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NSF funds new Penn State study on traffic congestion

The new study, dealing with ‘Statistical Learning for Dynamic Traffic Assignments (DTA)’, aims to enable NSF to regulate travelling in heavily congested major metropolitan areas to avoid congestion, as well as allow the drivers to make more informed travel decisions. Penn State Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Harold ...

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WHO South East Asia countries pledge to increase road safety

In a meeting, the members agreed to ‘Phuket Commitment’ that calls for prioritisation, high-level commitment, implementation of proper regulations and united effort from all stakeholders. WHO South East Asia regional director Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh said: “Countries across the region need to drive and fast-track road safety initiatives with the ...

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ULEZ expansion consultation launched in London

The proposal states that in the third phase, the new ULEZ standards will be applied throughout London, UK, on buses, coaches and trucks from 26 October 2020 up to the North and South circular roads. Standards for cars, vans and motorbikes will be applicable from 25 October 2021. Khan said: ...

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New driving test introduced in UK

The modernised test was first announced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) in April this year in an attempt to make a comprehensive assessment and prepare the drivers to drive safely. During the new test, the candidates are required to drive independently for around 20 minutes following directions ...

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