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Peak District road in top ten of routes van drivers prefer to avoid

A road passing through the Peak District has been named as one of the routes van drivers would prefer to avoid.

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Heavy snow is expected to hit the county this weekend.

HEAVY SNOW ON THE WAY: Top tips for driving in wintry conditions

Derbyshire is set to be hit by heavy snow this weekend with the Met Office warning of the potential for vehicles to become stranded.

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Mr Botham has been a train driver for more than 25 years.

‘I will never forget the day my train hit someone...’

Across the UK, 237 people are thought to have taken their own lives on the rail network last year alone.

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Serious Derbyshire road collision leaves car 'on its roof'

A serious road collision in Derbyshire has left a car 'on its roof'.
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A picture from the scene of the accident (Photo: Highways Agency).

Major Derbyshire road closed to allow for recovery of HGV

A major Derbyshire road is currently closed in both directions to allow for the recovery of a heavy goods vehicle that has left the carriageway.

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Casualty 'cut out of car' after north east Derbyshire smash

Firefighters have cut someone out of a car after a two vehicle crash in north east Derbyshire.

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The frightening new way hi-tech thieves can steal your car in one minute WITHOUT keys

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

SCAM SPEEDING EMAILS: What to look for and how to protect yourself

Motorists are being warned of scam emails claiming they have been caught speeding.

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What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

What you need to know about the changes to the driving test

Major changes to the driving test will commence from Monday 4 December including the use of a sat nav and removing of some current manoeuvres.

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The A537 between Buxton and Macclesfield has once again been named Britain's most dangerous road.

Peak District road tops list of most dangerous in Britain

An immediate injection of £200 million is needed to tackle the UK's high risk roads - including one route through the Peak District - a road safety charity has said.
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Council officer Helen Carrington delivering a gift to Christmas shoppers.

Derbyshire Dales council extend free car parking for Christmas period

Derbyshire Dales District Council is encouraging people to shop locally this Christmas, by once again giving them the gift of free parking.

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PICTURES: Wreckage of vehicles involved in M1 pile-up towed away

The southbound carriageway of the M1 between junctions 31 and 30 has reopened this afternoon after being closed for nine hours following a pile-up.
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An accident and broken down vehicle are currently causing problems on the M1 in the East Midlands.

Crash and broken down vehicle cause problems on M1

There are problems on the M1 this afternoon.

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High Peak Buses will be introducing a dedicated fleet of buses to the 65 service between Buxton and Sheffield.

New look for scenic Peak District bus route

High Peak Buses will run all journeys on the scenic 65 service between Buxton and Sheffield from Sunday, including those previously operated by TM Travel.

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The Via Gellia road has now fully re-opened after the work was completed.

Busy Derbyshire road re-opens after seven-week closure

A busy Derbyshire road, which has been closed for seven weeks for repair work, has now fully re-opened.

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Collision closes lane on M1

A collision has closed a lane on the M1 motorway in the East Midlands.
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BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies after being struck by train in Derbyshire

A woman has died after being struck by a train in Derbyshire.

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The B6179 Derby Road in Ripley.

Young man suffers life-threatening injuries in 'deliberate hit-and-run' in Derbyshire

A young man has suffered life-threatening injuries after he was the victim of a 'hit-and-run' incident in Derbyshire in the early hours of this morning.
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Derbyshire has biggest pothole problem in East Midlands

Derbyshire has the biggest pothole problem in the East Midlands, with over £4 million being spent on repairs.
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