DfT to accelerate safety improvements to All Lane Running motorways


Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has pledged that new motorways that have no hard shoulder – known as All Lane Running (ALR) motorways – will only open if technology is in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly. In addition all existing ALR motorways will have the technology fitted six months earlier than originally planned. The move is part of wider safety improvements brought in after a series of fatal crashes on motorways where the hard shoulder is converted into […]