Highways England

Road Safety
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Smart motorways to be reviewed

According to reports from the BBC, Graham Shapps, the Transport Secretary, has told MPs “We know people are dying on…

Other
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Drivers are to blame for smart motorway crash statistics, not new road design – suggests roads chief

Jim O’Sullivan, the chief executive of Highways England cited examples of motorists stopping to exchange contact details after minor shunts…

Technology & Innovation
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Highways England keeping a watchful eye on motorway upgrade

The use of a drone means Highways England can view progress in 3D quality across a much larger area. This…

Road Safety
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Highways England statement following publication of DfT’s Reported road casualties in Great Britain: 2018 report

Highways England’s Head of Road Safety Richard Leonard said: Our aim is to provide a network where no one is…

Road Safety
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Month-long crackdown to improve road safety on M62

Operation Pennine to focus on key east to west route HGV supercab to spend four weeks patrolling motorway Highways England…

Road Safety
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Student drivers urged to lighten up before taking to the road as Freshers’ season starts

New research suggests over half of students would potentially drive an overloaded car Data shows 7 out of 10 students…

Road Safety
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Roadside recovery industry offered ‘smart’ training by Highways England

Highways England, the government company responsible for the country’s motorways and major A roads, has joined forces with the Network…

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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Safety on smart motorways

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