National Highways pondering “accident” alternative

National Highways is exploring alternatives to the word ‘accident’ following pressure from families affected by traffic collisions, road safety groups and politicians, Fleet News is reporting. The move has come after it came under pressure to stop using the word on its public information signage, such as its overhead gantries. National Highways has previously explained that the word was […]

M20 Operation Brock contraflow to be deactivated

National Highways has announced that the M20 contraflow, implemented on the M20 between junctions 8 (for Maidstone) and 9 (at Ashford) over Easter as a contingency measure due to expected high passenger numbers, has been deactivated. To safely remove the contraflow, M20 will be closed London bound from junction 9 to 8 and coastbound from […]

New contracts forecast bright future for National Highways weather teams

Three new weather forecasting contracts, which will help keep drivers moving, have been signed by the Met Office, DTN and MetDesk. The Weather Forecasting Information Service (WFIS) comprises two regional winter season contracts and one all year-round national contract, which will provide National Highways’ decision-makers with round-the-clock weather forecasting information to support them in making […]


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