It's been one of the busiest days of the year on the roads and on airlines, as thousands began their Christmas getaway - either in the UK or to sunnier places.
This morning a number of roads across the region had long tailbacks. But, elsewhere this year there has been little disruption, or at least so far.
You can see the full report from Dan Ashby below.
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