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Warning from police about illegally driving through puddles as woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

Police are reminding motorists that it can be illegal to drive through puddles after a woman died having been knocked over by a ‘huge wave’ caused by passing cars.

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A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue issue water safety reminders as weather warms

As the warm weather sends people in search of outdoor swimming venues and places to cool off, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) has issued a timely reminder about water safety.

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Would you challenge a parking ticket?

East Midlands drivers most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket

People in the East Midlands are the most likely in England to challenge a parking ticket, new research has found.

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Winter weather has taken a terrible toll on local roads

Council welcomes £2million boost to fix Derbyshire’s potholed roads

Derbyshire County Council has welcomed a £2m plus Government injection in its drive to fix the county’s potholes.

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Filling up has proved problematic for some officers - but not in Notts

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras in Derbyshire: How they work and how to avoid a fine

More and more average speed cameras are being installed along our roads. So how can you avoid a fine?

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A50 eastbound to remain closed as five people hospitalised in crash

A50 eastbound to remain closed as five people hospitalised in crash

The A50 eastbound between Junctions 1 and 2 is set to remain closed into the evening following a multi-vehicle collision at around lunchtime.

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Drivers advised to avoid A50 eastbound following traffic collision

Drivers advised to avoid A50 eastbound following traffic collision

Drivers are being advised to steer clear of the A50 eastbound following a multi-vehicle collision between Junctions 1 and 2.

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Learner driver

Why young motorists could be BANNED from driving at night under new driving licence changes

Young motorists may face the prospect of being banned from the roads at night under strict new licence plans.
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Residents living near St John's Church in Belper are angry at town council plans to create a private car park.

Residents ‘appalled’ by Belper Town Council response to car park plans

Residents protesting plans to restrict a Belper car park for the sole use of the town council have been left “appalled” by councillors’ response.

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Residents object to belper Town council plans to restrict access to the car park at St Johns Chapel in Belper.

Residents in row with Belper Town Council over church car park access

A row has broken out in Belper over a plan which could ban residents from a long-standing car parking area so it can be used by the town council.

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Temperatures are set to drop later in the week.

Very cold weather is about to hit Derbyshire - but DON'T warm up your car engines

We've been told for years that we should let our car warm up in cold weather before driving to work, but is this actually true?

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Police accident (stock image).

Three injured in two car crash on major Derbyshire road

Three people have been injured in a serious crash on a major Derbyshire road.

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Police accident (stock image).

Six vehicle accident closes major Derbyshire road

A major Derbyshire road has been closed in both directions after a six-vehicle accident.

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Photo: Highways Agency.

PICTURE: Car left stranded on barrier after M1 collision

A car ended up in an unusual position after colliding with a barrier on the M1 this morning.

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The M1 motorway in the East Midlands.

OFF YOUR BIKE: Cyclist spotted on M1 motorway

A cyclist who was spotted on the M1 motorway has been reprimanded by police.

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Breaking news.

BREAKING NEWS: Woman dies following M1 crash

An 86-year-old woman has died in hospital as a result of the recent multi-vehicle collision on the M1.

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The M1 in Derbyshire.

‘No fuel left’ at M1 services

A service station on the M1 has run out of fuel.

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