Motorways

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Motorway madness

Some drivers appear to lack any common sense on motorways. Many have been caught making dangerous decisions that put their’s…

Road Safety
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Lower speed limits in wet weather

Seven-in-10 drivers would like lower motorway speed limits in wet weather. Crash statistics from the Department for Transport (DfT) show that…

Legislation & Regulation
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Further clarity on Highway Code changes

The Highway Code will be updated later this year. There will be new guidance to improve road safety for cyclists,…

Legislation & Regulation
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Support for average speed cameras

A new survey of motorists has found more than half would support the use of more average speed cameras on…

Road Safety
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Action plan announced to boost smart motorway safety

Eighteen point package of measures to improve safety and public confidence set out by Transport Secretary Plans will see ‘dynamic…

Road Safety
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68% of drivers say smart motorways compromise safety

To increase capacity on the country’s busiest roads over one hundred miles of hard shoulder have been converted by Highways…

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…

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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…

Government Investment
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Government announces £25bn improvements to English roads – what will it be spent on?

The proposed upgrades will target major roads as part of an “infrastructure revolution”, with work set to be carried out over…

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