What Traffic Congestion Tells Us About Post-Brexit Britain

Andrew Keith Walker | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Politics
Andrew Keith Walker

As with all things economic, Brexit was never going to be an easy journey, but the idea that things will get better over time is as daft as thinking a new motorway will permanently ease congestion and boost economic growth. Sadly, in the real world, things are never that simple.

This Massive Fire Is Sending Ash And Sparks Onto The M25

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

More than 70 firefighters have been tackling a "difficult" fire in an industrial yard near the M25, which has caused ash and sparks to drift over the ...

Huge Vehicle Transporter Catches Fire On M25

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

Commuters faced delays of up to 40 minutes on Wednesday morning after a large vehicle transporter caught fire on the M25. Six fire engines and 30 f...

Entire Nation In Shock As It Gets Caught In Exactly The Same Traffic Jam As Last Year

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Holidaymakers around Britain are in shock after thousands got stuck in traffic jams and airport queues they were in at exactly the same time as last y...

Woman Killed Walking Along Motorway

PA | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK

A woman has died after being hit by vehicle as she walked along the M25 in the early hours of this morning, police have said. Detectives are appeal...

M25 Crash Leaves One Dead

PA | Chris York | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK

A man has died following a pile-up involving four lorries on the M25 motorway. The man, believed to have been a 39-year-old from Leicester, was pro...

You Would Not Want To Be This Car

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

In terms of things that could go wrong on the motorway this has to be one of the least likely, but most scary. A lorry driver's dashcam has capture...

The Dramatic Moment A Car Was Left Dangling Off The M25

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK

A driver and passenger have walked away from a crash which left their car hanging over a motorway. Their vehicle hit a barrier at junction five of ...

It Begins: Motorways Clog Up For Easter Getaway

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Britain's big Easter getaway got off to a difficult start on Thursday as motorways in the south east clogged up following, problems with Channel Tunne...

Man Dies After Crane Falls On M25

PA | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A man has died after a crane fell from a yard on to the M25. The man, who is believed to have fallen from the crane, was pronounced dead at the sce...

Chemical Spill On M25 Causes Traffic Chaos

PA | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK

A chemical spillage from a lorry caused traffic chaos on Saturday, closing roads and delaying Tottenham Hotspur's kick off. The incident on the M25...

Huge Delays After Serious Fatal Accident On M25

PA | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

A serious accident on Britain's busiest motorway has led to severe rush hour delays for drivers. The incident, involving a lorry and a car, caused ...

M25 Closed At Lakeside After Fatal Eight-Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

One person has died and a number of others injured after an eight-car pile-up on the M25 at Lakeside. The accident led to the closure of the M25 cl...

Driver Dies After Fall From Dartford Crossing Bridge

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

A motorist died after attempts to talk him down from a major road bridge ended in failure on Sunday. The drama happened on the Queen Elizabeth II b...

M25 Cameras Fail To Catch A Single Speeding Driver In Past Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

Not a single driver on the M25 has been caught or fined for speeding in the past year because the cameras don't work, a three-month investigation has ...

Man Arrested After 140mph Police Chase

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

A man was arrested today after leading police on a 140mph chase on the M25. Officers from the Roads Policing Unit, supported by the Surrey Police h...

Man Charged After Driving Wrong Way Around M25 In Police Chase

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

A man has been charged after a motorist drove the wrong way round the M25 in a police car chase. The driver arrived on Britain's busiest motorway u...

M25 Shut In Both Directions After Fatal Lorry Crash

PA | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK

Drivers on Britain's busiest motorway endured long delays today after a section of the road was shut following a two-lorry fatal accident. The M25 ...

Road to Perdition

John Giacobbi | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK
John Giacobbi

In case anyone thinks that they can evade the consequences of their cyber-crimes by going on an endless tour of the M25, I'm afraid I've got bad news for you - the High Court decreed this week that writs could now be served via, you guessed-it... Facebook.

Police Watchdog Investigates Fatal M25 Crash

PA | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

A crash in which a man died when his BMW collided with a lorry after police tried to stop the vehicle will be investigated by the police watchdog. ...

Motorists Told To Avoid Parts Of M25

PA | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

Motorists have being urged to avoid parts of the M25 after a fatal crash which has been referred to the police complaints watchdog. The motorway wa...

Schools Break Up For Christmas, Prompting Heavy Traffic Forecast

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The great Christmas getaway has begun with schools breaking up for the festive period. The AA said it expected up to 18 million cars will take to t...

Diesel Spill Causes Motorway Chaos On M25

PA | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Huge queues built up on Britain's busiest motorway after a diesel spillage led to the part-closure of one of the road's busiest junctions. Motorist...

Carmageddon UK: M25 Closed By Crash In Surrey

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Transport workers are hoping to fully re-open the M25 after parts of the busy motorway were shut for more than 24 hours following...