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Half of drivers avoid using lane one on ‘...

Dec 02, 2022No Comments

Half of drivers (49%) say they frequently or occasionally avoid using lane one on ‘all lane running’ smart motorways – a revelation that completely undermines

M4 motorway upgrade enters final stages

Jul 11, 2022Comments off

The M4 motorway upgrade will enter its final stage this week, with a new fourth lane and extra road safety features opening between junctions 3

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IAM RoadSmart welcomes progress on smart mo...

May 16, 2022Comments off

In a statement from Neil Greig, Director of Policy and Research, IAM RoadSmart “One death on a smart motorway is one too many, so we

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Ambulance crews urge drivers to respect the...

Feb 23, 2022Comments off

National Highways and ambulance crews are asking drivers to respect the Red X and give them the space they need to access an incident and

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M27 motorway upgrade enters final stages

Feb 14, 2022Comments off

Drivers on one of the busiest stretches of motorway in the country will see changes this week with a new lane becoming available for traffic

RED Driver Risk Management CEO Seb Goldin

The smart motorway mess shows better driver...

Jan 17, 2022Comments off

RED Driver Risk Management CEO Seb Goldin believes that technology has an important role to play in reducing crashes, injuries and death, but as the

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Smart motorway rollout to be paused

Jan 12, 2022Comments off

The rollout of new smart motorway schemes will be paused until a full five years’ worth of safety data is available, as the Department for

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AA reaction to Transport Committee report o...

Nov 02, 2021Comments off

Today, the Transport Committee calls on the Department for Transport and National Highways to: Retrofit emergency refuge areas to existing all-lane running Smart Motorways to

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

Sep 16, 2021Comments off

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