Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan is to stand down early next year. O’Sullivan, who was appointed in 2015, has led Highways England’s (HE’s) delivery of the government’s roads programme. He has also overseen the controversial smart motorways system which was suspended earlier this year after the Transport Select Committee and the Police Federation warned that the practice of using the hard shoulder as a live lane in periods of congestion had created “deathtraps”, largely responsible for 38 deaths on […]
The government is planning to outlaw the removal of sideguards and rear under-run devices on HGVs as part of its drive to reduce cyclist deaths across the UK.
Construction operator Keltbray is taking part in a milestone cycling safety event today (4 Sept) in London, where it will welcome the 10,000th cyclist into the cab of one of its lorries.
The Transport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of all-lane running on England’s motorways.