Road transport

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Tuesday expected to be UK’s hottest day of year, with 25C predicted
Peak is forecast for parts of the country, passing the 24.4C recorded in Plymouth on Sunday

Kevin Rawlinson and Nadeem Badshah

29, May, 2023 @6:44 PM

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At least three people drown over bank holiday weekend as UK sees hottest day
Two men in their 20s were pulled from the sea near Torbay as boy who died in Carlisle named as Lewis Michael Kirkpatrick, 15

Jessica Murray

28, May, 2023 @6:21 PM

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Busy roads and airports expected over late-May UK bank holiday weekend
More than 3,000 planes scheduled to take off on Friday, with road traffic peaking as leisure trips coincide with commuting

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

26, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Suella Braverman plays fast and loose with road safety | Letters
Letters: Readers on the home secretary’s speeding fine and speed awareness courses

24, May, 2023 @3:38 PM

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Get a grip, Westminster – Suella Braverman speeding is hardly the issue of the day | Simon Jenkins
There are many reasons the home secretary may not be right for the job, but this inflated drama isn’t one of them, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

22, May, 2023 @3:32 PM

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Bus fares: £2 cap in England extended to end of October
Scheme will then continue for 13 months at £2.50 for a single journey, on back of £500m funding

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

16, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Italian man fined nearly €900 for filling in pothole hits out at ‘injustice’
Claudio Trenta, 72, has triggered a national debate after deciding to fix 30cm hole himself in Lombardy

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

15, May, 2023 @12:52 PM

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Longer lorries to be allowed on Britain’s roads despite safety warnings
New laws to permit vehicles up to 18.55 metres long, but campaigners say they will increase fatal accidents

Joanna Partridge

10, May, 2023 @9:29 AM

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How to reduce the risks of sleepy driving
Road safety charities emphasise the importance of looking for a safe place to stop if you feel tired

Linda Geddes

08, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Low pay, fuel fines, cramped cabs: drivers at haulier used by major retailers speak out
Employees at Lithuanian freight operator Girteka complain of hard conditions on the road, including one who says he fell seriously ill but co-drove his truck 800 miles after emerging from hospital

Sarah Butler

07, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The Hague introduces €50 flat fee for parking to deter drivers
Scheme on certain streets including near beach makes it as costly to park for 10 minutes as for whole day

Senay Boztas

06, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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At least six people killed in highway pile-up in Illinois during dust storm
More than 70 cars and several big-rig trucks involved in vehicle collisions on Interstate 55 that left 37 people injured

Guardian staff and agencies

02, May, 2023 @12:49 PM

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