Smart motorways in question again after third death in two years


A second coroner has written to National Highways expressing concerns over the risk of deaths on smart motorways, a year after two fatalities prompted a coroner to demand action was taken. The latest report to prevent future deaths has been produced by Berkshire’s assistant coroner Ian Wade QC after motorcyclist Zoltan Torok died on a smart motorway stretch of the M4 last year. In the report, Wade said Torok had become distracted by the presence of two motorists who had […]