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Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month, new figures show.

Transport

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

Getting the bus when you can hardly see is a daunting task.
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The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Hundreds of thousands of Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK are being recalled over air bag concerns.
Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport Focus surveyed customers at England's 112 motorway service areas.

Transport
Lune Street will become two-way

Work starts to free up city bottleneck

Work has begun on uncorking a notorious bottleneck in Preston city centre.

News
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Crime
Crossroads at Broughton at the junction of Garstang Road, Whittingham Lane and Woodplumpton Lane

More road changes on way for Broughton

A further significant package of transport improvements for Broughton village has been approved – just days after the new bypass opened.

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The motorway has been closed following a crane fire

M6 to be closed to recover burnt-out vehicle

The M6 will be closed tonight to recover the remains of a burnt-out crane.

News
Do you have a short fuse behind the wheel

Seven types of bad driver revealed

Bad drivers are the bane of every motorist’s life but now a new study claims poor drivers always fall into one of seven categories - so do you recognise them?

Transport

VIDEO: Chilling footage shows moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train

This is the shocking moment an empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train.

Transport

Hi-tech crossing alert to light up mobile-using pedestrians

A hi-tech crossing which alerts drivers when a pedestrian using a mobile phone steps in front of traffic has been unveiled.
Transport
How things used to be for the heavily congested A6 through the village of Broughton

A6 at Broughton to close as flooding work gets underway

Days ago Broughton was choked by traffic and exhaust fumes.

Transport

BROUGHTON BYPASS: On the road to prosperity as new £32m route opens

The new £32m Broughton bypass will provide a massive boost to central Lancashire – lifting the economy and attracting developers.

Transport
Arriva Rail North was aiming to run around 1,200 services across the North - 46% of its normal timetable

Support 'flooding in' for latest strikes in driver-only trains row, claims union

Rail workers are staging fresh strikes at four train operators, claiming that support from the public for their campaign over guards is "flooding in".

Transport

Broughton Bypass opens to the public after 40 year wait

It has been 40 years in the making...but today the long-awaited Broughton Bypass finally opens to traffic.

Transport
Manchester Airport

Jet2.com to increase flights at airports served by collapsed Monarch

Jet2.com will increase flights at airports previously served by collapsed rival Monarch due to "increased demand", the airline has announced.

Transport
More than a third of British car-buyers would consider owning an electric vehicle

One in three car-buyers would go electric

More than a third of British car-buyers would consider owning an electric vehicle, according to a new poll.
Transport
Thousands of commuters across the region will be affected by strike action today as RMT union members stage their latest walk-out.

Travellers hit by strikes across the north west

Thousands of commuters across the region will be affected by strike action today as RMT union members stage their latest walk-out in the row over driver only operated trains.

Transport
It's often BMW's too

17% of spaces unavailable due to bad parking, study finds

Up to 17% of parking spaces on UK streets could be freed up if drivers stopped parking badly, it has been estimated.
Transport
The Vaughan family are flying to Croatia. Photo: Sarah Vaughan.

Monarch collapse sees Garstang family's holiday costs skyrocket

The news of Monarch Airlines collapse has left 110,000 Monarch customers overseas and 300,000 with future bookings see their flights cancelled.
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