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DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.

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Roadworks.

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Gritter.

We do our best: council responds to gritting complaints

The county council has defended its winter gritting programme following a spate of crashes over Christmas and New Year.

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Communications manager Lincs Road Safety Partnership John Siddle.

New report reveals casualty rates in parts of Lincoilnshire are among worst in the country

A new report has revealed the road casualty rates on some of our county’s roads are among the worst in the country.

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Road accident news.

BREAKING: Serious crash closes A52 in both directions

The A52 between Boston and Skegness is closed in both directions this morning, Thursday, following a serious crash near Wrangle.

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Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

With a wintry January forecast, police driving experts are advising motorists to take extra precautions, with the following specific advice for driving in icy conditions.

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Coun Richard Davies ANL-170201-135021001

Road deaths in Lincolnshire for 2016 at highest for a decade

Almost a dozen deaths on roads in south-east Lincolnshire have contributed to the highest number of fatalities in the county for a decade, new figures have shown.

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Safe Drive Stay Alive. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Boston and Skegness has one of the UK’s highest road casualty rates 2016 data shows

The road casualty rate for residents of Boston and Skegness are the fourth highest of any UK parliamentary constituency

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Drive for Justice.

‘Phone-driving is the hidden killer’ Parliament told - as Drive For Justice campaign recognised

People who drive while using their mobile phones are as dangerous as drink-drivers or motorists under the influence of drugs.

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DASHCAM FOOTAGE shows shocking lack of concentration paid by lorry driver who killed Lincolnshire couple

DASHCAM FOOTAGE shows shocking lack of concentration paid by lorry driver who killed Lincolnshire couple

The heartbroken daughter of a Woodhall Spa couple killed in an horrific car crash almost 12 months ago has spoken of her anguish and admitted: “My life will never be the same again.”

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Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers.

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Rail transport news.

East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season EMN-161118-105407001

Blessing of county’s gritters

Gritters in Lincolnshire have once again been given a blessing ahead of the winter season.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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