Recovery firms are demanding a review of Highways England’s (HE) statutory recovery scheme amid concerns about a lack of financial transparency. The Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators (AVRO) said the scheme was being “torn to pieces” because of frustration to do with an apparent disparity between how much recovery operators are paid and how much hauliers are charged. It came as a Freedom of Information request made by MT revealed that HE is receiving just £15 in “administration fees” from […]
Highways England has appointed Jim O’Sullivan as its chief executive, following its transformation from the former Highways Agency earlier this year.
The eastbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for almost 12 hours on Monday (28 May) after a fatal accident involving a car and three LGVs, the Highways Agency has confirmed.
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.