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Safety on smart motorways

Due to the recent media backlash on the safety of smart motorways – Highways England has responded with the following:…

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Smart motorways ‘a risk to life’

First introduced in 2014, smart motorways use variable speed limits to manage traffic and tackle stop-start congestion. The hard shoulder…

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Drink drive deaths rise again in 2017

The figures show that between 230 and 270 people were killed in collisions where at least one driver was over…

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TRL calls for critical update to UK automotive legislation

The global centre for innovation in transport, TRL, is calling for an update to UK and EU legislation whereby EDR…

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Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’

https://youtu.be/dTbLqklOUpM The incident happened on the Surrey/Kent border and caused five miles of tailbacks with delays of around 40 minutes.…

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Updates to the Highway Code

The Highway Code is a fountain of knowledge, and should be revered by all road users. However, every day is…

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Young riders encouraged to ignore ‘Angry Al’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cjWJRsf0bE&feature=youtu.be The #ridebetter campaign has been developed by 2Wheels London on the back of statistics showing motorcyclists and moped riders are…

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RSOs asked to support SEN road safety research project

According to the Department for Education, around 14% of children in the UK have SEN – with parents identifying their…

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M1 safety week reduces collisions by a third

200 dangerous drivers stopped by police Hundreds given safety tips at motorway services The number of incidents during the Highways…