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 IPR30C Speed Information Panel (Speed Sign) http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/driver_info/ipr30c-speed-sign/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/driver_info/ipr30c-speed-sign/ Speed sign, or speed measuring panel, is a piece of equipment which displays to passing drivers his/her actual speed. Knowing the local speed limit, the driver normally (70% of the time) slows down. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:48:00 GMT US cities to pilot GE's intelligent-city-enabling LED technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-cities-to-pilot-ges-intelligent-city-enabling-led-technology-4557320 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-cities-to-pilot-ges-intelligent-city-enabling-led-technology-4557320 The cities of San Diego and Jacksonville in the US are set to begin pilot of GE's new LED technology, which is driven by the company's Predix software platform. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT China to unveil plans for $46bn corridor link in Pakistan http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newschina-to-unveil-plans-for-46bn-corridor-link-in-pakistan-4557515 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newschina-to-unveil-plans-for-46bn-corridor-link-in-pakistan-4557515 China is all set to unveil a $46bn investment plan called the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Pakistan, which is expected to include a network of roads, railway and pipelines between the two countries. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cameras in Action http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/traffic_man/mg-squared-cameras-in-action/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/traffic_man/mg-squared-cameras-in-action/ MG² is a leading manufacturer in accessible surveillance hardware. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:29:00 GMT Victorian government to pay $263m to Lend Lease consortium for cancelled £5.5bn East West Link project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictorian-government-agrees-to-pay-263m-to-lend-lease-consortium-for-cancelled-55bn-east-west-link-project-4556540 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictorian-government-agrees-to-pay-263m-to-lend-lease-consortium-for-cancelled-55bn-east-west-link-project-4556540 Australia's Victoria Government has finalised an agreement with a consortium with regards to reimbursing costs incurred on the cancelled A$10.7bn (£5.5bn) East West Link project. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Virginia cancels $1.4bn highway contract with Ferrovial Agroman and American Infrastructure http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvirginia-cancels-14bn-highway-contract-with-ferrovial-agroman-and-american-infrastructure-4556374 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvirginia-cancels-14bn-highway-contract-with-ferrovial-agroman-and-american-infrastructure-4556374 The US state of Virginia has issued a notice regarding the cancellation of its $1.4bn highway contract with Ferrovial Agroman and American Infrastructure for the delivery of the Route 460 project. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Turcot Interchange Project, Montreal http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/turcot-interchange-project-montreal/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/turcot-interchange-project-montreal/ The Turcot Interchange located southwest of downtown Montreal, Canada, is undergoing a major reconstruction to improve structure durability, highway safety and links between neighbourhoods. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Oxfordshire County Council in UK to ban lorries overtaking on A34 road http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsoxfordshire-county-council-in-uk-to-ban-lorries-overtaking-on-a34-road-4555445 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsoxfordshire-county-council-in-uk-to-ban-lorries-overtaking-on-a34-road-4555445 Oxfordshire County Council in the UK has voted on banning lorries overtaking on A34, a 34-mile stretch of road in Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT WA transport minister proposes mandatory training for cyclists in Perth http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswa-transport-minister-proposes-mandatory-training-for-cyclists-in-perth-4555432 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswa-transport-minister-proposes-mandatory-training-for-cyclists-in-perth-4555432 Former West Australian (WA) transport minister Simon O'Brien said that cyclists in Perth should compulsorily undergo training before being allowed on the roads as they do not follow road rules properly. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Meet CA Traffic and VMS at Stand E70 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/counters/pressmeet-catraffic-vms.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/counters/pressmeet-catraffic-vms.html Traffex and Parkex returns to Hall 5 at the NEC Birmingham on the 21 - 23 April, 2015, and are is to be one the year's most important events for the international traffic management, road safety, parking, road maintenance and transport infrastructure… Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:09:00 GMT Launch of Brand New OTN Systems Website http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/otn-systems-road/pressotn-systems-website.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/otn-systems-road/pressotn-systems-website.html OTN Systems has announced the launch of its new website. The new website provides elaborate information about both product lines OTN and XTran (Excellence in Transport) Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:21:00 GMT Italian highways president resigns over Sicily bridge collapse incident http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsitalian-highways-president-resigns-over-sicily-bridge-collapse-incident-4554335 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsitalian-highways-president-resigns-over-sicily-bridge-collapse-incident-4554335 Italian highway management agency ANAS president Pietro Cucci has resigned following the collapse of a main motorway in Sicily Island. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rivertop unveils tool to determine ROI of using inhibitors in road salt brine http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsrivertop-unveils-tool-to-determine-roi-of-using-inhibitors-in-road-salt-brine-4554352 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsrivertop-unveils-tool-to-determine-roi-of-using-inhibitors-in-road-salt-brine-4554352 US-based chemicals producer Rivertop Renewables has unveiled a new tool, which determines the return on investment (ROI) of adding the company's Headwaters corrosion inhibitors to road salt brine. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT TDC - High-Speed Weigh-in-Motion http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/weigh-in-motion/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/weigh-in-motion/ The Ministry of Transport for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is committed to improving road safety and protecting their bridges and highways from the damage caused by overweight vehicles. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:30:00 GMT TDC - Independent Cycle Detection AccuracyReports http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/cycle-accuracy-reports/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/cycle-accuracy-reports/ TfGM operate a network of approximately 60 cycle detector sites across the Greater Manchester region. The technology deployed is the TDC Systems HI-TRAC CMU Cycle Monitoring Unit. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:28:00 GMT TDC - Bluetooth Case Study http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/bluetooth-case-study/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/bluetooth-case-study/ TDC Systems were the first to market with the innovative HI-TRAC® BLUE in 2010, and to date over 1000 have been supplied to customers around the globe. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:25:00 GMT Texas approves new legislation to ban traffic cameras http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstexas-approves-new-legislation-to-ban-traffic-cameras-4553277 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstexas-approves-new-legislation-to-ban-traffic-cameras-4553277 The Senate Transportation Committee of Texas, US, has approved a new legislation to ban the use of red light traffic cameras in Dallas and many other North Texas cities, following controversies over their use. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT SK Telecom unveils new smart car technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssk-telecom-unveils-new-smart-car-technology-4553295 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssk-telecom-unveils-new-smart-car-technology-4553295 South Korean wireless telecommunications operator SK Telecom has unveiled internet of things (IOT) smart car technology to control a car using a smartphone. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nanyang Technological University and NXP to build living test bed for smart traffic systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnanyang-technological-university-and-nxp-to-build-living-test-bed-for-smart-traffic-systems-4552297 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnanyang-technological-university-and-nxp-to-build-living-test-bed-for-smart-traffic-systems-4552297 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and NXP Semiconductors are in the process of building a living test bed for smart cars and traffic systems at the NTU campus. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT BMW develops new augmented reality glasses for drivers http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbmw-develops-new-augmented-reality-glasses-for-drivers-4552317 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbmw-develops-new-augmented-reality-glasses-for-drivers-4552317 German automobile company BMW has developed 'Mini Augmented Vision', which are new augmented reality glasses with head-up display for drivers to give an unobstructed view around the vehicle. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT