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Tag : smart motorway

New tech could detect drivers ignoring ‘Red X’ signs

5 months ago / 0 comments

New technology that could automatically detect drivers not complying with ‘Red X’ lane closure signs on smart motorways could go live from the spring.

First phase of Midlands M1 smart motorway opens

6 months ago / 1 comments

Highways England has opened the first phase of a new stretch of smart motorway between junction 16 and 19 on the M1 as part of a … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 23 August

9 months ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… Today in Fleet – Wednesday 23 August by Jonathan Musk - Grant scheme for hydrogen refuelling stations opens by Natalie ... Read More »

Majority of motorway refuge area stops are ‘not emergencies’

9 months ago / 0 comments

Motorists are misusing the emergency refuge areas (ERAs) on Britain’s ‘smart’ motorways, with the majority of stops being made for non-emergency reasons…

New smart motorway emergency areas highlight need for driver re-education

10 months ago / 0 comments

Alphabet is calling for re-education of UK drivers as trials of a new-style emergency area start on the M3 smart motorway.

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

11 months ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet from the last week… The Government’s final plans to reduce air pollution in the UK are due on 31 July. High ... Read More »

M3 smart motorway goes live

11 months ago / 0 comments

The M3 ‘smart motorway’ has opened in Surrey and Hampshire following a £174m upgrade.

Millions of drivers unaware where to stop in emergencies on smart motorways

1 year ago / 0 comments

Although smart motorways are becoming increasingly common across the UK, millions of motorists are unaware what to do in the event of an emergency on them.

All-lane running motorways deemed dangerous by drivers

2 years ago / 0 comments

The majority of drivers think the removal of the hard shoulder on ‘smart’ motorways has made them more dangerous, research by the AA finds. Highways England ... Read More »