Technology & Innovation

Motorists’ smartphones may help highways bosses keep roads safe

Motorists with smartphones could help highway chiefs maintain road quality by sending ‘crowdsourced’ data from their mobiles that would allow engineers to assess when carriageway repairs are needed, according to a new study.

Fear of unexpected repairs puts 3.8m drivers off getting their car serviced

The survey of 2,000 drivers for RAC MOT Assist found that it is those drivers in London, the West Midlands and Northern…


Innovative incident response vehicle geared up to reduce traffic delays

An innovative all-in-one response vehicle that can stop and direct motorway traffic after incidents – then clean up spillages and repair the road afterwards – is set to dramatically reduce delays for drivers