Road Building & Repairs

Roadworks

Roadworks projects could be delivered faste...

May 11, 2021No Comments

Completing roadworks faster and making sites safer for staff are among the improvements identified using a trailblazing form of artificial intelligence (AI) on Britain’s biggest

All Lane Running

Measures to boost safety on ‘All Lane...

Apr 21, 2021No Comments

Every new ‘All Lane Running’ (ALR) motorway, more commonly known as ‘smart motorway’, will open with technology in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles

pothole

RAC: Desperate state of UK roads highlighte...

Apr 20, 2021No Comments

Despite a national coronavirus lockdown, RAC patrols went to the aid of a staggering 4,694 drivers who had most likely broken down as a result

resurfacing roads

Anti-ageing cream for roads!

Apr 19, 2021No Comments

Highways England is trialing a new type of material for resurfacing roads which aims to help them last ‘significantly’ longer and reduce the need for

M6 toll

Maritime Transport the guinea pig for new M...

Apr 12, 20211 Comment

Felixstowe giant Maritime Transport will become the first company to trial the M6 toll road’s new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR)-based charging system. The introduction

smart motorways

Experienced motorists have no trust in smar...

Apr 08, 2021Comments off

A new web poll on smart motorways from the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed that the majority of respondents (85

highway maintenance

‘Up-down’ approach to highways ...

Apr 07, 2021Comments off

A legacy of inconsistent funding is still preventing local authorities from being able to provide long term, cost effective maintenance improvements for local roads. That’s

Easter

Quietest Easter on the roads in at least ei...

Mar 31, 2021Comments off

Drivers are planning just 5.6m trips by car to see friends and family this Easter when Covid restrictions allow, the lowest number since the RAC

smart motorways

MPs to scrutinise future of smart motorways

Mar 01, 2021Comments off

The Transport Committee has launched a new inquiry into the safety of smart motorways. Smart motorways, which use variable speed limits and hard shoulder running

Ford

Ford helps roadside workers stay safe

Feb 18, 2021Comments off

Ford has developed new, first-of-its-kind electronic high-visibility panels, which do not rely on other light sources to be clearly visible in the dark. The red

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