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The road underneath the bridge will be lowered during a weekend closure Image National Highways
Drivers are advised to allow extra time for their journeys when using the M1 northbound in Northamptonshire which will be closed later this month. The M1 between junctions 14 (Milton Keynes) to 15 (Northampton) northbound will...
Carl Martin GTR's new Accessibility Lead Image GTR
Recently disabled, Carl believes "access to transport is access to life" Govia Thameslink Railway said that in recent years, its industry has been on a journey of improvement to ensure the railway becomes more accessible, ensuring...
M1 sign Image by Stephen AdobeStock_268563131
Structure condition surveys on the Eversholt Road bridge which spans over the M1 near Steppingley are planned to start on Monday 18 October and are programmed to take approximately one week. The following closures will be...
Safe tyres save lives - check yours regularly-Image-By-highwaystarz-AdobeStock_83804206
October is Tyre Safety month, and Bedfordshire Police is reminding motorists to check their vehicles and make sure they are ready for winter. Simple winter readiness checks include ensuring tyres, lights and windscreen wipers are working...
V5C Image: Open Government Licence v3.0
"I wasn’t concentrating and shredded it", "it was in my trouser pocket and went through the washing machine" and "my parrot destroyed it" are among the most unusual reasons people have shared with DVLA for...
Driver's Eyesight Test Image Open Government Licence v3.0
Drivers must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate made after 1 September 2001 from 20 metres. The DVLA said that just 48.5% of drivers it surveyed were...
Jacob Cowler and his fellow promising Luton Town FC Academy team mates have scored free rail passes from Thameslink Image:GTR
Train operator Thameslink and Luton Town FC’s Academy have announced their partnership support for Academy players will continue for a 14th season. Thameslink has given over 20 of the Hatters’ current 16- to 18-year-old apprentices a...
CBC Bus Stop Sign
Following the Government’s National Bus Strategy – ‘Bus Back Better’ announcement in March, £3 billion funding is available to improve bus services across the country. Central Bedfordshire Council can bid for a share of this in...
Heavy traffic moving at speed on UK motorway in England at sunset By Jevanto Productions AdobeStock_298379174
The strategic road network managed by National Highways (formerly Highways England) stretches over 4,300 miles and represents the core of the national transport system. National Highways said roads are vital in enabling businesses to transport products...
Simple checks are a way to make sure your vehicle is roadworthy Image Open Government Licence v3.0
One in five motorway breakdowns are caused by worn or incorrectly inflated tyres Only one in six drivers remembered to check their tyres before setting off on a long journey, according to research commissioned by National...