This year will see a contemporary mode of transport emerge from the depths of melancholy Britain. Idle tracks on branch railway lines will be ripped up and replaced with concrete channels, as a result of plans to attract people out of cars by … [Read more...] about Is it a bus, is it a train?
The Highways Agency has revealed that they are turning off the lights on some main roads and motorways to save money and reduce carbon emissions, and amazingly turning a blind eye to warnings from police and scientists that it will seriously affect … [Read more...] about Motorists plunged into darkness as street lights are turned off to save energy
Ladies and gentlemen, three guesses what our New Year's resolution is this January? Lose weight? Stop biting our fingernails? Spend less money down the pub? Nah! Our New Year's resolution is to make the major roads in Britain a safer place for … [Read more...] about A New Year, The Same Old Resolution
Last month a landmark study into HGV cross-over incidents by the Transport Research Laboratory discovered that almost a quarter of fatal accidents could have been prevented by the installation of a “very high containment fence or barrier”. The … [Read more...] about New study claims Concrete Barrier saves lives
Every month without fail horrendous central reservation cross-over stories are unfolding before our eyes. And all of them involve steel barrier employed as a safeguard between oncoming motorway and dual carriageway traffic. The sad truth is that … [Read more...] about Concrete Barrier Needed Today!
Accidents on the south Buckinghamshire stretch of the M40 have more than doubled since the year 2000, fire fighters revealed this week at the end of a shocking 12 months of tragedy. This month's newsletter delves into the motorway's 2007/08 reign of … [Read more...] about A Scarring Year For The M40
Why are we letting our government get away with charging so much tax on petrol and diesel fuels? Just when we get our heads around accepting the injustice that was £1.00 per litre of petrol, in the last two months we have been viciously assaulted on … [Read more...] about Petrol prices and blood-pressure on the rise again
Every year there are some 200 accidents in the UK in which vehicles have breached the central reservation steel barrier. These crossover incidents result in an average fatality rate of 40 deaths per year and according to UK government figures, each … [Read more...] about Concrete will always win – game, set & match