M25 hard shoulder used as lane?

The Highways Agency has started consultation on highly controversial plans to use the hard shoulder as a running lane for cars and lorries on the M25 in Kent and Surrey.

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Should M25 hard shoulders be used for traffic?

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Controversial scheme for M25 Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Highways Agency has started consultation on controversial plans to use the hard shoulder as a running lane for cars and lorries on the M25 in Kent and Surrey, to ease congestion. Critics including the police and AA say drivers could be stranded on the main carriageway if they break down.

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