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.
Highways England says that more than 800 miles of roadworks will be completed or lifted for the festive period.
Data for the RAC Report on Motoring also revealed six-in-10 drivers (59%) think the distance between SOS areas, at up to 1.6 miles (2.5km) apart, is too great.
Highways England still has the majority of its £100 million budget left to spend on improving air quality as part of a five year project that ends in 2021.
Collaboration brings roads, automotive, telecoms and tech sectors together with engineering and construction firms to integrate approach to solving roads issues.
Fleet operators will benefit from a brand new dual carriageway in the East of England, opening a full year ahead of schedule in December 2019.
Highways England has struck a deal with Volvo for 41 XC40s to join its fleet.
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.
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