Operation Brock is back in action on the M20 in Kent as of today (Monday 19 July) to avoid delays caused by heavy traffic created by holidaymakers hitting the roads. The contraflow system, which was initially designed to prevent major hold ups on Kent roads in the event of a no-deal Brexit, was removed in April, but has been reinstated today to cope with high levels of holiday traffic expected as lockdown restrictions ease and foreign travel becomes easier. Operation […]
Highways England (HE) has been criticised by MPs for giving the impression that technology that spots broken down vehicles on smart motorways would be installed five years ago.
Former Heathrow Airport Holdings chief executive Colin Matthews is to take over as chairman of the Highways Agency from September.
Proposed changes to the Highway Code, which include guidance on how smart motorways operate, have been criticised by the widow of a man killed by an HGV on the M1.