Police say they are investigating the incident to see if it was placed there with intent to cause danger to other road users.Read the full story ›
Thousands of motorists heading from the East Midlands towards London were stranded on the M1 motorway today after it was closed because of a suspicious package.
The road was shut in both directions between Northampton and Milton Keynes but has since reopened, Robert Townsend reports.
A lorry driver is due in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a crash on the M1 in which killed eight people.Read the full story ›
There are severe delays on the M1 in Derbyshire after a lorry caught fire and spilled fuel on a motorway.Read the full story ›
Fire crews are tackling a fire that has broken on a lorry on the M1 in Derbyshire. All lanes have been closed northbound at junction 29a.Read the full story ›
Car-cruisers are being reminded they could face a prison sentence if they are caught driving at excessive speeds in certain areas of the M1.Read the full story ›
Four lanes closed and very slow traffic due to accident on M1 Northbound between J27 A608 (Hucknall / Underwood) and J28 A38 (Alfreton / Mansfield).
There's slow traffic which is adding to delays from a broken down vehicle on the M1 Southbound this morning it's between J18 A5 / A428 for Rugby and J16 A45 / A4500 for Daventry.
All lanes of the M1 Southbound have now re-opened following an earlier closure to remove hanging debris from an overhead gantry. Delays are thought to be clearing.
The M1 is closed Southbound with traffic queueing. It's due to a clean up operation which is underway to remove debris thought to be hanging down from an overhead gantry between J26 A610 Nottingham and Eastwood and J25 A52 Brian Clough Way for Nottingham / Derby.
Lanes two, three and four were originally closed as a precaution due to hanging debris, however this precaution has now been extended across all lanes.