Smart Motorways

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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

Red X sign onthe motorway

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

Highways England

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

All Lane Running

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