smart motorway


Quality assurance of all lane running motorway data published

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has released a report, following an independent review of the data concerning the safety of all lane running motorways. Read More

ORR Report finds that smart motorways are the safest roads in the country

Report by the ORR supports National Highway’s findings that smart motorways are the safest roads in the country. Read More

Whistleblower claims smart motorway system failure

It’s been claimed that computer systems controlling signs on smart motorways crashed three times in four days, meaning signs across hundreds of miles of motorway could not be changed. Read More

How safe are smart motorways? Only 48% of motorists say they know how to use them

Inquiry in 2019 M1 deaths says smart motorways carry ‘an ongoing risk of future deaths’. Read More

£5m campaign to educate the public announced as smart motorway findings are published

The development and implementation of smart motorways will continue but there are 18 key recommendations for the future including abolishing dynamic hard shoulders, increasing the deployment of Stopped Vehicle Detection and an immediate review of emergency refuge provision. Read More

Motorway safety: Are smart motorways smart enough for accidents?

Police and emergency services have criticised smart motorways, despite a number of benefits, saying they do not help fulfil their duty efficiently. Read More

Worker killed on M1 smart motorway site

A worker has been fatally injured on the M1 smart motorway site in Northamptonshire. The victim, who was killed at junction Read More



Sign up to free email newsletters

Job Search

Search for health and safety jobs

Product and Services Search

Search for health and safety product and service suppliers

Downloads

Digitally connecting your EHSQ management

7 Steps to help you manage EHSQ incidents that could derail your business

Barbour EHS legislation update eBook – October 2021

Understanding employee health concerns…

Evolving ESG trends and the commercial implications faced by business leaders