Speeding and Smart Motorways

Smart-ish Motorways

Perhaps it’s my age, the generation of drivers that I come from, or perhaps I am just plain old stubborn about accepting change, but there’s something happening to our motorways that does not sit well, they got smart.

I have driven for many years and clocked up many miles, a fair proportion of these on motorways. Over time, the number of vehicles on our roads has risen inexorably and until the next revolution in transportation happens, will not reduce.

Certainly, the motorway system is nearing saturation, but is the answer in the development of the “smart” motorway? I sincerely hope not.

This system of speed/lane control, I find pretty stressful to concentrate on Continue reading “Speeding and Smart Motorways”