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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

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

M3 Motorway

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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Experienced motorists have no trust in smar...

Apr 08, 2021Comments off

A new web poll on smart motorways from the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed that the majority of respondents (85

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MPs to scrutinise future of smart motorways

Mar 01, 2021Comments off

The Transport Committee has launched a new inquiry into the safety of smart motorways. Smart motorways, which use variable speed limits and hard shoulder running

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AA crews instructed not to stop on smart mo...

Jan 27, 2020Comments off

Following recent media coverage, the AA has confirmed its patrols are told not to stop on smart motorways – but says it is not alone

Smart motorways to be reviewed over safety ...

Oct 25, 2019Comments off

Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, announced to MPs* that an urgent review into the safety concerns over smart motorways, and has called for recommendations to be

New look emergency areas planned for Yorksh...

Sep 27, 2019Comments off

Emergency areas on key Yorkshire motorways are being enhanced to make them more visible for drivers. The new look emergency areas have a bright orange

Recovery operators demand greater protectio...

Aug 02, 2019Comments off

Campaigners from the roadside recovery industry today claimed new government figures on motorway breakdowns have significantly bolstered the case for increased protections for roadside rescue