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Drivers requested to hold breath to reduce CO2 emissions

In an attempt to further reduce emissions from vehicles, the Department of Transport has issued further details of its plans for the M1 in Derbyshire.

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2014
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450 motorists fined for tailgating in M1 traffic jam

Traffic Enforcement Officers had a field day yesterday when a bumper-to-bumper traffic jam on the M1 left 450 motorists at the mercy of the new tailgating law.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2013
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Marmite spill sharply divides delayed motorists

“I’m loving it, the whole Marmite thing,” laughs Maureen Travers stuck in traffic on the M1 for three hours. “I know some people hate traffic delays but it gave me a chance to catch up with friends on Facebook, and listen to South Yorkshire Radio, and the yeasty smell of Marmite – which I love – made it that much better.

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Posted: Nov 29th, 2011
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Rocket carrying Galileo navigation satellites gets lost

Launch celebrations for Europe’s Galileo satellites, built to compete with the US GPS system, have been cut short after the rocket carrying them started to head off course while flying over the M1, just north of Leicester’s Forest East services.

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Posted: Oct 24th, 2011
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