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Benjamin Vincent, 22, was caught driving at 124mph on the A303 through Wiltshire

Ban for Shroton man caught driving at 124mph on the A303

A MAN has been fined more than £400 and banned from driving after being clocked at 124mph on the…

State-of-the-art intelligent compacting is being trialled on the A303 in Somerset. Picture: National Highways

How technology is speeding up A303 dualling project in Somerset

NEW technology is helping speed up the dualling of the A303 in Somerset. National Highways is trialling first-of-its-kind tech which…

Tailgating on the motorway caught on camera. Picture: Lincolnshire Police/National Highways

One in three drivers admit hogging the middle lane on motorways

DRIVERS hogging the middle lane or driving to close on the motorway has long been a bugbear of motorists. Now,…

Cllr John Feltham, left, chair of Donhead St Mary Parish Council inspecting potholes with Cllr Richard Budden and chair of Donhead St Andrew PC, Cllr Simon Barkham

Donheads leaders call for action over “atrocious” roads

“THE state of roads is simply atrocious.” So says Wiltshire Councillor Richard Budden (Lib Dem, Tisbury), who has joined with…

The cameras can detect if a driver is wearing a seatbelt or using a mobile phone. Picture: National Highways

New cameras can detect if you’re not wearing a seatbelt or using mobile at the wheel

NEW cameras that can detect whether drivers are wearing a seatbelt or using a mobile phone are being trialled…

The crash happened on the A354 between Milborne St Andrew and the Puddletown bypass. Picture: Google

Biker airlifted to hospital after A354 crash near Milborne St Andrew

A BIKER suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash near Milborne St Andrew. The incident happened on the A354 at 6.14pm…

Roadworks will take place across Dorset in the next three months. Picture: Dorset Council

Road closures across Dorset for roadworks: Full list of streets

DOZENS of roads across Dorset will be closed for repair work in the coming months. Surfacing works are taking place…

The crash happened on the A30 Babylon Hill, near Sherborne. Picture: Google

Man in 20s suffers life-threatening injuries in A30 crash near Sherborne

A CRASH involving a Mini and a lorry near Sherborne saw a man airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The…

Gillingham residents gear up for public transport fight

GILLINGHAM residents are preparing to call for improved transport links at a public forum. The event, between 10am and 4pm…

Dorset Council has approved applications to introduce 20mph zones in Langton Matravers, Bridport, Wimborne, Pimperne and Winfrith

Where new 20mph speed limits are being introduced in Dorset

NEW 20mph speed limits are set to be introduced in five Dorset towns and villages. Dorset Council has approved…