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UK Trial for Driverless Lorries in 2018

12th September 2017

UK Trial for Driverless Lorries in 2018 Wi-Fi controlled driverless lorries operating in a platoon are due to be trialled on major UK roads by the end of 2018. However, some in the sector have raised... read more

 

Netherlands introduces LED pavement traffic lights

15th February 2017

LED Pavement Traffic Lights help guide Dutch Pedestrians The Netherlands may have found a way to improve safety without prying pedestrians away from their phones.  Bodegraven is trialling a new LED ... read more

 

24,000 street lights upgraded in Cheshire

20th January 2017

More than 24,000 street lights will be upgraded in Cheshire West and Chester at a cost of £5 million. The lights will be upgraded from sodium lamps to more energy efficient LEDs (light-emitting di... read more

 

Fisher & Company - People Make The Difference

15th December 2016

Product Design Our expertise in Design and Tool-making enable us to make bespoke components that are well engineered to give years of faultless service. With everything made in our own Factory, we ha... read more

 

Solar Powered Belisha Beacon

18th November 2016

Fisher & Company announces a 3 Year Warranty on Solar Powered Belisha Beacons The only fully Highways compliant Solar Powered Belisha Beacon on the market today now comes with a solid endorsement f... read more

 

Does pressing the crossing button do anything?

14th October 2016

Lots of people don't bother to press the button at pedestrian crossings. Do they know something the rest of us don't? It can seem like the longest two minutes of your life. You get to a road juncti... read more

 

LED Street Lighting for Gloucester

8th September 2016

Gloucestershire County Council is continuing its roll out of LED street lighting with the upgrade set to save the local authority £17 million over the next 12 years. Work to upgrade streetlights w... read more

 

Surrey street lights switch off to save up to £240,000

1st August 2016

More than 30,000 street lights are to be switched off for five hours each night, under cost-saving proposals by Surrey County Council. The conservative-run authority plans to cut power from midnight ... read more

 

New measures to help Britain lead the way in developing driverless technology

14th July 2016

A major consultation to help pave the way for automated cars to be used on British roads is being launched, with all drivers invited to have their say. Under the proposed measures, rules will be ch... read more

 

Bristol Saves £1M on Street Lighting

23rd June 2016

Bristol City Council has saved over £1 million in a year after upgrading its street lights. Figures have shown that the energy efficient solutions supplied by GE Lighting have resulted in savings ... read more

 

8,000 Street Lights

25th May 2016

More than 8,000 street lights in Bath will be replaced with new light emitting diode (LED) units.   Bath & North East Somerset Council will be rolling out the energy efficient technolog... read more

 

New Guidance Note on Belisha Beacons from the Department for Transport

25th April 2016

Following a number of queries about new designs of Belisha beacon that have started to appear on UK roads the Association for Road Traffic Safety Management (ARTSM) has contacted the Department for T... read more

 

Bolton Switches to LED Street Lights

5th April 2016

Almost 10,000 street lights in Bolton have been switched over to new LED lighting. Work is currently underway across the borough and around 1,700 streets are now using the lower energy lighting. ... read more

 

Council Saves £1.7M on Street Lighting

15th March 2016

Lincolnshire County Council is aiming to save £1.7 million by changing the way it manages street lighting. The savings will contribute towards the £41m the authority needs to find for 2016/17 and... read more

 

Kent County Council Investment in LED Lighting

22nd February 2016

Kent County Council (KCC) will spend £40 million on LED lights after agreeing on a policy to return to all-night lighting. At a recent meeting of the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee, m... read more

 

Scotland Switches to LED Lighting

21st January 2016

Almost one-third of Scotland’s street lamps will be LEDs by 2017, according to figures released by the Scottish Futures Trust. Scotland’s councils will invest a further £56 m in energy saving ... read more

 

Tragic accident after street lights turned off

21st May 2015

Tragic accident after street lights turned off A man died after trying to cross the road near to where some street lights had been switched off. Ian Holloway, of Bentinck Way, Blackpool, was hit... read more

 

Bridge or Roller Coaster in Japan

7th May 2015

Bridge or Roller Coaster in Japan It is a hill start to give even the most confident learner driver nightmares. The Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan – the third largest of its kind in the world – r... read more

 

New Led Street Lighting in Carlisle

23rd April 2015

New Led Street Lighting in Carlisle David Morton, who represents Belah on Carlisle City Council, has claimed new LED street lights installed by Cumbria County Council are not fit for purpose. Th... read more

 

Project to replace street lamps with LED's too bright

9th April 2015

Project to replace street lamps with LED's too bright A multi-million pound project to replace street lights with LED lamps has left residents in a London borough feeling like they're 'living on a ... read more

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