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Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Four out of five people would back tougher penalties for all road users, including cyclists, who break the rules of the road, a new study shows.

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

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
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
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
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
M6 northbound reopens after crash

M6 northbound reopens after crash

The M6 northbound has re-opened to traffic following an accident involving four HGVs and two cars, say police.
Transport
The accident involved several cars and a HGV

M6 northbound closed after multi-vehicle accident

The northbound M6 has been closed and two people injured following a multi-vehicle crash this morning, say police.
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

Motorway BLOCKED after vehicle overturns

The M6 northbound was closed after a collision involving an overturned car.
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
Emergency services attended the scene

Delays after accident on M6 northbound

Two people were taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash on the M6, say ambulance services.
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
The A59 (Longsight Road) is currently closed in both directionsbetween Park Gate Row and Whalley Road.

Section of A59 in Ribble Valley re-opened after flooding

A major road in the Ribble Valley has re-opened after it was closed due to flooding.
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
The birds first started causing a flap at around junction27 onemile south of Charnock Richards services.

Chickens cause a flap on the M6

Police were called to reports of chickens trying to cross the road on the southbound M6.
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
A sign at Gatwick Airport after Monarch Airlines collapsed into administration

Scramble for alternative flights as Monarch collapse leaves plans up in the air

Monarch customers have been forced to scramble for flights after the airline's collapse into administration disrupted holiday plans.
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