Two abnormal loads on the M5 and A30 next week

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Drivers using the M5 and A30 Westbound are being warned about two large convoys which will be escorted by police next week. On Tuesday 16 June and Wednesday 17 police will be escorting vehicles transporting wind farm parts to Ventonteague, TR4 9HZ – approximately […]

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Woman dies following M5 collision

A woman has died following a serious collision on the M5 on Monday 14 January. Emergency services were called at 5.50am on 14 January to reports of a collision, on the M5 near junction 29 southbound, between a car and a lorry. 22-year-old Kayleigh Gill, from Tavistock, was taken to […]

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M5 to Display Petrol Prices

The government today (3 December 2014) announced it will press ahead with plans to introduce signs on motorways that display the price of fuel at service stations, to help promote competition and lower fuel prices. The announcement was made as part of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. The Department for Transport […]

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Major Investment in SW Roads

Drivers will benefit from £106 million of investment on strategic roads in the South West over the next few months. Mind you, by SW, we are talking Gloucestershire and beyond. However, good news for those who frequently travel the M%, perhaps. After 7 hours on it last friday, I’ll be […]

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Body Found on M5

Police were called to a serious incident this morning on the M5 at approximately 2.30 am. The police have located a body of a man deceased in the main carriageway of the M5. An investigation has been started into how the man came to be on the M5. The southbound […]

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Men Arrested After Police Pursuit on M5

  Police have arrested two men following a pursuit on the M5 Motorway. At around 11.45pm on Wednesday 15th October traffic officers attempted to routinely stop a Ford Fiesta motor vehicle travelling into Devon on the M5. The vehicle failed to stop and continued at speed southbound along the M5. […]

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M5 Policing Sees 300 Drivers Brought to Book

The first ever policing operation covering the entire length of the M5 has resulted in 291 people being dealt with for traffic and other offences.   Operation Unity brought together officers from seven police forces working jointly as a team to proactively police the M5 corridor, from its start at […]

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Fatal M5 Crash – Police Seek Info

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 47-year-old man died in a fatal road collision on the M5 northbound yesterday afternoon (5th Dec). At 3.45pm officers and emergency services were called to a multiple-vehicle collision involving four cars and an HGV on the motorway between junctions 29 and 28. The vehicles […]

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