'No confidence in the safety of smart motorways': Drivers demand schemes end


Neil Greig, IAM RoadSmart Director of Policy and Research has urged the Department for Transport and Highways England to listen to the comments and come up with a new approach.

He has warned “delaying decisions” on the future of the roads could lead to drivers becoming stressed when behind the wheel.

He said: “Our members include many high mileage, experienced and confident motorway users but the results of this survey are clear to see, with the vast majority having very little, or no confidence, in the safety of smart motorways.

“We would urge the Department for Transport and Highways England to listen to what smart motorway users are saying and to consider our findings, along with other in-depth research, to determine the best approach to developing the smart motorway network.

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