The AA has told Motortransport.co.uk that speeding fines from smart motorways should be ring-fenced and used to improve safety on the controversial routes. The motoring organisation has backed calls for urgent safety improvements on smart motorways. It argues there are not enough refuge areas for motorists on stretches where all-lane running is in use, and wants fines raised on these routes to be used to fund the building of more refuge areas. It also wants refuge areas to be doubled […]
While it didn’t start so, the UK’s divisive EU referendum vote dominated the middle of the year onwards and much like the general public, appeared to split Motortransport.co.uk readers. For some it represented the chance to escape the red-tape generated by Brussels, ditch measures such as Driver CPC and stop a race to the bottom, while making the UK great again. For others, it threatened the return of customs clearance and UK land borders, a labour shortage and an economic […]
The Transport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of all-lane running on England’s motorways.
A Transport Committee report on the government’s plans to roll out 300 miles of all-lane running to UK motorways was “too cautious”, the RHA has said.