80mph proposals in the slow lane


 

In an interview with Auto Express magazine, transport minister Stephen Hammond last week said the government was considering higher motorway speeds and even thinking of introducing trials in 2014. Hammond told the magazine the idea was “not dead,” adding: “We are thinking about how we could trial it rather than go to a consultation.” Whether you think higher legal motorway speeds would be good for road users and the road freight industry or not though, should you hold your breath […]