Professor Nick Reed has been appointed as National Highways’ first chief road safety advisor. He will be working to help achieve the Government-owned company’s aims of zero harm on England’s …Read More
Greater Manchester has requested a mass trial of zebra markings on side roads. The request by the county’s mayor and transport commissioner follows new evidence that zebra crossings lead to …Read More
Road Safety Week (RSW) will run from the 15th to the 21st of November 2021. The event is organised by Brake, a UK-based charity dedicated to road safety.
Road and vehicular-related …Read More
The chances of being involved in a road accident are set to increase across the UK amid the end of daylight saving time.
While the switch back to Greenwich Mean Time …Read More
An innovative new road crossing solution has been developed in a bid to improve pedestrian safety in Liverpool.
The experimental and potentially life-saving crossing solution, known as the “Compli Crossing”, features …Read More
Council chiefs have warned that the latest service to be hit by the nation’s driver shortages could be road gritting.
Despite the addition of 120 gritters to this year’s roads, the …Read More
The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that the local road maintenance budget for 2021/22 has been cut by £400million. In terms of road repairs, this means that over 9.5 …Read More
National Highways is adding 120 new gritting vehicles to their fleet to help keep roads safe this winter.
The total fleet number will reach 252 vehicles next year after another additional …Read More
Installation of stopped vehicle detection (SVD) technology is delaying the conversion of a stretch of the M56 to an all lane running motorway.
The National Highways-led project concerning the four-mile stretch …Read More
According to data from the RAC Report on Motoring 2021, 62% of drivers believe all-lane-running (ALR) smart motorways should be scrapped.
Smart motorways use the hard shoulder as a running lane …Read More