The speed limit on Highways England roadworks is to increase from 50mph to 60mph following extensive trials. The trials, carried out on eight road schemes, were launched in response to feedback from road users who said they were frustrated at not being able to go quicker. The pilot schemes found that drivers found it easier to stick to the 60mph limit, thereby increasing safety. They also resulted in an average saving of almost 3,780 hours journey time each day across […]
A range of e-learning training modules that advise commercial vehicle workshops on health and safety rules and regulations in light of Covid-19 has been announced by Inspire International UK.
The Highways Agency has renewed a contract with Norbert Dentressangle to manage the storage and distribution of goods in support of road repairs and maintenance throughout the country.
Transport for London (TfL) has removed certain Olympic Route Network (ORN) restrictions today. TfL has previously stated that the ORN will be adjusted to meet demand throughout the Games period, for example with restrictions around Wimbledon to be lifted shortly after the Olympic tennis concludes. Leon Daniels, TfL’s MD for surface transport, says: “More alterations will follow as venues cease operation, and we’ll continue to keep Londoners and businesses, including freight, taxi and private hire drivers informed.” The alterations are: […]