Highways England

Road Safety

Making light work of street lamp repairs on Highways England network

If successful, a trial of a new cable network monitor which can be installed in each supply point and flag…

Road Safety

Sleet warning after car filmed out of control on busy motorway

Car skidded backwards along M61 hitting barrier and stationary vehicle Highways England traffic officer jumped over barrier to avoid being…

Government Investment

Spring opening for Britain’s biggest road project

The £1.5 billion scheme to improve journeys between the East of England and the Midlands was originally planned to open…

Road Safety

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

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

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

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

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

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…