Why doesn’t steel barrier have an MOT every year?

driving

Much of the current road technology in the UK is based around specified safety requirements from the 1960s. That was fine when we were all driving around in Morris Minors and Triumph Heralds but it is clearly not suitable for modern vehicles that weigh twice as much as their 1960s counterparts. Compare the size and … Read moreWhy doesn’t steel barrier have an MOT every year?

Investment in our road infrastructure is a sure way to save both money and lives

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Experts believe that it would take an initial investment of £1.4 billion and annual ongoing costs of less than half a billion pounds to keep Britain’s planes, trains and road infrastructure operational whatever the weather conditions. If that sounds expensive, consider this. The cost to the UK economy of NOT spending this money is estimated … Read moreInvestment in our road infrastructure is a sure way to save both money and lives

How many more deaths on the M5 before the central barrier is upgraded?

driving

Three recent crossover incidents on the M5, in which vehicles have smashed through the central barrier into oncoming traffic on the opposite carriageway, have left three people dead. Over the last few years, Safer Motorways has worked desperately hard to put this issue on the public agenda. Our reasoning is simple. First of all these … Read moreHow many more deaths on the M5 before the central barrier is upgraded?