Transport Minister Believes Roads Will Self Heal

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Britain’s roads will soon self heal using nanotechnology, heat themselves to prevent freezing and supply electricity to battery powered cars through inductive charging. Well that’s according to Transport minister John Hayes, at least.

Speaking at an event last week, Hayes appeared to have drunk the Internet of Things kool-aid, claiming that “our roads, bridges and tunnels are joining the Internet of Things” and that “roads themselves are about to be digitalised.

Unsurprisingly, there was no mention from the minister of any actual investment in these fantastical things…


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