Manchester smart motorway closure required

The introduction of new smart motorway services is a nearing reality for travellers on the M62 between Heywood and Rochdale, with the ambitious project now preparing to enter its final stages. However, to facilitate the rollout of the new system,…



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RoSPA welcomes new NI young driver laws

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has welcomed the introduction of new laws in Northern Ireland that will aim to make the country's roads safer in the years ahead. Focusing on new and young drivers, the Road…



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IAM welcomes increased spending on roads

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has welcomed the news that increased levels of spending are being seen by councils across England on the upkeep of roads in their area. A freedom of information request to the government from the…



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Euro NCAP highlights top choices of 2015

European vehicle safety standards agency Euro NCAP has released a breakdown of what it believes to be the top models tested in terms of overall safety during the last 12 months. The group tested more than 40 new makes of…



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Don’t take risks on icy roads

New research from road safety charity Brake has highlighted the significant proportion of UK motorists that fail to properly assess the dangers of travelling on icy roads. Overall, seven in ten (71 per cent) drivers surveyed by the charity this…



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