Smart Motorways

Highways England

Highways England forced to backtrack smart ...

Jun 10, 20211 Comment

Highways England has had to backtrack on its plan to convert a section of the M62 to all lane running without a statutory environmental impact

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Measures to boost safety on ‘All Lane...

Apr 21, 2021Comments off

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

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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

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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

Highways England

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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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

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Less than half of drivers aware of smart mo...

Nov 02, 2020Comments off

Brake says the findings of a new survey reinforce the urgent need to improve public awareness of smart motorways. The survey of 2,000 UK drivers,

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Measures to ‘raise the bar’ on ...

Mar 13, 2020Comments off

The Government has confirmed dynamic smart motorways are being abolished, in an effort to ‘rebuild public confidence’ in the motorway network. The move comes as

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AA crews instructed not to stop on smart mo...

Jan 27, 2020Comments off

Following recent media coverage, the AA has confirmed its patrols are told not to stop on smart motorways – but says it is not alone

M56 smart motorway

Public information events ahead of M56 smar...

Jan 07, 2020Comments off

People using and living around the M56 in Cheshire and Greater Manchester can find out more about plans to improve the motorway at public information

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