Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

Police accident (stock image).

Three injured in two car crash on major Derbyshire road

Three people have been injured in a serious crash on a major Derbyshire road.

Police accident (stock image).

Six vehicle accident closes major Derbyshire road

A major Derbyshire road has been closed in both directions after a six-vehicle accident.

Photo: Highways Agency.

PICTURE: Car left stranded on barrier after M1 collision

A car ended up in an unusual position after colliding with a barrier on the M1 this morning.

The M1 motorway in the East Midlands.

OFF YOUR BIKE: Cyclist spotted on M1 motorway

A cyclist who was spotted on the M1 motorway has been reprimanded by police.

Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies following M1 crash

An 86-year-old woman has died in hospital as a result of the recent multi-vehicle collision on the M1.

The M1 in Derbyshire.

‘No fuel left’ at M1 services

A service station on the M1 has run out of fuel.

Traffic queuing at junction 29.

M1 CLOSURE UPDATE: Motorway reopens after multi-vehicle collision

The southbound carriageway of the M1 has been reopened after a serious multi-vehicle accident.
A picture of the scene of a serious accident that took place on the M1 on Saturday, December 30. Photos submitted by Simon Brunt.

M1 CLOSURE UPDATE: Two lanes to reopen after car overturns

Two lanes of the southbound M1 are to reopen after a car overturned earlier this afternoon.
A picture of the scene of a serious accident that took place on the M1 on Saturday, December 30. Photo submitted by Simon Brunt.

PICTURES: M1 blocked due to serious multi-vehicle accident

The southbound carriageway of the M1 is currently blocked in between junctions 29 and 28 due to a multi-vehicle accident.
A replacement bus service is in operation.

UPDATED: Trains running normally on Matlock line after broken-down train is removed

Trains are now running normally between Matlock and Derby after a broken-down train was removed.
The car seized by police for not having 'commuting' insurance

Police issue warning after car seized due to insurance not covering commuting

A driver had their car seized by police on a motorway -because their insurance policy didn’t cover commuting from work.

The Snake Pass.

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.

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.

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'.
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.

Stock photo.

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.


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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