The government has defended its controversial decision to reform the Highways Agency, and revealed the roles the newly installed strategic road network (SRN) watchdogs will play as part of the changes. Responding to the Transport Committee’s Better Roads Report from May, which labelled plans to transform the HA into a ownership structure similar to Network Rail as an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake, the Department for Transport (DfT) said the overhaul was the only option. “We do not believe a […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency from 1 April, said it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
London mayor Boris Johnson has launched his Safer Lorry Scheme (previously the Safer Lorry Charge), pledging to ban trucks without cycle safety equipment from the capital.
Highways England, which manages the 4,300-mile Strategic Road Network (SRN), wants operator views on what it is doing well, what it could do better and initiatives that could improve the service.