Adverts on the road could be a distraction for drivers

People have to take in a lot of information when driving, including the locations of other road users, lane markings, signals, speed limits, directions and the dashboard display. It only takes a second to be distracted, so ...

S. Korea tests 'electric road' for public buses

A South Korean city has begun testing an "electrified road" that allows electric public buses to recharge their batteries from buried cables as they travel.

Weighing trailers on the road

Heavy goods vehicles on Norwegian roads will soon be checked and weighed automatically – while on the road. Advanced sensors installed in the road surface, combined with number plate recognition systems, will enable the ...

Surveying roads at 100 km/h

Germany's road network has a hard time dealing with wind and weather, tires and steel. Until now, however, surveying the damage caused to asphalt and concrete was laborious and expensive. A new laser scanner is cheaper, faster ...

Wireless power transfer technology for high capacity transit

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) have developed a wireless power transfer technology that can be applied to high capacity transportation systems ...

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