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Motorways: Buses

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 168970, tabled on 15 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government plans to (a) make an assessment and (b) implement changes in response to the consultation on proposed changes to the Highway Code where representations tackle the need to provide safe unloading capacity for bus and coach operators on smart motorways.

Answered on

22 March 2021

Highways England is leading the update of The Highway Code to improve guidance for drivers on motorways and high-speed roads. The public consultation began on 1 March and will close on 29 March. Highways England will assess all consultation responses and determine whether they need to amend the current proposals to address the comments received.