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“Roads revolution” to create 900 extra miles of lane capacity

26 Aug 2014 16:37

According to a statement from the Department for Transport (DfT), road users will see around 900 extra lane miles of road capacity added to England's strategic highway network by 2021.

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Road Safety GB to sponsor Tyre Safety Month

26 Aug 2014 13:03

TyreSafe has announced that Road Safety GB will be the official sponsor of this year’s Tyre Safety Month campaign, which is due to take place in October.

Highways Agency to trial environmental barriers

25 Jul 2014 12:00

Environmental barriers are to be trialled by the Highways Agency in England as a new way to tackle the impact of poor air quality.

49% of motorway drivers don’t leave two-second gap

24 Jul 2014 09:54

Nearly half (49%) of vehicles travelling on motorways leave less than the recommended two-second gap from the car in front, resulting in an estimated cost of tailgating accidents of £79-£129m per year, with a further national cost of £4.2m-£12.6m due to the congestion caused by tailgating collisions.

Highways Agency reveals 10 most inappropriate reasons for stopping on hard shoulder

22 Jul 2014 15:26

Picking flowers and having naps have been revealed as some of the most inappropriate reasons why drivers have stopped on the hard shoulder, according to new research from the Highways Agency.

New Highways Agency chairman appointed

21 Jul 2014 14:28

The Highways Agency has announced that Colin Matthews, former chief executive officer of Heathrow Airport Holdings, has been appointed non-executive chairman.

2014 TyreSafe Awards open for entry

21 Jul 2014 11:01

TyreSafe has opened entries for its 2014 honours, following the success of its inaugural awards ceremony last year.

Mitsubishi Shogun chosen for Highways Agency Traffic Officer vehicles

15 Jul 2014 09:38

The Highways Agency has ordered 40 Mitsubishi Shoguns for its fleet after confirming Mitsubishi as its preferred supplier, building on their existing partnership.

New Highways Company urged to address safety of England’s strategic road network

11 Jul 2014 09:40

As the Government outlines plans to turn the Highways Agency into a government-owned company, the Road Safety Foundation says it’s a ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity to put safety at the centre of investment in England’s strategic road network (SRN).

Transport Secretary rejects 60mph proposals & announces new “smart” motorways

08 Jul 2014 11:50

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a U-turn on previous plans to limit motorway speeds to 60mph, saying that he wants all motorways to run at 70mph.

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