Global Positioning System

GPS is the U.S. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). A network of 24 satellites continuously transmits high-frequency radio signals, containing time and distance data that can be picked up by any GPS receiver, allowing the user to pinpoint their position...

Driver CPC Catch up

About Driver CPC Driver CPC is short for the qualification Driver Certificate in Professional Competence which is mandatory training for professional bus and truck drivers. The purpose of Driver CPC training is to keep Bus and Truck drivers up to date on safety issues...

History of Satellite Navigation Systems

This revolution in navigation is the outcome of the development of a military satellite navigation system called the Global Positioning System/NAVSTAR, developed in the 1970s under the direction of Bradford W. Parkinson, now Stanford professor of aeronautics and...

St Patrick’s Day on Irish Roads

Last year 2011 was a great year for the Road Safety Authority given the reduction in road fatalities to their lowest level ever. The year finished with 186 persons having lost their life which was down from 212 on the previous year 2012 the lowest year on record up to...