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Crossing language barriers

‘Keep your distance’ graphically expressed

  Effective communication with road users is crucial for safe and efficient highway operation, and depends on the intelligent use of language on, for example, variable message signs (VMS). Increasingly, the task is involving languages (plural) – as more people ...

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Northern Ireland awards major new ITS contract


Siemens has been awarded a new long term contract to maintain traffic management equipment throughout Northern Ireland by the Department for Infrastructure NI. The contract, which runs for a minimum period of four years, represents one of the largest of ...

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New software allows flexible signage control


ITS (UK) member Swarco Traffic has launched a new cloud based management software known as Zephyr which is designed to give local authorities flexible control over their traffic sign assets and strategy. The system’s web based user interface allows users ...

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Electronic signs to enable speed boost on Dover Port approach


Twenty nine new electronic signs will support reinstatement of the national speed limit the A20 approaching the Port of Dover following a successful traffic management trial which saw the limit reduced to 40MPH. Since April 2015 traffic lights have been ...

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Warwickshire installs Swarco flood warning system


Drivers in Warwickshire are now benefitting from an intelligent flood warning system aimed at diverting traffic away from a ford which has been causing congestion problems during the recent spell of bad weather. The system was designed and installed by ...

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