New road warnings concerning the safety of feral and semi-feral ponies are going to be introduced to the Highway Code in the new year.
Motorists will be advised to avoid driving …Read More
SRL Traffic Systems (Europe’s largest traffic light manufacturer and hirer) has recently been bought out by an investment company. There are hopes that this move will bring new technology that …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
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
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
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