UK Traffic

Good Luck... Today Is The Busiest Day On The Roads For Easter Escape

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

Easter travellers can expect a fine start to the long weekend, with those who have booked breaks in Britain taking to the roads in their millions. ...

Ghost Car 'Appears From Nowhere'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech

"It came out of nowhere" is something that people frequently say when they're involved in a road accident. In this case - which fortunately left no...

Congestion Charge Increase Detrimental to London Economy

Alistair Cochrane | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK
Alistair Cochrane

In this current economic climate many businesses throughout London and the rest of the UK are operating against very tight margins, meaning any proposals which could potentially disrupt or increase the cost of core services they rely upon on a day-to-day basis could have serious consequences.

Dramatic Pictures Show Burning Car On North Circular

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

A blazing car has shut a main road in north London, Transport for London has said. The department's Twitter feed shared a dramatic picture of the b...

Why the London Underground Sucks

Carina Maggar | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carina Maggar

The London Underground. It's dusty, it's grimy and it's full of people's body odours that I care not to sample. If i wanted your armpit shoved up against my chin, i'd be in a relationship with you. Then there are the breed of people who think it's acceptable to eat curries/pasties/burgers in such a confined place. This was my horrific experience recently:

Massive Sinkhole Opens Up On M2 In Kent

PA | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

A 10-mile section of a busy motorway has been closed in both directions after a huge, 50ft-deep hole appeared in the central reservation. Long tail...

LOOK: There Is A Giant Robot Directing Traffic In Congo

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Tech

A city in Congo has come up with a pretty novel solution to traffic congestion: massive, nightmarish robots. Kinshasa, Congo's Capital, has install...

Runaway Horse Killed In M4 Crash Chaos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A horse has been killed after it bolted on to a major motorway and collided with a number of vehicles. Police received reports of a horse loose on ...

Christmas Travel Nightmare As Weather Threatens To Disrupt Roads, Trains

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Travellers heading home for the holidays could be facing the nightmare before Christmas, as strong gales and torrential rain threaten to cause travel ...

Two Critical After London Bus Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK

Two people are in critical condition after a bus crashed into a tree in Kennington, south London, leaving around 30 people injured and two trapped. ...

Woman Dies In M6 Bridge Fall

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

A woman has died after falling from a bridge over the M6 near Birmingham. Police said they had received reports that the woman had jumped from the ...

Men Throws Toddler On Ground In Rage Over Parking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

A Chinese toddler ripped from her pram after a dispute over a parking space has died in hospital. Chinese state media agency Xinhua said the two-ye...


PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics

Labour's Ed Balls has admitted to being caught running a red light as he drove home through London after work. The Shadow Chancellor was caught by ...

M6 Motorway Closed After 'Suspicious Vehicle' Reported

PA | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

Suspected fuel thieves closed a 12-mile stretch of one of the country's busiest motorways today after police were called to reports of a "suspicious v...

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...

Vigil For Student Nurse Killed In Motorway Crash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

A vigil has been held to remember an 18-year-old woman who died in a horrific motorway crash which left eight other women from a hen party seriously i...

Family Of M62 Crash Victim Say Teenager 'Will Never Be Forgotten'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK

The family of a woman killed in a crash as she travelled to a hen party have said she will never be forgotten. Bethany Jones, 18, was killed and ei...

Motorway Pileup Injures 19 People

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK

One woman has died in a collision between a lorry and a minibus on its way to a hen party on the M62 in West Yorkshire. A lorry driver has been arr...

Government Accused Of 'Complacency' As Gas Supplies Run Low

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK

The government has been forced to deny Britain is running out of gas as the appalling weather shows no sign of going away. There have been warnings...

No Let-Up As Winter Storms Sweep Britain

PA | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK

Heavy snowfall across many parts of the UK has caused disruption to communities and the nation's transport network today - with warnings of more wintr...

Snow, Blizzards And Flooding Mark Start Of Spring

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

More than 44,000 homes and businesses in Northern Ireland have been left without power after much of the United Kingdom was battered by snow, sleet an...

Man Killed In Motorway Bridge Fall

PA | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

A man died after falling from a motorway bridge on to the road below. Police were called to the M42 between junctions 3a and 4 in Birmingham at 10....

Man Dies After Motorway Collision

PA | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

driver died when he got out of his car in the middle lane of a motorway and was struck by a number of vehicles. The collision happened on the sout...

MEPs Sounded Out Over Anti-traffic Noise Plan

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Noise is one of the scourges of modern life and one of the main causes is traffic noise. Research by the European Environmental Agency shows that half of the people living in urban areas suffer from unbearable traffic noise.

Beckham's Nasty Shock

WENN | Posted 27.01.2013 | Home

David Beckham had a nasty shock driving his car in London on Thursday - he was forced to slam on his brakes to avoid a pedestrian crossing the street....