management-project-starts-on-i-15-in-california-4872873 The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have activated the final part of the US state's Interstate 15 (I-15) Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) project. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Old Mandurah Traffic Bridge Replacement http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/old-mandurah-traffic-bridge-replacement/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/old-mandurah-traffic-bridge-replacement/ The Western Australia (WA) Government and the City of Mandurah initiated a plan to replace the existing Old Mandurah traffic bridge in 2013. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT I-90 Dresbach Bridge project over Mississippi River enters final phase of construction http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsi-90-dresbach-bridge-project-over-mississippi-river-enters-final-phase-of-construction-4873313 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsi-90-dresbach-bridge-project-over-mississippi-river-enters-final-phase-of-construction-4873313 The interstate 90 Dresbach Bridge project over the Mississippi River in Minnesota has achieved a milestone with construction crews completing the final closure pours of concrete, bringing the project closer to completion. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT