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June 15, 2018 11:01 PM Ashford: Part of A2070 to shut this weekend as part of junction 10a project

A footbridge in Ashford has been demolished as work continues on a £104 million motorway project. The A2070 is closed in both directions while work continues to bring down the structure and clear the rubble. The A2070 has been closed from 4am between its junction with Barrey Road and the M20. Access to Barrey Road for residents, stores and the lorry 5

June 14, 2018 7:06 AM Truckers object to ban on overnight parking

GROUPS representing thousands of truckers have hit back at claims lorry drivers are causing “a huge problem” by parking overnight in industrial estates. North East Truckers, which has 5,900 members, and SNAP Account, which works 70,000 drivers, said North Yorkshire County Council and Hambleton District Council must provide an alternative site to stop before 9

June 14, 2018 4:00 AM Protester was on top of lorry for 19 hours

AN anti-fracking protester who sat on top of a lorry for 19 hours is wanted on warrant. Matthew Thomas Eade, 22, of no fixed address, failed to attend two trials on the same day at York Magistrates' Court. The trials went ahead in his absence and he was convicted twice of hindering others going about their lawful business and a warrant was issued for his arrest 10

June 9, 2018 11:31 AM Driving school faces setback

DRIVING school owners in Broad Town have been told to stop using part of their property for business purposes. Sue Howe of Sue’s Driving school and her husband Simon are appealing to a planning inspector after they were issued a notification of enforcement by Wiltshire Council for a breach of planning control. The authority instructed them to stop using 9

June 9, 2018 10:21 AM Maidstone: A20 Ashford Road reopens after lorry sheds load of carcasses

A spillage of animal carcasses forced the closure of a main route in both directions. Police were called to the A20 Ashford Road, near Bearsted, shortly before 9.30am after a lorry shed part of its load, believed to be animal remains. The Maidstone-bound carriageway has now reopened between Eyhorne Street, near the Great Danes Hotel, and a roundabout 12

June 1, 2018 9:21 AM Drink driver banned after he is found three times over the limit in Basildon

A lorry driver who was found to be three times over the drink drive limit after completing his shift has been disqualified. David Smith, 51, was stopped by police in his Skoda Fabia along the A127 in Basildon. Smith, of Beech Hall Road, Chingford was later charged and admitted drink driving at his first court appearance. He appeared at Basildon Magistrates 6

May 27, 2018 11:01 AM MP Charlie Elphicke calls for improvements after severe A20 congestion

Charlie Elphicke MP has been calling for a dual carriageway along the A2 to Dover after the bank holiday getaway led to miles of queues building up towards the port. Drivers were warned to expect delays again today after Saturday morning saw a tailback of lorries which stretched for eight miles along the A20, reaching Roundhill Tunnel near Folkestone 13

May 4, 2018 4:10 PM Disruption on Kent motorways as lorry breaks down and slip road closed

Motorists and commuters faced delays ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend. Delays on the M2 have now cleared after a broken lorry closed one lane and blocked the entry slip from junction two at Rochester earlier this afternoon. Delays were stretching back to the Darenth Interchange, but have now cleared. Traffic struggled for much longer on the M20 after 18

April 25, 2018 3:49 PM Jubilee Way in Dover closed in both directions after accident involving lorry and two cars

A major road has been closed in both directions after an accident involving a lorry and two cars. Emergency services including two fire engines have been called to Jubilee Way in Dover. The road is shut from the Duke of Yorks roundabout on the A258 to the Eastern Docks roundabout on the A20. Although the vehicles involved now appear to have been moved 36

March 31, 2018 3:30 PM Disqualified driver who led police on ten-mile chase at speeds of up to 146mph despite having TWO punctures in the tyres of his Audi is jailed for a year

A disqualified driver who led police on a terrifying ten-mile chase at speeds of up to 146mph has been jailed. Clive Reid, 39, tried to outrun officers despite having two wheels of his Audi punctured by a stinger which also caused another tyre to fall off. The former used car salesman was eventually arrested after the chase through Birmingham in the early 12