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  • Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

    Extra lanes and new technology on one of England’s busiest stretches of motorway are saving commuters up to 40 minutes each week. Highways England completed the biggest ever upgrade of the M6 in Cheshire earlier this year,...

    • Posted September 6, 2019
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  • Safer barriers installed in motorway upgrade

    The final phase of work to install new, safer central reservation barriers along a stretch of the M6 is set to begin as part of an upgrade of the motorway. The steel central reservation is being replaced...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’

    Highways England is today calling on motorists to ‘check it before towing it’ following dramatic footage showing a trailer rolling down the M25 in Surrey. The incident happened on the Surrey/Kent border and caused five miles of...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Biggest ever emergency exercise planned for M62

    One of the biggest ever motorway emergency exercises will take place on the M62 this weekend to help improve responses to major road incidents. Around 100 workers from Greater Manchester and Cheshire’s emergency services will work with...

    • Posted August 9, 2019
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  • Highways England issues driver advice for expected heatwave

    Following a Met Office prediction of a heatwave across much of the UK this week, Highways England is offering advice to drivers on how to prepare. Forecasts show temperatures are expected to continue to climb, and could...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • HGV drivers caught committing 87 driving offences on the motorways

      More than 80 driving offences were committed by heavy goods vehicle drivers during a two week road safety operation. From the 7 to 17 July officers from the North West Regional Commercial Vehicle Unit dealt with...

    • Posted July 22, 2019
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  • Cheshire East to explore fines for drivers who leave their engines running

    Cheshire East could follow neighbouring Chester West & Chester and fine drivers who leave engines running while their vehicles are stationary. Council leader Sam Corcoran (Lab) has asked officers to look into whether Cheshire East could establish...

    • Posted July 12, 2019
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  • Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service urge road users to drive carefully this summer

    As we head into the summer months Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is urging road users to drive safely, check their vehicles and think about their surroundings. Momentary lapses in concentration and poor decision-making behind the...

    • Posted June 25, 2019
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  • Cheshire driving instructors geared up for motorway learners

    Driving instructors from south Cheshire have become the latest to benefit from a Highways England initiative designed to boost motorway safety among newly-qualified drivers. Learner drivers accompanied by approved instructors were allowed to drive on motorways for...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • Slow traffic on M6 near Knutsford following collision

    There is slow traffic between junctions 18 and 19 of the M6 in Cheshire following a road traffic collision which has meant a lane has had to close. Travel monitoring service Inrix reports that the northbound route...

    • Posted April 26, 2019
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