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Axis aids incident detection on French viaduct
France's first AID system has halved attendance time on the Calix Viaduct. TheCentre for Traffic Engineering and Management (CIGT) at Caen in northern France manages 367km of the national network in the Manche/Calvados district including the 1.2km long, 15-span Calix Viaduct across the Canal de Caen à la Mer.
Prevention is better than cure says Antaira's David Zaveski
Antaira's David Zaveski looks at how to improve the resilience of Ethernet systems. Detection and monitoring, and the subsequent management of transport systems, is becoming ever more sophisticated and also integrated as ITS spreads wider across cities and along highways and rail corridors.
Two seconds the difference between life and death
Professor Donald Fisher has spent 15 years identifying factors that increase the crash risk of novice and older drivers. His findings highlight the difference between living and dying, Colin Sowman reports.