Highways England

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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…

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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…

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…

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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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Keeping British MotoGP visitors on track for safer rides

Some 120,000 people will flock to the event over the bank holiday weekend (23 to 25 August) and Highways England…

Road Safety
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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…