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Lorry driver rescued by Lincolnshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner wielding a hammer and fellow motorist using a false leg after Storm Doris wreaks havoc on county roads

A lorry driver who lost control in the strong winds was rescued from his cab – by the passing Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire.

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A Pakistan International Airlines plane at Stansted Airport after being intercepted by the RAF after reports of a disruptive passenger onboard. pa-news-20170207-163505-air_stan

UPDATE: Man charged with fraud after RAF Coningsby jets escort Pakistani passenger flight to Stansted

A man who was arrested after a passenger flight was escorted to Stansted Airport by RAF Coningsby fighter jets has been charged with fraud, Scotland Yard said.

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UPDATE: A158 reopens after fatal collision between pedestrian and lorry

A collision between a lorry and a pedestrian which has killed a young man closed the A158 causing major delays for commuters heading into Lincoln today, Friday February 3.

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Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road patrols could be given the power to fine motorists breaking the law under a proposed policy from the Government.

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Emergency services are at the scene of the crash

UPDATED: Power lines collapse closing stretch of A157 between Wragby and Louth

A stretch of the A157 between Wragby and Louth was closed this morning, Thursday January 19, after power lines came down across the carriageway.

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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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Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

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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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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UPDATE: Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in crash at Brinkley

UPDATE: Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in crash at Brinkley

A man has died following a collision on the B1052 near Brinkley yesterday (January 4) afternoon.

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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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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

Louth and Horncastle has one of the UK’s highest road casualty rates 2016 data shows

The road casualty rate for residents of Louth and Horncastle are the sixth highest of any UK parliamentary constituency

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Road closed.

Fuel spill shuts B1225 Caistor High Street - road to remain closed until Thursday

A fuel spillage has closed part of the B1225, Caistor High Street, and will cause delays in coming days.

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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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Woman suffers head injuries after car overturns in Haverhill

A woman was taken to hospital after a car overturned in Haverhiil in the early hours of this morning.

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