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Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Drivers in Lancashire are being warned to lower their speed after icy conditions were reported across the region.

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The busiest days are predicted to be December 20, 21 and 22

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

More than 20 million vehicles are expected on UK roads over the festive period resulting in delays of up to four hours, according to new analysis.
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Tailbacks on the M6 after crash involving multiple vehicles

There are long delays on the M6 motorway after a crash involving a number of vehicles, police said.
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Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene in a dispute over pay which is set to spark a series of strikes on Virgin Trains West Coast.

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Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

More fatal motorbike crashes take place on nights where there is a full moon, research has found.

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A yellow warning for Preston has been issued by the Met Office.

SNOW WARNING: Blackpool's hour-by-hour snow forecast for Sunday

A yellow weather warning has been issued for Blackpool on Sunday as sub-zero temperatures continue to sweep across the north west.
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Emergency services attended the scene of the accident

Car slid down embankment after M55 crash

A car slid down an embankment on the M55 following a two-car collision, say Highways England.
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Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

A train operator is considering scrapping its quiet carriages and is asking its passengers whether they want them to stay or go.
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Two vehicle smash on Station Road, Fleetwood

Road partially blocked by smash in Fleetwood

A tea-time crash between a van and a car partially blocked Station Road in Fleetwood for a short time this evening.

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Three cars collided on the M6

Three vehicle crash closed M55

The M55 was closed yesterday evening after three vehicles collided and crashed into the central reservation, say fire services.
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Passenger watchdog Transport Focus compared the news to "a chill wind" blowing down platforms

Rail passengers to be hit by hike in train fares

Rail passengers are to face more woes as plans to increase fares by the largest hike in five years have been revealed.

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Almost 400 miles of roadworks will be lifted

400 miles of roadworks to be lifted to ease Christmas getaway

Almost 400 miles of roadworks will be lifted to ease journeys over Christmas.
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Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged of a lorry driver apparently falling asleep at the wheel before smashing into a number of cars.

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Standing water at the junction of Amounderness Way and West Drive

Roadworks warning following repeated flooding of Amounderness Way and West Drive junction

A Fylde coast county councillor is warning drivers could be facing more roadworks trouble if repeated flooding continues.

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Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

Police have launched a crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

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Fleetwood railway station in the late 1960s

Could Fleetwood rail link finally be reborn?

Sweeping reforms on railways being considered by the Government could play a role in the possible re-opening of the Fleetwood to Preston link.
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Motorists urged to remain vigilant as survey reveals lane drifting dangers

One in nine (11%) vehicles on UK motorways drift out of their lanes, according to new research.

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Closed rail lines - including the Fleetwood to Preston route - could be reopened as part of sweeping reforms, the Transport Secretary has announced.

Closed rail lines in Lancashire could be re-opened in reforms

Closed rail lines - including the Fleetwood to Preston route - could be reopened as part of sweeping reforms, the Transport Secretary has announced.
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A road has been partially blocked following the accident

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash in Fleetwood

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following an accident which partially blocked a road in Fleetwood.
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220,000 learner drivers have a new-style test booked after the changes are introduced on December 4

220,000 learner drivers prepare to take the new-look test

More than 220,000 learner drivers are preparing to take the new driving test - with changes including following directions from a sat nav.

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