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Caught on camera – 10,000 tailgaters spotted in just two weeks

New cameras that detect tailgaters being tested by Highways England and the police with drivers sent letters highlighting the dangers
Road Safety
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Highways England airs plan to protect workers with new inflatable barrier

An inflatable safety barrier that can be put up in a matter of minutes is to help protect road workers on Highways England’s road network.
Road Safety
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Automated cone laying vehicle spotted on roads in new trial

Motorists have been able to snatch a first glimpse on the roads of a pioneering cone-laying vehicle that will eliminate the need for roadworkers to do the job from the back of a truck.
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Four reasons behind the UK and European road differences

It’s been revealed that Ford’s The Model T car may be the reason that British and European drivers follow different road rules.
Road Safety
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Over a third of UK drivers avoid driving on the motorways

Over a third (37%) of UK drivers avoid driving on motorways (men 29% and women 45%), over half (52%) avoid city centres and 50% avoid parallel parking and parking on a hill.
Road Safety
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The danger of unsecured loads – Highways England reminds drivers to check before setting off this summer

Shocking footage showing the moment a road worker is struck by metal on the motorway and images of items strewn across roads - Highways England is reminding drivers to make sure loads are safely secured.
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Highways England clocks up more cycle miles by pumping funding into North Somerset coastal scheme

Cyclists are set to finally enjoy the full benefits of a picturesque 24-mile coastal cycleway, thanks to Highways England.
Road Safety
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Government set to revisit motorway speed limits?

According to the Telegraph, transport secretary Grant Shapps is exploring the idea of increasing the speed limit on motorways and…

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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