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January 4, 2019 12:18 PM First rehearsals to be held for Brexit 'no-deal' Dover congestion

The first trial of its kind will be held for Operation Brock to test how roads could cope if there is no divorce agreement. A plan known as "Operation Brock" will be trialled, with up to 150 lorries between Manston Airport and Dover, one of the key points of entry to the UK. The first trial of its kind will take place on Monday, with drivers already 63

December 24, 2018 1:22 PM Biggest idiot drivers on Britain's roads REVEALED – if you drive a German car, take note

BRITAIN's worst drivers have been revealed in a shocking list of car brands whose owners racked up the highest number of traffic offences. "What is more worrying is the large number of these cars on the road right now. “According to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, BMW, Mercedes and Audi all feature among the top ten most popular 86

December 21, 2018 1:56 PM Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

The Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains. Drivers have been warned of possible delays of nearly two hours as millions of cars take to the motorways. But where should you avoid and at what times will traffic be busiest? Traffic experts expect Friday afternoon to be busy as shoppers, commuters and people trying to go away for Christmas 98

December 17, 2018 8:43 AM Christmas travel news: Experts reveal drivers face CHAOS on THESE major roads

MILLIONS of travellers face a Christmas getaway hell on Britain’s road and rail networks. Motorists face "significant congestion on major roads" with the M25, M6 and M40 likely to be very busy. An estimated 20 million journeys are set to be made on UK roads this week. And on the railways, commuters’ festive misery will deepen with replacement bus services 65

December 13, 2018 9:58 AM Turkey train crash: At least nine dead in Ankara

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least nine people and injured 47, Turkey's transport minister has said. Images from the scene showed emergency services working to rescue people from badly damaged carriages. Reports quoting local officials said the high-speed train had collided with another 59

December 6, 2018 2:09 PM Luxembourg to make public transport FREE for everyone across the whole country

LUXEMBOURG is set to become the first country in the world to make all of its public transport free. The small European country will lift fares for trains, trams and buses from next summer, under the ambitious new proposals by Xavier Bettel’s administration. The recently elected Prime Minister has pledged to prioritise environmental issues in his liberal-led 115

December 3, 2018 4:53 PM UK weather SNOW forecast: 12 DAYS of HEAVY SNOW this Christmas as COLD POLAR blast hits

BRITAIN will be blanketed under 12 days of Christmas snow as an ‘astonishingly cold’ Nordic blast sends temperatures plummeting into the New Year. Non-stop winter downpours will leave parts of the country under a carpet of white through the end of December and beyond, forecasters warn. Some long-range outlooks predict Arctic misery holding out until 72

November 23, 2018 3:10 PM 'Thieves' knocked off mopeds by police in London

Met Police officers are ramming into suspected moped thieves to knock them off their bikes, even during high-speed pursuits. Dashcam footage released by Scotland Yard shows police pursuing suspected thieves across London. The Met say the drivers are specially trained and aim to end pursuits before riders or members of the public are injured 38

November 22, 2018 11:47 AM This is the humble thing F1 legend Michael Schumacher had to say about who HE looked up to

DESPITE being the most successful Formula One driver of all time, a newly released interview with Michael Schumacher, taken just two months before the motorsport legend’s catastrophic accident, reveals just how remarkably humble he really was. Schumacher is not only beloved of his army of fans but was also loved throughout the pit lane for his personality 84

November 21, 2018 8:27 PM Beast from the East blamed as pothole compensation claims double

Highways England has blamed the Beast from the East storm for the number of pothole compensation claims against it more than doubling in 2017/18. There were 528 successful claims relating to vehicle damage caused by potholes last year, up from 212 in 2016/17 and 187 in 2015/16. Over the same period, the cost to Highways England of settling the claims 41