Motorways

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…

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…

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…

Road Safety
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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.…

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…

Other
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Here we go! Football fans urged to remember basic rules of road as new season kicks off

It comes as a snap poll by Highways England found that 29 per cent of supporters expect to travel more…

Technology & Innovation
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Highways England unveils successful air quality and innovation competition entries

The technology would inform drivers of the time remaining before traffic lights will change to green at junctions and suggest an appropriate speed,…

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