Roads

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

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

driver behaviour

Researchers set out to improve driver behav...

Dec 14, 2020Comments off

A new research project has highlighted a number of ‘subtle changes’ that can nudge road users to behave more safely – without them being aware

Gritters

Government funds 93 new gritters

Nov 20, 2020Comments off

The Government has  invested over £16m to help Highways England roll out ninety three brand-new gritters for use this winter, ensuring traffic can continue to move smoothly

road pricing

Government considers road pricing

Nov 16, 2020Comments off

Following reports in The Times that the Treasury is considering introducing road pricing to plug the budget shortfall as the nation switches to electric cars,

road repairs

Robotic ‘pothole police’ innovator to r...

Nov 05, 2020Comments off

University spin out, Robotiz3d, is to begin developing the world’s first autonomous robot to patrol the streets in search of potholes, following successful private investment.

Ordnance Survey

Keeping roadsides up to speed with vehicle ...

Oct 08, 2020Comments off

Roadworks of some form are encountered by many road-users daily. Despite being a cause of frustration and disruption to transport networks, they are an absolute

Budget

Budget 2020: Industry reaction and comment

Mar 11, 2020Comments off

Edmund King, AA president, described the Budget as a ‘Budget to keep Britain moving and gets us out of a hole’ and added: “Putting more

AA welcomes Government’s response to ...

Oct 28, 2019Comments off

Commenting on the Government’s response to the Transport Select Committee on local roads funding*, Jack Cousens, head of roads policy for the AA says; “For

Highways England geared up to help motorist...

Aug 14, 2019Comments off

More than 480 miles of roadworks will be lifted or completed on motorways and major A-roads to help families have smoother journeys over the August

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