RAC survey shows almost one in four have ignored red X
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According to a new survey by the RAC, twenty-three per cent of drivers have admitted to having disregarded the red X sign on smart motorways.
Among those, there is no doubt whatsoever as to the meaning of the red X with 99% saying that it signifies the lane is closed.
Hundreds of miles of smart motorways across England now use the hard shoulder as either a permanent or part-time running lane.
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