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Majority of drivers think all-lane-running ...

Sep 16, 2021No Comments

Six in 10 drivers (62%) think that all-lane-running smart motorway schemes should be scrapped entirely and the hard shoulder reinstated, while retaining the technology that

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Public trust was undermined on smart motorw...

Jul 02, 2021Comments off

Highways England undermined trust in smart motorways when it failed to give an accurate timeline for a 2016 pledge to make technology to detect stopped

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Highways England forced to backtrack smart ...

Jun 10, 2021Comments off

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

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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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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