Smart Motorways

Highways England

Highways England referred to CPS over smart...

Feb 12, 2021No Comments

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

Smart motorways to be reviewed over safety ...

Oct 25, 2019Comments off

Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, announced to MPs* that an urgent review into the safety concerns over smart motorways, and has called for recommendations to be

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