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
A new government-backed app, EV8 Switch, has recently launched in the UK, designed to encourage drivers to make the switch to electric vehicles (EVs).
Released on the 9th September 2021 for …Read More
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has responded to the recent shortage of lorry drivers with plans to recruit an additional 40 vocational driving examiners.
The government, along with the …Read More
Highways England is increasing its use of warm mix asphalts (WMAs) as part of the government’s commitment to its net-zero plan.
The government-owned company has been using WMAs since 2015 because …Read More
Funding has been awarded for a study on the electrification of long-distance lorries using overhead power cables on motorways, as part of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) decarbonisation plan.
The organisation …Read More
According to a survey by YouGov, the majority of the British population do not believe that road workers are being kept safe while doing their job.
Just 42% of respondents thought …Read More
The Welsh Government is planning to reduce the country’s national speed limit on residential roads and pedestrian streets from 30mph to 20mph.
They have made the legislation one of their priorities …Read More
The government has come under fire for its decision to temporarily extend the number of hours that heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers can work. Several parties in the industry have …Read More
Road traffic in Great Britain fell by 21% last year, likely due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. However, a new study shows that fatality rates increased by 6%.
The …Read More
A new mobile technology aiming to tackle issues around road safety is being tested for the first time in cities across the West Midlands.
The platform is the UK’s first Cellular …Read More