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Drivers convicted over fatal M1 crash

Two truck drivers have been convicted over a crash on the M1 that killed eight people on 26 August last year. A minibus carrying 11 tourists, which was heading to London, had stopped behind a truck that had stopped in the inside lane of the M1 near Newport Pagnell. It was waiting with its hazard lights on to go round …

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First phase of M1 smart motorway upgrade now open in the Midlands

The first phase of an upgrade to the M1 between junction 16 (Northampton) and junction 17 (M45), which aims to tackle congestion and improve journey times, is now open. There are now four running lanes instead of three, increasing capacity on the motorway by a third, and technology will help to keep traffic flowing more smoothly. This is part of …

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