Government warns of worsening chaos at Britain’s ports as lorry traffic returns to normal levels

Government warns of worsening chaos at Britain’s ports as lorry traffic returns to normal levels – but Brussels says it won’t help ease backlogs unless Boris abandons his deregulation ambitions Projections from Cabinet Office anticipate Channel traffic’s imminent rise Truckers without requisite customs paperwork or negative test face turn-backs  It comes as Brussels says it … Read more Government warns of worsening chaos at Britain’s ports as lorry traffic returns to normal levels

MPs reiterate plans to give councils powers to fine drivers for minor traffic offences

MPs have reiterated their controversial plans to hand local authorities across the country powers to fine motorists who commit minor traffic offences. The change to the Traffic Management Act 2004 is set to bring the whole of England in line with London, where local transport officials already use automatic number plate recognition cameras to dish … Read more MPs reiterate plans to give councils powers to fine drivers for minor traffic offences

Rush-hour traffic in London hits its highest level during third lockdown

Rush-hour traffic congestion in London reached its highest level so far during England’s third national lockdown this morning as key workers continued to commute into work the face of rising coronavirus infections. Data from TomTom revealed congestion in the capital hit 28 per cent at 7am, beating yesterday’s figure of 25 per cent and every … Read more Rush-hour traffic in London hits its highest level during third lockdown

Massive drop in Heathrow traffic sparks industry fears

Serious doubts cast over future of airline industry after Heathrow reveals shocking full-year passenger stats due By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:01 GMT, 11 January 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 11 January 2021 Serious doubts have been cast over the future of the airline industry after Heathrow revealed shocking full-year passenger stats … Read more Massive drop in Heathrow traffic sparks
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People ARE respecting lockdown III: Traffic and footfall drop to near-April levels, data shows

People are respecting the third coronavirus lockdown as traffic and footfall has dropped to near-April levels, the latest data suggests. Apple Mobility Trends for London shows driving down by 44 per cent, walking down by 62 per cent and transit down by 68 per cent. Tom Tom figures also has commuters in the capital driving … Read more People ARE respecting lockdown III: Traffic and footfall drop to near-April levels, data shows

Threat to fly a plane into Capitol building is made on air traffic control frequencies 

A terrifying message threatening to fly a plane into the Capitol building to avenge the death of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was broadcast on air traffic control frequencies on Monday afternoon. The FBI and FAA are investigating the message that was heard by multiple air traffic controllers in New York, according to CBS.  The threat, delivered via a digitized voice, … Read more Threat to fly a plane into Capitol building is made on air traffic control frequencies 

Meet Sunrise’s glamorous traffic Michelle Wildner

Meet Sunrise’s glamorous traffic reporter giving Today’s Marina Ivanovic a run for her money: Michelle Wildner turns heads as she joins the ranks of breakfast TV By Jo Scrimshire For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:32 GMT, 28 December 2020 | Updated: 23:32 GMT, 28 December 2020 Channel Seven’s Sunrise has a new traffic reporter. Michelle … Read more Meet Sunrise’s glamorous traffic Michelle Wildner

Teacher, 24, was ‘mentally distracted by podcast’ when she killed motorcyclist in queue of traffic

A teacher who ploughed her car into a motorcyclist and killed him was mentally distracted by a podcast, a court has heard. Jemma Rutherford, 24, of Goxhill admitted causing David Duckitt’s death on the A15 on February 25 last year. The crash happened between Elsham and Barnetby Top at around 5.30pm as police were dealing … Read more Teacher, 24, was ‘mentally distracted by podcast’ when she killed motorcyclist in queue of traffic

Kent grammar school will SHUT for two days after Christmas over fear Brexit will spark traffic chaos

Kent grammar school will SHUT for two days after Christmas and teach pupils remotely over fears Brexit will spark traffic chaos with lorry jams on the M20 Maidstone Grammar School, Kent will host live virtual lessons on January 4 and 5 The 16th century all boys secondary school is based a mile away from the … Read more Kent grammar school will SHUT for two days after Christmas over fear Brexit will spark traffic chaos

Escaped ponies run onto M25 in Essex at night slowing traffic

Terrifying moment escaped ponies trot down the fast lane of the M25 at night and bring traffic to a standstill The three horses were seen trotting down the M25 near Waltham Abbey, Essex Two large ponies and a smaller horse were seen in the fast lane of the motorway Passengers in a car behind the horses … Read more Escaped ponies run onto M25 in Essex at night slowing traffic