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Traffic building on M6 southbound after to accident

Traffic is currently building on the M6 southbound due to an accident.

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Kenilworth road closed after accident

Kenilworth road closed after accident

The A452 in Kenilworth has been closed this morning.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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One lane blocked on M42

One lane has been blocked on the M42 because of an accident.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Broken down lorry shuts lane on southbound M40

Broken down lorry shuts lane on southbound M40

A broken down lorry has shut one lane on the southbound M40 between junction 14 Leamington and junction 13 Bishops Tachbrook this lunchtime (Wednesday November 23).

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The Rouncil Lane ford on Tuesday November 22

Kenilworth’s other ford needs better warning signs, resident claims

A Kenilworth resident has called for improvements to the warning signs leading up to the ford in Rouncil Lane after two cars broke down when attempting to drive through it this week.

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Bottles strewn across the B4115 last night

Thousands of plastic bottles spilled by lorry closes road after public safety fears

A lorry which spilled thousands of plastic bottles forced the closure of a B-road last night (Tuesday November 22) over fears they might contain dangerous chemicals.

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Long delays after broken down lorry forces closure of M40 slip road

Long delays after broken down lorry forces closure of M40 slip road

Motorway drivers are experiencing long delays this morning (Wednesday November 23) after a broken down lorry forced the closure of one lane of the slip road exit on junction 15 of the northbound M40.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Gas leak in Leamington causing disruption on roads

Gas leak in Leamington causing disruption on roads

A gas leak near Leamington railway station is causing disruption to drivers in the town.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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An artist's impression of what Kenilworth Station's ticket office and cafe could look like

Could you run Kenilworth Station’s ticket office when it opens?

Kenilworth Station needs someone to run its ticket office and cafe when it opens in August 2017.

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Crash on A46 causes delays this morning

Crash on A46 causes delays this morning

A crash on the southbound A46 this morning (Monday November 21) between Festival Island and the a452 Leamington Road caused delays for drivers this morning.

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The current cycle path off Bridge Street to the east of Abbey Fields

Abbey Fields cycle path will cost £663,000, newly published report claims

The report into the viability of a cycle path through Abbey Fields has finally been made public - and reveals the path would cost £663,000.

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Roadworks: progress at Tollbar Island and Junction 19 of M1 improvements set to be completed

Highways England says it has made “major progress” on multi-million pound road projects which affect motorists in Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

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More HS2 woes heading Warwickshire’s way

Warwickshire is set to endure more HS2 heartache after Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP today gave the go ahead to the extension of HS2 from Birmingham to Leeds, known as Phase 2b.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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Where the new link road will be. Copyright: Google Earth

New ‘link road’ near Stoneleigh could help calm HS2 traffic

Details of a new ‘link road’ on the A46 to help calm HS2 traffic have been revealed by Warwickshire County Council.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring fireballs to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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