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60mph on motorways

New 60mph limits are being imposed on stretches of the motorway network, “to cut levels of nitrogen dioxide”, says Highways England. Highways England is the state-run agency that promoted the use of hard shoulders – at some locations, can you believe, … Continue reading

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Agency abuse

More negligence in traffic policy emerged with the news that in the last five years, 38 avoidable deaths have occurred on the hard shoulder, or emergency lane, of “smart” motorways. An increase in capacity should not entail an increase in … Continue reading

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More morons

As if we’re incapable of driving in a straight line at a plodding 60mph, Jim O’Sullivan, CEO of Highways England, wants a year to test the raising of the motorway speed limit when no roadworks are in progress, e.g. on … Continue reading

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