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Highway Code: rule changes for automated vehicle technology

Highway Code rules 149, 150, 160 and 239 have been updated to provide more detailed advice on safely using remote control parking and motorway assist functions. The 'should' and 'must' references make for interesting reading.

www.gov.uk/the-highway-code

Friday, 18 January, 2019

Here's to 2019

Thanks once again to all our clients and associates who made 2018 such a successful and enjoyable year. We hope you enjoy the festive season and we look forward to continued successes in 2019.

Friday, 21 December, 2018

Here's to 2019

Cyclists exposed to less pollution on busy roads than other road users

An interesting piece of research by Leeds University has examined the levels of pollution different types of commuter are exposed to during the peak hour commute. Contrary to expectations they found that cyclists in fact fare the best. www.welovecycling.com/Leedspollution research

Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Cyclists exposed to less pollution on busy roads than other road users

Wheat Quarter approved

A fantastic result last night as Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council voted overwhelmingly to grant planning permission for the Wheat Quarter and MHT development in the heart of Welwyn Garden City. Entran have been delighted to work with Collado Collins and Iceni Projects on this genuinely exciting regeneration scheme that will deliver 1500 new homes, preserve the Grade II listed art-deco Production Hall, provide a new civic building, employment space, wellness centre, International Art Centre and a high quality landscaping scheme that covers 60% of the site. The development will fund significant local highway improvements, greatly enhancing facilities for pedestrians and cyclists, and the site will accommodate some 1800 cycle parking spaces and an innovative electric vehicle car club. There's a lot of work to be done to deliver the scheme but last night's resolution was a real mile-stone in WGC's future. https://thewheatquarter.co.uk/

Friday, 07 December, 2018

Wheat Quarter approved

New measures to protect vulnerable road users

The Government has published a 2 year action plan to improve safety for vulnerable road users. Motorcycle groups are disappointed that they are not included in the description of vulnerable users but Brake and Living Streets welcome the 50 new measures. The plan will also assess whether insurance companies could offer discounts to drivers who have undertaken cycle training. www.gov.uk/government/new-measures-to-keep-people-safe-on-the-roads

Friday, 23 November, 2018

Sustrans reviews the NCN

Sustrans has spent more than two years completing their first ever review of the National Cycle Network. Their report outlines the benefits of the NCN, summarises the findings of the physical audit and sets out recommendations for creating a UK-wide network of traffic-free paths for everyone. https://www.sustrans.org.uk/pathsforeveryone 

Friday, 16 November, 2018

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