A 60mph speed limit could be introduced on the M1 to improve air quality in Sheffield, according to reports.
Converting the hard shoulder into a running lane does not present an unacceptable level of risk, the Government has claimed.
Eight out of 10 drivers think that removal of hard-shoulders on so-called ‘smart’ motorways has made them more dangerous, according to an AA Populus poll.
New figures from Highways England have suggested that drivers are saving up to 30 minutes a week since the introduction of the M62 smart motorway.
MPs have launched an enquiry into ‘all-lane running’ to evaluate its effectiveness in managing capacity and congestion, and its impact on road safety.
Drivers will be able to use an extra lane on a section of the M1 near Wakefield from Saturday, December 5, ahead of a new smart motorway going live.
The implementation of 'Smart Motorways' in Northern Ireland would make economic, environmental and safety sense, according to the FTA.
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