A lorry driver was stopped by the police patrolling the M5 after he was observed watching a Formula 1 documentary on his mobile phone while behind the wheel. The outrageous stunt was highlighted by Gloucestershire police as one of the ‘fatal four’ causes of road deaths and injury – use of a mobile phone, along with inappropriate speed, not wearing a seat belt and drink or drug driving. Officers who identified drivers committing offences on the motorway were recorded with […]
The government is to effectively double the number of roads and motorways given top funding status by creating a new Major Road Network (MRN).
The Transport Committee has accused the DfT of “blatantly ignoring” its recommendations in regards the roll out of all-lane running across the motorway network, which one MP has said will “get people killed”.
Wales is to freeze new road building projects during a review of highway schemes which will consider the impact of road transport on the climate emergency.