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 […]
The government is to effectively double the number of roads and motorways given top funding status by creating a new Major Road Network (MRN).
Police release footage of A1 HGV crash involving driver who fell asleep after drinking whisky and Coke at wheel
An HGV driver who drank whisky and then fell asleep at the wheel before colliding with the central reservation, has lost his licence.
A promise by the government to splash out with the “biggest ever investment” in roads is still not enough to plug a backlog in maintenance, with billions more needed, according to the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA).