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This part of CBRD explores various aspects of the road network in serious detail — from investigations into the past of the road network and detailed tours of specific roads to biographies of the people who had a major impact on the way we travel.

Wherever these articles take you, they try to help you understand not just what is there, but also why things are the way they are.

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Mixed Signals Mixed Signals

During the 1960s the UK developed some of the most sophisticated - and strange - electronic variable message signs anywhere in the world. How? And, just as importantly... why?

Tags: Motorways · Signage · VMS
History | Updated 2 February 2015 | Created 2 February 2015

Smart Motorways Smart Motorways

Motorways used to be really simple. Now they have electronic signals, variable speed limits, emergency lay-bys, part-time hard shoulders... Just what is so smart about Smart Motorways?

Tags: HighwaysEngland · M1 · M25 · M3 · M6 · M62 · Motorways · Roadworks · VMS
Guide | Updated 14 November 2014 | Created 14 November 2014