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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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HS2 to be replaced by ‘Motorway+’

Government Ministers were today putting the final touches to a plan to scrap the £40 billion HS2 scheme in favour of building a motorway that links London and Manchester, where the maximum speed is to be increased to a scaremongering 75mph.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2013
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Roads blocked by people going away who thought no-one else would be going away

‘I had this great idea of going away today, because I never thought anyone else would,’ said Fiona Moffatt. ‘It’s a miserable day, it’s raining – who in their right mind would go on holiday on a day like that?’

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Posted: May 25th, 2013
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Authorities condemn figure-of-eight M25 prank

The Highways Agency has condemned pranksters who last night reconfigured the M25 in to a giant figure-of-eight, and branded their actions as ‘short-sighted, potentially dangerous and extremely silly’.

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Posted: Mar 27th, 2013
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Highways Agency aiming for 90% of motorways to be undergoing roadworks by 2013

A spokesman for the Highways Agency has today confirmed that their current strategy is to have cones, a 50mph speed limit, and average speed cameras on 90% of the UK’s motorways by mid-2013.

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Posted: Dec 16th, 2011
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