2021 Review of The Highway Code

A consultation document setting out the changes proposed and seeking views on whether the changes will help drivers feel better informed and more confident about driving on high-speed roads. This appears particularly aimed at the introduction of ‘Smart’ ManicWays, sorry …. Motorways. The combined effect of our proposed changes to …

Introduction of a National Schedule of Repair Costs for Network Damage (Green Claims)

01/10/2020 a spectacular failure – a little over 3 months after Jim O’Sullivan (CEO) and Tim Reardon (General Counsel) launch their National Schedule Of Repair Costs for network damage (Green Claims)’.  Insurers are blamed but we suspect the Authority’s contractors realised it prevented profiteering and the Authority, beholden to these suppliers, has pulled the …

Stayed South Wales Claims for Damage to Crown Property (DCP)

A number of claims presented by Kier Highways Ltd., in the name of Highways England for damage to the Strategic Road Network (SRN) remain ‘stayed’ by South Wales Courts. We understand these matters will be listed for final hearing in or about 04/2020. As of yet, we remain without any …

Highways England Repair Rates

31/10/2019 saw NSoRC ‘suspended’; Highways England’s new pricing process, required because the Authority claims to have no repair costs agreed with contractors in many Areas, has been abandoned. The process which assured us of transparency and the insurance industry (Third Parties) receiving the benefit of the rates that the Authority …