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E-scooters were legalised in Germany in June 2019 and are classified as motorised vehicles, meaning that the same drink-driving laws as cars and other vehicles apply.
As our societies become better connected, so too does our transport, bringing about potential cyber-risks that have only recently begun to be exposed. Here, members of the University of South Florida’s 'Enhancing Cybersecurity in Public Transportation' project team explain what operators can do to keep their cyber-physical systems as safe…
Diesel fumes can contain up to 10 times the amount of soot particles found in petrol exhaust fumes, and can cause cancer.
Traditional CCTV is already widely used in the bus sector, but only to offer reflective playback opportunities for operators. Now, with AI, we're able to assist drivers in real time, and assist fleet safety managers to regulate driver behaviour in real time, to greatly decrease risks that can lead to…
The Better Buses Action Plan commits to increasing citywide bus speeds by 25 per cent by the end of 2020, in the hope that this will lead to ridership increases of the already 2 million daily bus trips in New York.
Transport for London (TfL) publishes consultation report revealing public support for lower speeds in central London.
The framework from the United Nations (UN) highlights the need to prioritise public safety when implementing autonomous vehicles in society.
New research has highlighted steps that can be taken to reduce bus driver fatigue and consequently TfL have created a new £500,000 fund for bus operators to initiate a range solutions.
In a bid to keep every road user safe, from pedestrians to cyclists, Transport Canada has announced funding of $1 million to increase the safety of vulnerable road users.
Transport for Grater Manchester has announced the introduction of a new police unit made up of more than 60 police officers which will help keep the travelling public safe.
Transport for Ireland has launched an anti-racism campaign in a bid to challenge behaviours which will not be tolerated on public transport.
In Wellington, cyclists and bus drivers have swapped seats in a bid to highlight the safety implications of sharing the road and the steps that can be taken to ensure safety remains a top priority.
London is the first city in the world to collect data on cycling infrastructure, such as parking spots and protected lanes, on such a large scale.
Autonomous cars are an increasingly popular topic, but do we actually want them running on our roads? Industry is more than willing to trial them, but what about the consumer?