Safer voice-controlled infotainment systems are the future of in-vehicle technologies to cut collisions caused by distracted driving, says TRL.
A new study has revealed that in-vehicle infotainment systems are impairing reactions times behind the wheel more than alcohol and cannabis use.
Consumers likely to charge electric vehicles (EVs) during early evening peak unless managed, TRL trial finds.
A range of new vehicle safety features, to be fitted as standard on all new cars, vans, lorries and buses sold in Europe from 2022, moved a step closer after a provisional EU deal was reached in Strasbourg.
New European vehicle safety regulations which will mandate installation of driver assistance systems will save 25,000 lives, says TRL.
How are you? A simple question, but one which could help improve the mental well-being – and performance – of your drivers.
More than 2,000 visit the NEC to discuss products and hear from industry experts, setting a new record for the event.
Failing to properly manage driver fatigue and stress has a detrimental effect on both an organisation and its employees, according to the TRL.
Members of the public are being invited to test a fleet of driverless pods as part of a major research project.
The latest stage of the GATEway research programme explores the use, perception and acceptance of automated valet parking in a complex urban environment.
Crashes can occur for a variety of reasons but many of the contributing factors that affect the severity of an incident can be managed by an employer or fleet manager.
Measures announced in the budget will help bring fully-driverless cars a significant step closer, says TRL.
Collisions are a costly part of business life, but thoroughly investigating why they happen can prevent similar incidents occurring again. Ben Rooth reports
A consortium led by TRL has been awarded £13.4 million of Government funding to create a world-leading, real-world test environment for the development of future mobility solutions.
Figures from the DfT show that 1,792 people were killed in collisions last year; up 4% since 2015 and the highest annual total since 2011.
Connected and autonomous vehicle technology in the UK will take another leap forward following the announcement of funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
TRL academy director Nick Reed gives an insight into how automated vehicles will impact on the fleets of the future
Tougher penalties for those caught using mobile phones while driving have been welcomed by road safety experts and fleet sector suppliers.
The UK will play a key role in shaping future European transport policy following the solus award of the latest EC Automotive Safety Framework to TRL.
Multi-tasking while driving is dangerous, according to a new report produced by the Institute of Advanced Motorists and the Transport Research Laboratory.
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