Changes to the driving test will help improve road safety

Millions of newly qualified drivers will be better prepared for life on the road under changes to the driving test that will better reflect real life driving.

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Shirebrook star tops bus journey dream list

An Hollywood actor who hails from Shirebrook is the celebrity most people in the midlands would like to spend a bus journey with.

Animals are reported to beon the road on A1(M) northbound between J37, A635 (Marr) and J38, A638 (Red House).

Broken down bus closes lanes on M1

Two lanes on the northbound M1 have been closed after a bus broke down.

A jack-knifed caravan on the northbound M1 near the Chesterfield / Mansfield junction (photo: Highways Agency).

UPDATE: Jack-knifed caravan closes lanes on M1

Two lanes of the northbound M1 have been closed after a caravan jack-knifed.


M1 accident causes traffic chaos

Three lanes of the southbound M1 have been blocked after an accident.

Government are looking at plans to ease congestion on motorways.

M1 in Nottinghamshire reopens following earlier accident

A section of the M1 in Nottinghamshire has reopened following a serious accident.

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Severe crash on Derbyshire A-road causes 'traffic chaos'

A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital after a serious collision on the A38 between Belper and Ripley.
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UPDATE: Man dies on Chesterfield road

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on Rother Way in Chesterfield in the early hours of this morning (Saturday May 28).

LATEST: Two dead and five injured in horror Snake Pass crash

Two motorists died and five passengers were injured in a horror crash on the Snake Pass.

The car hit the house with considerable force (photo: Richard Robinson).

PICTURES: Man accidentally crashes car into son’s house in Chesterfield

A man who had gone to his son’s house to water his plants accidentally drove into his front door.

Marks partner Tracy arranged for a specially converted sidecar hearse.

Tragic Staveley biker gets send off to remember

A Staveley biker killed in a road accident has been given a send off to remember at a service attended by hundreds of mourners.

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REVEALED: Top 5 speeding spots in Alfreton

More than 5,500 people were caught speeding in Alfreton in just 12 months.

Planned roadworks

ROAD CLOSURE: Dronfield bypass to be resurfaced

Motorists are being warned about the closure of a road which is a major route in and out of Chesterfield.

The scene of the accident in Langley Mill.

Langley Mill driver on wrong side of road ‘was over limit’

Police have said that a motorist involved in an accident in Langley Mill this morning was over twice the legal drink drive limit.

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Delays expected on main Chesterfield road

Drivers are being warned to expect delays amid work to resurface a stretch of busy road in Chesterfield.

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The rules on child car seats are changing.

VIDEO: Booster seats ‘to be banned’ for younger children

Stricter rules regarding the use of booster seats will come into force later this year, limiting the use of backless booster seats to older children.

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Crashes spark rush hour chaos on major Derbyshire road

Car crashes on a major road have caused traffic chaos during rush hour in Derbyshire this morning (April 28).


Teenage girl suffers head injuries after glass assault in Buxton

A 16-year-old girl is suffering with head injuries after an assault involving a glass at a pub in Buxton.

Severe traffic on M1 is easing after jackknifed trailer

Severe traffic on M1 is easing after jackknifed trailer

Severe traffic on the M1 is now starting to ease after an incident with a jackknifed trailer this morning (April 26).

Highways England clears up after a collision on the M1 between J29 and  J29A.

Caravan crash causes chaos on M1

Drivers were stuck in traffic chaos after a collision between a caravan and two cars on the M1 today (April 25).

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