Highways England

Road Safety
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Explained: how the RAC deals with smart motorway breakdowns

As all lanes of most smart motorways are used for traffic, either all or some of the time, the RAC…

Legislation & Regulation
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AA crews instructed not to stop on smart motorways

Earlier this month, the BBC’s Inside Out programme featured a segment on smart motorways, during which former AA patrolman of…

Road Safety
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Check your vehicle!

Putting off your MOT to save money in January might be tempting, but alongside carrying out the road safety checks,…

Technology & Innovation
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Automated cone laying vehicle trials due to start

New machines could save workers from 10-tonne loads per shift Dramatic footage shows how terrifying it can be putting out cones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRMDWH1xVio&feature=youtu.be Highways…

Government Investment
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More than 800 miles of roadworks completed or lifted in time for Christmas

Highways England traffic officers working to keep motorists moving over the festive period Company urges drivers to prepare themselves and…

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…