Approximately half of smart motorway drivers admit to avoiding lane one, despite this defeating the whole point of the converted hard shoulder, according to a new study.
In a survey conducted …Read More
National Highways has chosen not to deploy potentially life-saving CCTV systems on smart motorways.
A successful trial of the CCTV system demonstrated that analytical technology can identify stranded vehicles in live …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
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
Highways England has launched a huge, £5 million campaign with the aim of informing the public about staying safe on smart motorways.
The government-owned company has said this is its ‘biggest …Read More
Highways England has recently admitted that only around half of the cameras on smart motorways are currently able to detect road users who illegally drive under ‘red X’ lane closure …Read More