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Smart Motorways – smart or dumb?

Money makes the world go around.   Money also impacts your safety.   The UK may have some of the safest roads in the world, but this should not detract from the fact that replacing a key safety feature of motorways, namely, the hard shoulder with an emergency refuge area (ERA) on Smart Motorways up to one and a half miles from you must be considered one of the dumbest ideas which has been given the green light by Government. Smart motorways have had a lot of press coverage as the penny drops on the horror you could face if your car...

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How Dangerous Are Cows?

What risks do cows pose? So I am writing this blog post for a friend’s mother, Susan, who like me, has issues with walking through fields of cows.   We just don’t trust them.   Where does this mistrust come from?   I don’t have an answer for Susan.   However, for me, it first started with the BBC TV programme 999.  This programme ran during the 1990s and showed reconstructions of real life rescues by the British police, ambulance, fire service, mountain rescue and life boats and included those rescued.   In this particular episode, a dog walker was trampled by a herd of...