Revealed: the most and least frustrating places to drive in Britain


New research claims to have found the places in the UK that are most likely to get on the nerves of British motorists
Chinese police officer piggybacks old man across busy road

Chinese policeman piggybacks old man across road


A Chinese police officer assisted an old man crossing a busy road, by carrying him piggyback-style across the street.
Ohio driver caught reversing at speed down congested highway

Video: Driver caught reversing at speed on highway


A US driver narrowly avoided having a major accident, after reversing at speed along a busy stretch of the US Route 33 highway in Ohio.

Road users to be encouraged to use M6 Toll


More road users will be encouraged to use the M6 Toll road at peak times, if new plans are officially given the go-ahead.
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Phone signals used to predict UK traffic flow


Sensors are to be used to track cars’ movements around cities to control traffic lights and cut congestion.
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Oxford calls for cable car to tackle traffic


It is known for its dreaming spires but Oxford may be about to get a new addition to its famous skyline.

Britain among world’s worst for traffic jams


Britain has been named among the ten most gridlocked countries in the world with motorists spending 31 hours a year stuck in peak-time traffic.
Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads

Mini-motorways to ease congestion on busy roads


A new generation of mini-motorways are to be created across England to combat congestion amid warnings that traffic will rise by more than a thir

Traffic jam cost rises to £9bn a year


Highways chiefs have been ordered to reduce the time taken to reopen motorways after accidents as figures showed that traffic jams cost the econo
Road workers get combat training after attacks rise

Road workers get combat training after attacks ris


Road workers are being taught military close-combat skills after some reported being shot at, driven at and threatened with machetes and baseball
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

9m drivers to cause holiday chaos


As school holidays start across the UK and summer staycations get under way, a staggering 9m cars are expected on the roads this weekend
UK traffic delays are worst in Europe and getting longer

UK traffic delays are worst in Europe


Britain’s roads are the most gridlocked in Europe and drivers spend an average of 32 hours a year stuck in traffic, according to research...
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Sales shoppers set to cause more jams after six-hour...


Christmas cheer may come to a grinding halt this week as sales shoppers hit the road, causing monster jams.