Smart motorways

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Smart Motorways initiative refers to the integrated use of state-of-the-art smart technology to allow the proactive, real-time management of the south east Queensland road network.

Smart Motorways was previously referred to as Managed Motorways.



Smart Motorways technologies, collectively referred to as Intelligent Transport Systems, help to reduce stop-start travel, improve safety and provide more predictable travel times for motorists. These technologies include:

It is important that Queensland motorists understand how to respond to real-time changing motorway signs and instructions as these signs are enforceable and each driver's compliance benefits all motorway users.