An independent review into safety data and evidence concerning smart motorways has found no errors and concluded that all-lanes running (ALR) highways are some of the safest roads in the country. The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) said the data used in last year’s stocktake and action plan and a progress report relied on by the government and Highways England – now National Highways – to demonstrate the safety credentials of smart motorways, was “used robustly” but that there […]
The Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.
The RHA has welcomed an announcement from the DfT that the rollout of new all-lane smart motorways is to be suspended.
The DfT has declined to confirm the contents of a document sent to transport minister Andrew Jones by Kent County Council, which reportedly calls for nearly £300m of extra funding to be put into additional infrastructure to relieve the M20 during Operation Stack.