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Work is under way on a traffic shake-up which will bring 13 weeks of disruption on the edge of Norwich.

Buses will serve Great Yarmouth train station again this summer, for the fourth year running.

Trains to and from Lowestoft are being delayed because of a fault with a river swing bridge.

A replacement bus service will run between North Walsham and Cromer due to signalling problems and disruption is expected to last until 10am.

Summer 1964 was really special for Stuart Wallis and his Ford EB60 Special until his pride and joy was written off by a van

Drivers travelling to and from Essex and London this weekend are set to face disruption due to engineering work on the A12.

Tailgating has been rated the most irritating driving habit by UK motorists.

A string of road closures are looming because of the continuing work on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

Drivers are facing a summer of disruption because of work on part of Norwich’s ring road, which council bosses say will bring improvements for cyclists, pedestrians and bus users.

A raft of changes to bus services in Norwich have been made by operator First.

Carol Baiey’s first car, a Ford Prefect, was full of character and fun but all good things come to an end... in this case the MOT test.

Disruption is expected to continue until Friday as part of gas works in Great Yarmouth.

Two villages face further traffic disruption after Anglian Water extended the amount of time it needs to carry out improvements work.

Rail passengers are facing delays on the Norwich to London train line.

With drivers increasing tempted to use hand-held smartphones, Nissan has turned to an 1830s invention to combat this modern problem with its Signal Shield concept.

Drivers have been warned to brace themselves for 13 weeks of disruption when work begins on a traffic shake-up on the edge of Norwich.

The average speed cameras on the A12 Suffolk/Essex border are in the top five for earning speed fines in the country according to new figures.

A car stopped by police was found to be fitted with flashing blue lights.

There’s good news and bad news for drivers disrupted by work on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

Two men have been taken to hospital, one with “potentially life-threatening injuries”, after a serious crash in west Suffolk this morning, police have said.

My first car was a 1961 Ford Classic with the 1,340cc engine which I purchased in 1968 after returning from Germany.

The A12 at Copdock has reopened after a lorry containing 11 tonnes of scrap metal caught fire today - closing the road for more than 10 hours.

Jeep has released a special edition Renegade Tough Mudder. To celebrate, Jack Evans was invited to undertake the type of course that inspired its name – from behind the wheel.

Drivers whose journeys have been disrupted because of work related to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road have been handed some good news.

Commuters are facing trouble on the region’s roads this morning, as tailbacks and temporary traffic lights not working cause issues.

The revamp of Norwich’s All Saints Green is in its final phase - but a city road will have to be shut later this month for work to continue.

Preparatory work for a £1.6m scheme to replace a roundabout on Norwich’s ring road will cause drivers disruption next week.

To celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s heroic Trans-Antarctic expedition, Hyundai and his great grandson made history with the first crossing of the coldest and driest continent on Earth by car.

A motorist who performed a U-turn and then rammed head-on into another car on the A140 will face no further action after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) reviewed the case.

Motorists are advised to expect delays on Norfolk roads on Thursday, April 27 as an abnormal load is moved through the county.

Drivers have been warned to expect delays on the A1151 Wroxham Road because of work on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

Peter Alder’s first set of wheels were pedal power, not horsepower, as a child but set him on his way to nearly two million miles of motoring.

A swan which had been causing disruption for motorists on the A47 has been removed after police set up a rolling road block.

Adjustments have been made to a Drayton road after concerns that recent changes were to blame for five crashes in three weeks.

Norfolk Police have warned drivers that an abnormal load could cause delays as it is transported through the county this week.

Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5.

Aerial footage taken by two Norfolk pilots of the Northern Distributor Road (NDR) in Norwich shows the development of the new road since the pair shot their last video in March.

From next week speeding fines are set to dramatically rise in an attempt to deter drivers from breaking speed limits.

New gates have been put in place to improve safety at Halesworth train station.

The final phase of improvement work at the Cherry Tree car park in Dereham will begin on May 2.

Paul Barkshire has gone from non-runner to marathon runner and is taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday for Children with Cancer UK.

Concerned councillors will highlight their case for traffic calming technology in a bid to stop speeding in a Norwich suburb to a police leader.

Train passengers travelling to Sheringham and Cromer from Norwich today will have to use a replacement bus service.

Police have warned drivers on the A47 to take extra care because of a water hazard.

Taxpayers will not have to foot the bill for the work to fix a problematic Norwich city centre road scheme - despite mystery still surrounding just what went wrong.

There are long queues in Great Yarmouth after a set of traffic lights failed earlier.

Drivers have been given an Easter reprieve from road closures and temporary traffic lights because of work on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road - but Reepham Road will shut for three weeks after the break.

Janet Lucas was glad when husband Ted passed his car test as it meant that, when they needed to reverse, she no longer had to push their bubble car backwards.

More than 320 miles of Norfolk roads will be re-surfaced this year as part of a £10.4m works programme.

Stuart Seaman’s Renault Dauphine may have been rated as one of the worst 50 cars ever but he loved it.

The first of ten massive beams, which will form part of a bridge carrying the Norwich Northern Distributor Road over the railway, were put into place this morning.

The B1149 Holt Road will be closed south of Horsford for four days from tomorrow to allow completion of the new Drayton Lane roundabout as part of the Northern Distributor Road project.

Members of two Norfolk car clubs showed off their prized classic vehicles and painstaking restoration projects at a national show.

Desira Group has explained why taking over the Lowestoft site of M R King and Sons was a natural fit to grow the family business.

Drivers and train passengers have been warned to brace themselves for disruption this weekend, when massive beams for a bridge to carry the Northern Distributor Road will be lifted into place.

Residents of Hockering, near Dereham, are today learning more about plans to dual the A47, which many fear could destroy their village.

Department for Transport figures revealed that “uncorrected, defective eyesight” was a contributory factor in 232 reported injury-causing road accidents in 2015, 10 of them fatal.

John Grose is celebrating more success in the national Motability dealer awards which recognise outstanding customer service.

Work has started again on a problematic Norwich city centre road scheme - more than 12 months after the junction was initially closed.

New car registrations last month smashed sales record as buyers looked to beat the new annual car tax rates introduced on April 1.

Greater Anglia train passengers will need to check before travelling this Easter because of Bank Holiday timetable changes and engineering work.

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