The government’s decision to roll out all-lane running on smart motorways was “premature” and the programme should be “paused” until 2025 to properly assess its safety, according to a damning report published this week by the House of Commons Transport Committee. The report follows the Committee’s enquiry into the safety of smart motorways, which was launched after mounting concern at the mounting numbers of deaths of motorists whose vehicles had broken down on all-lane running smart motorways. The Transport Committee’s […]
The government has given councils £500m to fix potholes in the country’s roads, after research found motorists believe them to be a bigger problem than drink driving.
A convoy of over 50 shellfish haulage trucks descended on Downing Street today (18 January) to protest against the bureaucracy created by the Brexit trade agreement which is creating major delays of shellfish exports to Europe and threatening the existence of affected companies.