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Leeds is England's worst tailgating hotspot

The M1 in Leeds has been named the worst place in the country for tailgating drivers.

Research found the one-mile section of southbound carriageway between the A1M and junction 47 - saw the largest number of drivers leaving less than a two second gap between their vehicle and the car in front.

Huddersfield-based charity Brake says people are quick to blame other drivers for dangerous behaviour:

Weather reducing motorway visibility


Road closed after 'unidentified item' is unearthed

Police have closed a road in Sheffield after workmen uncovered an 'unidentified item'.

Officers were called to Sheffield Road, Tinsley shortly before 10am today and a cordon has been set up as a precaution while specialists investigate.

Properties in the area have been evacuated and motorists are being asked to take alternative routes as there are significant traffic delays.

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