Smart Motorways

Road Safety

Learning the lessons of smart motorways

Upgrade of smart motorways continues, but is it enough to make motorists feel safer? National Highways has published its annual…

Road Safety

X marks the spot

Ambulance chiefs call on drivers to adhere to red ‘X’ signs on smart motorways. National Highways and the ambulance service…

Road Safety

Drivers avoid the left hand lane

An increasing number of drivers are taking their own precautionary measures when using smart motorways. A new study by Kwik…

Road Safety

MPs call for halt to smart motorways

MPs call for the construction of new all-lane running motorways to be stopped. The new Transport Select Committee report concludes…

Road Safety

Revisions not proving too smart

Almost two thirds of UK drivers said they want all lane running motorways to be scrapped. The survey by the…

Road Safety

Smart Motorway update

Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, has issued an update statement on all lane running motorways (Smart motorways). Originally…

Road Safety

Smart motorways stopped

Smart motorway building halted by DfT. The government as put the project on hold until additional safety measures are in…

Road Safety

Motorists against smart motorways

A new web poll on smart motorways from IAM RoadSmart has found the majority of motorists are against ‘smart’ motorways.…

Legislation & Regulation

Leftfield advice for motorway users

Highways England has launched a new campaign advising drivers to ‘go left’ if they break down on the motorway. The…

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