Highways England

M6 toll

Maritime Transport the guinea pig for new M...

Apr 12, 2021No Comments

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, 2021No Comments

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

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

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Highways England referred to CPS over smart...

Feb 12, 2021Comments off

Highways England could face manslaughter charges after the death of a 62-year-old grandmother on a stretch of smart motorway. A coroner investigating the death of

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Highways England: What a difference a year ...

Feb 05, 2021Comments off

Fascinating new footage released by Highways England offers a bird’s eye view of progress being made on the £78 million transformation of a busy M6

weather stations

New weather stations helping to keep traffi...

Feb 02, 2021Comments off

New roadside weather stations on five-metre-high poles are helping keep England’s motorways and major A roads moving this winter. The weather stations provide vital information

smart motorway

Are Highways England addressing smart motor...

Jan 25, 2021Comments off

The safety of smart motorways has hit the news again this week, after an inquest heard the deaths of two men on a converted stretch

Tailgating

Highways England catches tailgaters on came...

Jan 11, 2021Comments off

Highways England is trialling the use of new cameras to clamp down on tailgating, an offence it says is a factor in around one in

ghost markings

Vanishing act for ghost markings

Dec 17, 2020Comments off

An end to confusing ‘ghost markings’ on roads could soon be in sight following a competition launched by Highways England to tackle the worldwide issue.

M6

New year weekend M6 junction closures in Ch...

Dec 16, 2020Comments off

Drivers using the M6 in Cheshire will see big changes in the New Year when a new bridge across the motorway begins to take shape.

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