The Government has launched a new THINK! campaign that aims to improve the safety of those most at risk on the roads.
The ‘Travel Like You Know Them’ campaign draws attention …Read More
Cars will soon be banned from driving and parking on the roads close to a Newcastle primary school. Newcastle City Council has said that the streets will be closed to …Read More
National Highways’ latest instalment of smart motorway schemes is failing to meet the terms of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) recent pledge on emergency refuge areas. The standard distance between …Read More
A new apprenticeship scheme has been launched in the UK to try and tackle the HGV driver shortage.
The on-the-job training system has been created by training provider Seetec Outsource in …Read More
The future of intelligent street lighting can be seen more clearly now, thanks to a five-month trial by National Highways. The project, Illuminate, which was conducted by the government-owned company …Read More
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
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
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
As part of the government’s plan to reach net-zero by 2050, longer semi-trailers (LSTs) are being considered for use on Britain’s roads.
After a nine-year trial, the new lorries were approved …Read More