A training course has been launched by Highways England to help the roadside recovery industry operate safely on smart motorways.
Fleets are being warned that the August bank holiday traffic is expected to be at its busiest on Friday, with five million leisure trips planned.
Police have caught scores of dangerous drivers on the M1 using Highways England’s unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’ in a week-long operation.
Highways England will remove more than 480 miles of roadworks on motorways and major A-roads over the August bank holiday.
Millions of old tyres could be recycled as a new road surface mix developed by Tarmac if a trial on the M1 by Highways England proves successful.
Successful air quality improvement and road use innovation competition entries revealed
Road users want better information provided on motorways and major ‘A’ roads, particularly during periods of unexpected disruption, says Transport Focus.
Drivers who ignore lane closures on motorways marked with a red ‘X’ will face a £100 fine and three penalty points.
Smart motorways are as safe as conventional ones, according to the latest data from Highways England, paving the way for a full roll out across the country.
Highways England’s failure to commit to measures to tackle air pollution on its roads is unlawful, lawyers from ClientEarth has warned.
Examples of the most shocking dashcam videos sent to Fleet News outline how video technology can save fleets from hefty bills.
The so-called supercabs, funded by Highways England, have been used by police on major roads and will target the M1 this week.
Highways England has changed the way it is working on two motorway upgrades - cutting the length of time the roadworks will be running.
Hundreds of miles of roadworks will be lifted or completed in time for Easter, Highways England has announced.
New footage released by Highways England shows the dangers of driving too close as motorists are urged to #staysafestayback while travelling on England’s motorway network.
Almost one quarter (23%) of drivers have driven in a lane on smart motorway closed by the red ‘X’ sign in the past year, RAC research suggests.
The contract, worth a total £2.8million, will see more than 50 electric vehicle charging points being installed across the country within the next nine months.
Rental firm boss sees parallels between transport and music development.
Highways England has called on drivers to join them in doing their bit to reduce litter levels on the nation's motorways, as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean.
Almost a third – 32% of survey respondents - said ‘drivers driving too close behind me’ was their biggest road-related fear.
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