Highways England has released the following statement in response to the “Smart Motorway Safety – Evidence Stock-take and Action Plan” published by the Department for Transport.
Jim O’Sullivan, Highways England Chief Executive, said: “Every death in any road accident is tragic, and we are determined to do all we can to make our roads as safe as possible. We will be taking forward the measures the Secretary of State for Transport has set out, and we will be improving further our information to drivers to help them be safer on all of our roads, including our smart motorway network.”
Highways England has also released the following reports which summarise the findings of the one year after evaluation study:
A Smart Motorway evidence stocktake and action plan has also been released, which can be found here.