Tag: roads

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Half of Brits want elderly drivers banned from the roads – many back tests after 60

Half of Brits want elderly drivers banned from the roads – many back tests after 60

Almost half of Brits (49 percent) think older drivers should be banned from the roads. And a staggering 69 percent think older drivers should have [...]
‘Smart motorways are our safest roads’ says National Highways boss despite deadly crashes

‘Smart motorways are our safest roads’ says National Highways boss despite deadly crashes

For conventional motorways the figure was 0.09, meaning ALR smart motorways are more than twice as lethal as these roads, reported the Mail.Mr Harr [...]
Police lock down Westminster after ‘suspicious vehicle’ discovered – Multiple roads closed

Police lock down Westminster after ‘suspicious vehicle’ discovered – Multiple roads closed

Just before 4.30pm this afternoon (Monday), the Metropolitan Police said that officers were in the area of Westminster Abbey. Emergency services ar [...]
Dead body found near primary school as police lock down building and surrounding roads

Dead body found near primary school as police lock down building and surrounding roads

Officers remain at Lilybank Road and Glenpark Drive today (Friday), according to local reports. A local school has also been affected by the road c [...]
German shopping centre lockdown: Police shut down roads as gunman enters store

German shopping centre lockdown: Police shut down roads as gunman enters store

Local police said this morning at around 8.40am, a 20-25 year-old-man walked into into the Theresiencenter shopping mall armed with a rifle.A large [...]
Older drivers are a bigger risk on the roads following Highway Code changes

Older drivers are a bigger risk on the roads following Highway Code changes

The new Highway Code rules have codified a hierarchy of road users in terms of their vulnerability. The more vulnerable the road user is, the more [...]
Huge fire sends smoke billowing over town as eight engines rush to scene – roads blocked

Huge fire sends smoke billowing over town as eight engines rush to scene – roads blocked

The River Way, which runs through an industrial estate home to several businesses, was this morning covered in large smoke plumes that called for t [...]
Driverless buses hit UK roads today as trials of autonomous vehicles begin in Scotland

Driverless buses hit UK roads today as trials of autonomous vehicles begin in Scotland

The testing in Scotland comes after successful off-road trials, track testing and virtual simulations.Stagecoach said those were necessary to finet [...]
Rod Stewart fuels neighbour row as council repair his potholed roads while others are left

Rod Stewart fuels neighbour row as council repair his potholed roads while others are left

Sir Rod Stewart, 77, has been embroiled in neighbourhood drama after his local council began repairs on potholed roads near his Harlow home. The ro [...]
Manchester emergency – huge cordon as 'police-led' incident closes major roads

Manchester emergency – huge cordon as 'police-led' incident closes major roads

A 'police-led' incident has caused a major cordon to be set up in Rochdale town centre. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have confirmed that [...]
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