Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Number one motorist distraction - Tiredness!
The most common distraction is tiredness, cited by 40% of motorists as one of their top five distractions.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Motorists' attitudes to mobile phone use in car
Despite the high level of concern of motorists regarding mobile phone use in car, a significant minority of motorists do admit to using handheld phones to make or receive calls while driving.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Number one concerns of motorists
Motorists are critical of the condition of the roads near where they live, they are concerned about the irresponsible behaviour of other motorists who use handheld mobile phones, and they report a sharp rise in concern about congestion and journey times.
Thursday, 8 December 2016
In-town parking, what works? (2)
Identifying Success Factors - A thorough assessment of the case studies in this report reveals a number of key success factors for in-town parking.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016
In-town parking, what works? (1)
Parking in town centres is a high profile, complex and emotive issue. Increasing fees, restrictive enforcement regimes and a lack of provision have caused anger which parking managers, local authorities and planners are working to mitigate. However, long-term solutions that satisfy everyone can be difficult to find for a number of reasons.
Thursday, 1 December 2016
Air purification in car parks
The placing of air purification systems inside car parks generally decreases particulate matter concentrations outside.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Self-driving cars unmarked to prevent bullying
Volvo fears that other road users could drive erratically in order to take advantage.
Thursday, 24 November 2016
Just for fun
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Self-driving cars make driving more difficult
The motorist's role changes from ‘in control’ to ‘supervisor’ yet they still have final responsibility in traffic. And we know that people aren't very good at this.
Thursday, 17 November 2016
Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) - Impact analysis Amsterdam
From the BCG impact analysis you may conclude that SDVs will have a major impact on the city of Amsterdam, but not in the short term. What's more, not all impacts will be favourable.