The risk of being involved in a breakdown on a stretch of all-lanes running (ALR) smart motorway is 216% higher than on a standard motorway because there is no hard shoulder for drivers to move to, according to a damning new report. The study, commissioned by Irwin Mitchell solicitors and prepared by transport specialists Royal HaskoningDHV found that ALRs have the “lowest level of intrinsic safety” when compared to any other form of motorway and that the government’s decision to […]
New rules for operators appearing at public inquiries (PIs) in light of Covid-19 could jeopardise fair hearings and may result in a rise in the number of appeals, according to solicitors.
A hunt for a refrigerated lorry on the A14 and M11 this week began after three men called the police to say they were suffocating in the back and struggling to breathe.
A consortium of companies, including Yodel, Menzies Distribution and UPS Healthcare, are managing the collection and delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits into laboratories.