Smart Motorway

M27

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

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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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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

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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

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 ‘a risk to life’...

Sep 09, 2019Comments off

Plans to roll-out smart motorways across the country have been dealt a ‘severe blow’, according to a national newspaper. First introduced in 2014, smart motorways