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11.10.2017 at 07.59

Finnish competence is used to solve problems caused by winter conditions to automated transport

The Finnish Transport Agency and Trafi have launched the Arctic Challenge research project which aims to solve problems caused to the automation of road traffic by northern winter conditions. The project involves carrying out field experiments with automated vehicles in the Aurora test environment located in Fell Lapland in 2017–2019. Research agreements have been concluded with three groups consisting of companies and research institutions.

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19.10.2017 at 15.14

Kari Wihlman appointed as Director-General of Finnish Transport Agency with effect from 1 January 2018

Mr Kari Wihlman, Master of Laws, has been appointed Director-General of the Finnish Transport Agency with effect from 1 January 2018. The appointment is for a period of five years. The Government of Finland announced the appointment on 19 October 2017.

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9.10.2017 at 13.44

What was the first traffic sign in Finland? Here, you will find the answer to this and other questions about traffic signs.

Traffic signs are familiar to all Finns, but do you know of what materials they are made? Or, do you know which is the rarest traffic sign in Finland? Here you will find answers to some of these puzzling questions.

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