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Tag : smart motorway

Smart motorway work starts on M62

4 months ago / 0 comments

Construction work converting the M62 to a smart motorway is to start this weekend.

New tech could detect drivers ignoring ‘Red X’ signs

11 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet…

Majority of motorway refuge area stops are ‘not emergencies’

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet from the last week… High Court rules against challenge to air quality plan Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth have lost their latest … Read More »

M3 smart motorway goes live

1 year 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

2 years 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. With work … Read More »