Highways Agency forecasts last year's traffic

2008? Never heard of it

24 Reg comments Got Tips?

Those of you thinking of heading out onto the UK highways and byways are advised not to bother checking out the Highways Agency's handy traffic forecaster, unless you're lucky enough to have a Back to the Future DeLorean:

Highways Agency traffic forecaster with no option for 2008

Yup, it looks like the Agency's staff had a very robust New Year's Eve indeed, and have evidently still not woken up to the fact that it's now officially 2008. As our informant Stephen Braithwaite puts it: "Another government IT shambles." ®

Bootnote

Oh yes, and when you haven't selected the current or a future date, try step 2 - "Select an area". The error message is a classic in itself.

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER


Keep Reading

Highways England primes market for £2bn tech spend as part of massive investment in crumbling roads network

Tender notices cover range of IT needs all the way down to parking meters

Highways England waves around £62m contract for National Traffic Information Service after brief chat with vendors

Updated If you're anything like us, you dream of reorganising your country's highways. This is a new system they want to tighten up data streams, but still

Apple, Google begin to spread pro-privacy, batt-friendly coronavirus contact-tracing API for phone apps

Analysis Public health agencies get green light to emit software using joint-developed tech

National Crime Agency says Brit teen accused of Twitter hack has not been arrested

Bognor Regis man still faces 20 years in clink, though

NSA warns that mobile device location services constantly compromise snoops and soldiers

It might be best not to ask how the NSA knows this and why it advises most mitigations don’t help

Euro police forces infiltrated encrypted phone biz – and now 'criminal' EncroChat users are being rounded up

Continental capers lead to 750 UK arrests

US Homeland Security mistakenly seizes British ad agency's website in prostitution probe gone wrong

They got it back – after reneging any claim against Uncle Sam for damages

Why should the UK pensions watchdog be able to spy on your internet activities? Same reason as the Environment Agency and many more

Extraordinary surveillance powers set to be injected into govt orgs

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020