Roads

Gritters

Government funds 93 new gritters

Nov 20, 2020No Comments

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, 2020No Comments

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, 2020No Comments

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

Making tracks in tackling tyre graveyards a...

Aug 08, 2019Comments off

A new road surface using recycled tyres is being trialled on the M1 motorway by Highways England. If successful, it is hoped that this new

DfT injects £348m into boosting local road...

Jul 20, 2019Comments off

The Department for Transport has today (Saturday 20th July) announced nearly £350 million is being made available for councils to improve local roads up and

M6toll introduces new toll prices and an ad...

Jun 12, 2019Comments off

Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), operator of the M6toll, has today (Wednesday 12th June) announced new toll prices including an additional off-peak rate, which will come

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