It's promising to be one of the busiest weekends of the year on the region's roads, as the school summer holidays get underway. Industry leaders say they've seen a drop in bookings over the last couple of months compared to previous years but they're hoping sunny summer weather will help boost bookings.
After a number of serious accidents in recent weeks there are plans to try to improve the A361 North Devon Link Road.
Two women died last month on the same day that another five were badly injured in a separate collision. Devon County Council will this week begin investigating the cost of building extra overtaking lanes and improving roundabouts and notorious junctions.
Drivers are being urged to make sure they are prepared for the winter. The Highways Agency wants everyone to have things like a blanket and thermos flask in their car, as well as making sure tyres are in a good condition.
Meanwhile councils in the region say they are well prepared for the winter, with most reporting an increase in their grit and salt supplies.
The A386 is closed Southbound in Devon due to accident involving four vehicles between the Derriford Roundabout and George Junction.
The eastbound carriageway of the A30 near to the Fraddon exit is closed due to a fatal road traffic collision.
Now, to an issue we know many of you care deeply about - potholes.
We've been asking for your thoughts and comments on the issue and you've not held back.
Here's Ian Axton:
Potholes are one of those things which really get motorists hot under the collar, so you won't be surprised to hear that when we appealed for you to get in touch with your own horror stories, we were inundated.
The recent cold snap has made the situation on many roads much worse. Jonathan Gibson has been taking a look at a few of the ones you've highlighted:
Thanks to everyone who's got in touch with us so far on this issue - some amazing images and tales. It's been such a talking point that we've decided to try to find the worst pothole in the West Country.
If you've got any photos of potholes near you then we'd love to see them. You can either email them to us - that's firstname.lastname@example.org - Tweet them to us or post them on our Facebook page.
Torbay's Mayor Gordon Oliver has written to the Government appealing for more cash to tackle the council's growing road maintenance backlog.
A train was evacuated at Upwey train station this morning after a fire in one of the carriages.
The Strand is closed both ways near the New Road junction, because of emergency repairs. There is a diversion in operation.