Tag : Highways England
Plans for a smart motorway along the M56 between Hale and Altrincham are to be shown to the public at two events this coming weekend.
Roads Minister Jesse Norman has announced the preferred corridor for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway.
Construction work converting the M62 to a smart motorway is to start this weekend.
The first smart motorway in the north west is now fully operational and is expected to tackle congestion in the Greater Manchester area.
Motorway speed limits through roadworks could be raised on Sundays and quiet periods under Highways England plans.
Highways England has revealed its plans for a 32-mile stretch of smart motorway on the M4 – believed to be the longest in the country.
Fraikin has won a competitive tender to manage all 4x4s used by Highways England’s Traffic Officer Service.
Drivers over the limit will face an increased chance of being prosecuted under new roadside breathalyser technology being explored.
Highways England is reminding drivers to only use the hard shoulder in the event of an emergency as it reveals the reasons people give for illegally … Read More »
Five technologies that could prepare the UK’s road network for driverless cars have won funding for further development after making the shortlist in a national competition.
Almost three-quarters of motorway incidents related to tyre failure could be prevented if drivers carry out simple checks.
Kathryn Cearns OBE has joined the board at Highways England on a three-year contract.
Fleets and other road users are being urged to have their say on the A303 Stonehenge upgrade before the consultation ends later this month.
Highways England will not roll out its motorway fuel price signage trial further after concluding that it has not delivered sufficient impact or cost benefit.
Highways England is to deploy three new unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’ following the success of its inaugural initiative.
Drivers still have serious safety concerns over all lane running schemes, ranking them four times more dangerous than conventional motorways with a continuous hard shoulder.
Some of the UK’s busiest A-roads will be transformed into “expressway corridors” while more of our motorways will be turned into smart motorways and highways will … Read More »
Footage of a lorry driver with his foot on the dashboard and checking his phone has been revealed by Highways England as part of an ongoing … Read More »
Drivers will now be encouraged to actually throw litter from their cars as the first new ‘funnel bins’ are set to be installed next week.
Motorists are misusing the emergency refuge areas (ERAs) on Britain’s ‘smart’ motorways, with the majority of stops being made for non-emergency reasons…
A bright orange emergency refuge area is being trialled on the M3 smart motorway in Surrey to see if it can improve driver awareness of what do to in … Read More »
Fleet chiefs and industry associations have met up with the Department for Transport, Highways England and insurance company representatives to identify ways to drive better occupational road safety.
Highways England is being urged to retain CCTV footage for longer than its current seven-day policy to enable fleets as well as drivers and insurers to … Read More »