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September 13, 2018 11:42 AM Two dead as lorry and cars crash on M5, near Taunton

Two people died and another two have been seriously injured in a crash involving a lorry and several cars on the M5 in Somerset. Emergency services were called to the southbound carriageway of the motorway, a mile north of Taunton, at 8.30 BST. The carriageway has been closed by police between junctions 24, at Huntworth, and 25, for Taunton. Nearby roads 11

September 10, 2018 7:00 AM Extra parking spaces needed near Southend Hospital

MAJOR changes are being proposed to parking charges surrounding Southend Hospital - and residents in neighbouring roads fear they may lose their resident spaces. A comprehensive change to the parking scheme surrounding Southend Hospital is set to be discussed by Southend Council’s traffic and working party on Thursday. The council has stated that due to an increase 11

September 6, 2018 4:00 AM 'Wheelie' stupid quad biker risks lives on A13

A quad biker has been slammed as "irresponsible" after a video emerged him riding at 70mph on just two wheels - for more than a mile. The man was filmed by another car on the A13 carrying out the dangerous stunt, known as a wheelie. One person who saw the video after it was posted online said: "I couldn't believe what I was seeing. "I drive on a lot of the main roads 5

September 2, 2018 2:35 AM Boy, 16, in critical condition after being shot in southwest London

The 16-year-old suffered gunshot wounds and was rushed to hospital after being shot in southwest London. The 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition and has been taken to a nearby hospital. Scotland Yard said officers were called to the scene on York Road, Wandsworth, at about 12.45am on Sunday. Wandsworth police tweeted: "Police are currently dealing 9

August 30, 2018 11:00 AM WATCH: High-speed chase through Brighton leaves trail of destruction

He posed such a danger to the public that police decided to call off the pursuit. But he continued to drive at speed and crashed into another parked car. Patel and his passenger abandoned the vehicle and tried to run off but were quickly caught and arrested. Police said he showed a “blatant disregard for the law and the safety of others”. It started 10

August 29, 2018 12:09 PM First triple-decker roundabout in North East nears completion

Highways England has revealed the £75m scheme to ease congestion and improve safety on the A19 is now 80% complete. The North Tyneside project has seen enough soil to fill 32 Olympic-sized swimming pools removed to create an underpass, through which the A19 will now run. The Silverlink roundabout will remain above, while the A1058 Coast Road will continue 7

August 29, 2018 8:40 AM Women are better drivers than men, study finds

Male drivers seem to have more accidents than their female counterparts - costing insurers more money in claims pay-outs. Confused.com research analysing everything from insurance claims to court proceedings for speeding suggests that female drivers are less likely to make a claim and also less likely to commit an offence. And on average, men have paid £3,327 more for their 9

August 25, 2018 7:36 AM M6 traffic latest: M6 CLOSED for FIVE HOURS

However, Highways England said motorists will still face long delays in both directions ways adding to Bank Holiday travel chaos. Highways England tweeted: "The @CMPG-led incident on #M6 at J10 #Walsall #Wolverhampton #WestMidlands has been cleared, restrictions removed in both directions, however long delays remain on the approaches. Please allow extra 11

August 22, 2018 11:49 PM August Bank Holiday: The roads to avoid

Drivers are being warned to expect delays of up to an hour on motorways on Friday ahead of the August bank holiday. Most roadworks on motorways and major roads in England will be lifted but about 40 sets will remain for safety reasons. Experts predict roads will become congested from 14:00 BST on Friday as holidaymakers mix with commuters. Rail engineering 12

August 21, 2018 4:00 PM Commuters face perfect storm: trains shutdown coincides with roadworks on major route into city centre

But next Wednesday, August 29, motorists and people using public transport will face long delays as Regent Road, from Oldfield Road to the Mancunian Way, will be reduced from two lanes to one lane in each direction. That's because Salford and Manchester City Councils are starting a £15 million project to upgrade the inner relief road on junctions around 9