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Government Investment
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M20 reopens ahead of schedule after successful bridge demolition

Highfield Lane Bridge, which crosses over the M20 just east of the existing junction 10 near Ashford was demolished over…

Road Safety
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Police road deaths hit 10-year high

Statistics from the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) show there were 42 police related road deaths in England and Wales…

Other
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Protection for flights and road transport after Brexit reaffirmed

UK and EU propose extension to air and road measures for Brexit, meaning consumers and hauliers should continue to book, travel and trade…

Other
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Hard shoulder given the cold shoulder by motorists

– 56% of motorists say they avoid driving on an open hard shoulder on smart motorways – – Drivers admit…

Road Safety
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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:…

Technology & Innovation
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New system to ensure safety of self-driving vehicles ahead of their sale

Future of Transport Minister opens new test facility for self-driving vehicles, 5G telecommunications and cyber security developers Government working to…

Road Safety
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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…

Government Investment
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Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

Commuters travelling up to 15mph faster Collisions drop by 30% with 10 fewer every month Research carried out on biggest…

Fuel
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August 2019 fuel prices

Unleaded prices have risen 0.8p, from 128.4 p/litre last month to 129.2 p/litre now Diesel prices have risen 0.6p from 131.4…