Lincolnshire’s gritters drive the equivalent of to the South Pole and back to keep roads safe

Despite a catalogue of minor and more serious collision on Lincolnshire’s roads in recent days due to ice and snow, the county council says its gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back.

Snow in the Wolds today. Photo: Horncastle Police

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters gear up for weekend of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures forecast over the next few days, the county’s gritters are ready to roll.

MISSED:  Zak Zanelli

Tributes paid to man killed in A52 crash near Chapel St Leonards

Tributes have been paid to a young man with a "great sense of humour" in a "really good place in his life" who was killed in a crash on the A52 yesterday.

The scene of the crash on the A52

Police seek driver of dark coloured vehicle after fatal crash on A52 near Chapel St Leonards

Police are appealing for a driver of a dark coloured vehicle to get in touch after a crash in which a young man died yesterday.

Gritters are ready for action today after the firstsnowfall on the Wolds in Lincolnshire. EMN-171130-124221001

Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Driver dies after leaving vehicle and falling into dyke following collision

A man has died after falling into a dyke following a collision in Eastville last night (Tuesday).

The scene of the road closure which remains in place

Young man killed after crash near Chapel St Leonards - road remains closed

A man has died following a two vehicle crash near Chapel St Leonards today.
The scene of the road closure on the A52 this morning

Motorists urged to avoid A52 near Chapel St Leonards after very serious crash

A very serious crash has closed part of the A52 near Chapel St Leonards this morning, Wednesday November 29.
East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Statistics as part of Road Safety Week

As part of their road safety week (Monday, November 20, to Sunday, November 26) the charity Brake have released research findings into the impact of road collisions.

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

What behaviour do you find most annoying when on the road?

REVEALED: The most irritating driving habits that bug motorists, according to you

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Serious crash closes A52 between Boston and Skegness

A serious crash involving a lorry, a van and a car has shut the A52 between Boston and Skegness in both directions this afternoon, Monday November 13.

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Jones at the launch of his road safety summit. EMN-170311-143112001

Pioneering road safety summit kicks off in Lincolnshire

A road safety summit has been taking place today (Friday) called by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner in a bid to reduce the carnage on Lincolnshire’s roads.

Residents may be trained to use speed guns in a new road safety initiative to be launched on Friday. EMN-171031-091600001

Lincolnshire residents to be offered speed guns in new drive to curb road deaths

Residents across the county will be offered special training and radar guns in a new initiative designed to improve road safety in Lincolnshire.


VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.


VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

The interior of Skidbrooke Church. Photo by Pete Creasy

Lincolnshire’s Top 8 terrifying and bizarre paranormal cases

From ghost sightings and ‘demonic’ hauntings to UFOs caught on military radar - Lincolnshire has been a hotbed of all things paranormal over the years.

Supporters of the Lincolnshire Road Victims Memorial at the site near Boston.

Memorial dream for road accident victims coming true

After attracting more than £30,000 in financial support in a little over a year, the dream of a memorial garden for people who have lost a loved one on Lincolnshire’s roads is becoming a reality.

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