Highways England’s attempts to improve safety on smart motorways has stepped up a notch with the launch of a campaign explaining what to do if your vehicle breaks down. It follows wide-ranging criticism of the way smart motorways operate, with hard shoulders used as all-lanes running to free up traffic. The widow of a man killed by an HGV on a stretch of the smart motorway network has also called for their use to be banned. Highways England’s campaign, Go […]
Highways England is rolling out 93 new gritters for use this winter, to ensure key transport routes are kept open and running smoothly.
Police are appealing for information about a fatal hit and run incident involving an HGV in north London.
HGV traffic is the only type of motor transport to have returned to pre-pandemic lockdown traffic levels, according to new data released by the Department for Transport.