Category: Bridgwater

Lorry drivers planning motorway blockades in event of delayed Brexit

Britain’s lorry drivers are threatening to blockade major motorways and roads should the country leave the European Union on time.
The UK’s official leaving date was set at March, 29, but MPs voted to delay the exit in a vote on Thursday.
Organising th…

Ex-Top Gear host Quentin Willson says clean air zone policy's 'pay to pollute' approach is punishing

Quentin Willson and Howard Cox have had their say on the controversial plan to ban polluting vehicles from Bath city centre and have asked the council to reconsider proposals.
Mr Willson, a motoring journalist and presenter on the original Top Gear sho…

M5 traffic: Pictures show road closed after crash between car and lorry carrying 12 tons of milk

The M5 northbound has been closed after a crash between a lorry – carrying 12 tons of milk – and a car.
The northbound carriageway between J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Clevedon) is blocked and traffic is currently at a standstill.
The incident happened at…

Coroner declares horror crash on M5 which left five dead was caused by punctured tyre

A crash on the M5 which resulted in the deaths of five people was caused by a tyre blow out, a coroner has ruled.
A lorry suffered a puncture before it crossed a central reservation and into the path of oncoming traffic, an inquest at Avon Coroners Cou…