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Good news for M1 and M62 commuters in West Yorkshire

Yorkshire drivers will benefit from major upgrades to two important junctions in the region.

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The campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads.

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Biggest train fare rise in three years coming next month

Biggest train fare rise in three years coming next month

Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next month, the rail industry has announced. It is the largest rise in three years and will take effect from January 2.

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Severe rush hour delays on M62

Severe rush hour delays on M62

Motorists are being warned of severe delays this rush hour due to emergency repairs on the M62.

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Revealed: The UK’s worst traffic hotspots

Revealed: The UK’s worst traffic hotspots

Britain’s worst traffic hotspots have been revealed.

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13-mile queue as big freeze brings travel misery to Yorkshire

MOTORISTS faced a nightmare commute this morning, with sub-zero temperatures and a spate of accidents and breakdowns bringing traffic to a standstill on two of Yorkshire’s main routes.

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Traffic jam on the motorway. Picture: Mark Bickerdike

Motorway roadworks in Yorkshire

These are the planned roadworks for the motorways and major A roads in the Yorkshire region for the week ahead.

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Queuing traffic and severe delays on M62

Queuing traffic and severe delays on M62

Commuters are being warned of severe delays on the M62 this afternoon due around Chain Bar and Tingley.

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Crash on M1 leads to long delays for commuters

There are 12 miles of queuing traffic on the M1 southbound this morning following a crash involving two cars and three lorries.

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Traffic latest: Heavy delays clearing on M62 after eight-vehicle crash

Traffic latest: Heavy delays clearing on M62 after eight-vehicle crash

Commuters using motorways in West Yorkshire this morning faced heavy delays after an eight-vehicle crash on the M62.

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Accidents cause delays on M62 motorway

Two separate accidents are causing traffic congestion on the M62 motorway.

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The Friends are aiming to make Hebden Bridge Station step-free

Next step for Hebden Bridge Station Friends

The Friends of Hebden Bridge Station have been very busy recently with a new lecture series, looking for volunteers and making the station accessible to all visitors.

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Councils pay out nearly £2 million over pothole damage to cars

Councils pay out nearly £2 million over pothole damage to cars

UK drivers lodged more than 31,000 claims for pothole damage to their cars last year, costing councils nearly £2 million in payouts, according to the RAC Foundation.

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Working on the buses will be just the ticket for new First West Yorkshire recruits

Working on the buses will be just the ticket for new First West Yorkshire recruits

Bus operator First West Yorkshire has set the wheels turning on a staff recruitment drive.

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Morning of delays on M62

Morning of delays on M62

There are delays on the M62 this morning following an earlier crash involving a car and a lorry.

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Lane closed after crash on M62

Lane closed after crash on M62

One lane is closed on the M62 eastbound after a crash this afternoon.

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Lane blocked by crash on M62

A lane is currently blocked on the eastbound stretch of the M62.

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This week’s planned roadworks for Yorkshire

This week’s planned roadworks for Yorkshire

The following roadworks are scheduled to take place in Yorkshire over the next week:-

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Drivers warned to avoid M62 after crash

Motorists are being advised to avoid the M62 after a three-car crash between Brighouse and Chain Bar.

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Virgin East Coast crews to strike next Monday - but trains will run without them

Virgin East Coast crews to strike next Monday - but trains will run without them

On Monday, October 3 the union is planning a 24-hour strike on the line, which runs from London, through Wakefield and Leeds to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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