The danger of unsecured loads – Highways England reminds drivers to check before setting off this summer

  • Camera footage warns of the dangers posed by unsecured loads
  • Shed-loads of items found on busiest roads – from bicycles and roof boxes to a 40ft ship mast
  • Highways England urges drivers to make sure loads are safely secured

Shocking footage showing the moment a road worker is struck by metal on the motorway and images of items strewn across roads – Highways England is reminding drivers to make sure loads are safely secured.

Caption: Footage of the road worker being hit by metal on the M6.