A police and crime commissioner (PCC) has written to the Government calling for a ban on smart motorways.
Nick Harris has been appointed as Highways England’s acting chief executive, taking over from Jim O’Sullivan, when he steps down from the role.
Highways England could be charged with manslaughter following the death of a 62-year-old woman on a stretch of smart motorway.
One in three of all road fatalities and more than one in five of all casualties occur in driving-for-work collisions, a new landmark study suggests.
RAC suggests that fleets should expect quieter roads this Christmas, with 28% fewer leisure trips planned, despite the lifting of coronavirus restrictions.
The Government has outlined a series of measures focused on minimising disruption over the Christmas period, including the removal of 778 of miles of roadworks.
Highways England has seen an increase in roadworkers suffering abuse, despite traffic flows falling during coronavirus restrictions.
New cameras aimed at catching drivers tailgating have identified some 10,000 vehicles committing the offence in the first two weeks of trials.
Highways England and Network Rail are working more closely together to help establish more parkway stations across the UK and reduce congestion in town centres.
Police forces across the UK will be targeting those who drive for work for a variety of common offences as part of Project Edward, the nationwide road safety campaign.
The latest from the fleet industry, including Stirling Council introducing Enterprise Car Club and BCA adding proxy bidding to its Buyer app.
Deliveroo, Uber, Tesco and Ocado will help identify hot-spots for pothole repairs in a data-driven review launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).
Highways England chief executive announces departureJim O’Sullivan has advised he is to stand down as chief executive of Highways England early next year.
Karl Howkins, former managing director at Citroen UK, has joined SMH Fleet Solutions, as the managing director of its auction services.
Highways England will increase the basic speed at which motorists can drive through roadworks to 60mph.
Highways England has delivered most of its commitments and made good progress over the first road period, but the programme set out for major improvements was too optimistic, according to latest Office of Rail and Road (ORR) report.
The M11 has been rated the best motorway in England in Transport Focus research covering the year to March 2020.
Highways England and Loughborough University project will look at the challenges connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) could face on motorways.
The official preferred route has been announced for the £1 billion Trans-Pennine A66 upgrade.
GEM Motoring Assist has welcomed Government plans to improve the safety of smart motorways, but warned motorists still face being stranded in the road.
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