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  • Estonia trials new approach to SPEEDING. Pay a fine or take a time out.

    Estonia trials new approach to SPEEDING. Pay a fine or take a time out.

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    Think speeding will get you to your destination quicker? Not in Estonia it won’t. The Police force has been trialling a new kind of speeding penalty – and rather than receiving a fine or points by default, if you get caught you’ll be given a choice between paying a fine or taking a time out.…

  • Radar-activated ROAD SIGN for bikers. HAZARD warning system to help prevent motorcycle accidents.

    Radar-activated ROAD SIGN for bikers. HAZARD warning system to help prevent motorcycle accidents.

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    Following the latest statistics from the UK Department of Transport (DfT) which reveal that motorcycle fatalities have slightly risen year-on-year, a British company has unveiled a new crash site sign – which warns bikers about a hazard up ahead. With 354 motorcycle fatalities and more than 16,000 serious or slight motorcycle accidents recorded in the…

  • New police camera can catch speeders and phone users driving nearly ONE MILE away

    New police camera can catch speeders and phone users driving nearly ONE MILE away

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    POLICE have unveiled a speed camera capable of spotting speeding drivers from nearly a MILE away. The new bit of kit is currently undergoing in-field use by police in Gloucester to tackle offences like speeding and tailgating, but the quality of the image delivered at extreme distances is claimed to be so good that it…

  • Toyota and the Alan Turing Institute reckon they can predict and avoid traffic jams using AI

    Toyota and the Alan Turing Institute reckon they can predict and avoid traffic jams using AI

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    The Toyota Mobility Foundation and the Alan Turing Institute have developed a new project that aims to make life easier for people, through the prediction and even avoidance of awkward traffic jams. Snappily titled “Optimization of flow in mobility systems with artificial intelligence (AI)”, the project was born from the need to change the way…

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