Roads

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Britain’s best bridges

They’re some of the most considerable feats of engineering connecting towns and countries throughout the UK, and now 12 of Britain’s most remarkable bridges have been named.
Legislation & Regulation
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E-scooters trials a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ – IAM RoadSmart

Plans to bring forward national trials of e-scooters present a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to make ‘positive changes’ to transport infrastructure, according to a leading road safety charity.
Technology & Innovation
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Britain’s biggest road project opens to traffic eight months early

The upgraded road was originally planned to open to traffic by December 2020, but now the last of the 24/7 roadworks have been removed and the new lanes are available for traffic, eight months ahead of schedule.
Road Safety
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A new computer system could revolutionise road safety

More than 1.35 million people die each year in traffic accidents, with between 20 and 50 million suffering non-fatal injuries.…

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The most hazardous day on the road for drivers

The warning comes following new analysis by Privilege Car Insurance, which has found that across the UK, drivers have had…

Government Investment
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National pothole day aims to fill in the gaps in UK road surface maintenance

New technologies such as vehicle automation and smart infrastructure have huge potential to improve safety and reduce fuel consumption, but…

Legislation & Regulation
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Roadside litter: Law change could see car owners fined

A law could be changed to punish people who throw litter out of car windows, putting highway workers' lives at risk.
Road Safety
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Lorry driver jailed for killing cyclist hidden by cluttered dashboard

A lorry driver who killed a doctor in a fatal collision has been jailed for 21 months after he failed to see the cyclist from behind his cluttered dashboard
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Motorists urged to check vehicles as Highways England unveils favourite driving routes

In a fun online poll, most people stated the rugged scenery and rolling hills of Cumbria and smoother journeys on…

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