Why the speed limit is set to 60mph on smart motorways - even when there's no traffic
Ever been cruising down an empty motorway to suddenly find speed restrictions showing on the signs above you?
For most motorists, it can be very frustrating - especially when it seems like there's no reason for it.
Smart motorways are supposed to manage traffic flow and increase capacity, making journeys easier for drivers.
But that doesn't always seem to be the case.
One Twitter user was brave enough to ask why his journey was being held up - and got an unexpected answer.
Rob Lowe was travelling down the M42 when he came upon 60mph limits showing on the overhead gantries.
So (@Rob_92)... read more
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