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Drivers have been warned to expect disruption when more beams are hoisted into place for a bridge on the route of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road.

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

Plans to create a 20mph speed zone along Gorleston High Street will click into gear next week when preparatory work starts on the project.

Shocking dash-cam footage has emerged of a road rage incident on the A140 in Norfolk where a driver performed a U-turn and then rammed head-on into another car.

Lotus continues its meticulous mission to create lightweight sports cars with heavyweight performance by launching the new Elise Sprint which sheds 41kg.

Train passengers will not be able to buy tickets from the ticket office at Great Yarmouth’s station from Monday, March 20 for the next two weeks.

Clive Harvey had a classic reason to take up driving later in life but finding and owning his MGB GT, dubbed The Yellow Peril, has not been straightforward.

A 60-year-old steam locomotive is expected to make its way through East Anglia next week on its way to a heritage railway.

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 February.

A controversial proposal to take away traffic lights from a junction along one of the main roads in and out of Norwich city centre has been put on ice.

A decision over extending the closure of junction on a city road has been put on hold - after council officers admitted they had not been aware of the strength of feeling against the move.

Angry people have urged councillors not to back the extended closure of junction on a city road.

The first of five massive beams, which will form part of a bridge carrying the Norwich Northern Distributor Road over the railway, has arrived.

A tractor driver, who was seriously injured when he collided with a train near Thetford, had been given permission to cross the track, a report has said.

At the beginning of next month major changes will radically overhaul car tax rules in Britain and some drivers could have to pay hundreds of pounds more each year to keep their car on the road.

Lings Motor Group has refurbished it Lowestoft headquarters to bring its newest brand, Hyundai, into the showroom complex.

Drivers have been warned that they are likely to face disruption this week - when huge steel beams for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road are brought into the county.

Work has started on felling a number of tress on the A11 which were damaged by Storm Doris.

People planning to travel into Norwich using the A11 on Sunday are being warned there could be delays in the area as a number of trees damaged by Storm Doris are removed.

A Cromer car park may be mischarging users after a member of the public received a fine for parking even though they were unable to get a ticket from the machine.

Ford has announced pricing for the all-new Fiesta, and the cost of entry has been reduced.

Two owners who have entered their Mazda MX-5 into a race series, after taking part in the Mission Motorsport Race of Remembrance charity event, are hoping to find a team sponsor.

Suffolk has one of the higest numbers of substandard bridges in the country it has been revealed today.

A leading provider of independent and expert design advice has been brought in to work with Suffolk County Council on Lowestoft’s third crossing.

Rail passengers are facing disruption on the Norwich to London line today.

Sales staff Vauxhall franchise Thurlow Nunn’s Norwich dealership in Mile Cross Lane have achieved outstanding results in a national customer satisfaction survey.

Drivers have been warned that they are likely to face disruption next week - when huge steel beams for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road are brought into the county.

Drivers have been warned that they are likely to face disruption next week - when huge steel beams for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road are brought into the county.

Suffolk County Council’s Labour councillors have raised concerns over funding for the third crossing in Lowestoft.

Mike Healey’s was broken hearted when his first car, a 1935 Morris 8, came to a sorry end in a confrontation with a tree.

Motorists should expect delays on the A47 between Hockering and Easton from tonight (Wednesday, March 8) as roadworks start on repairing the road surface at various sections.

Drivers on the A47 had faced delays this morning because of a broken down lorry.

Work to renumber a stretch of the A12 as the A47 to create a continuous trunk road has finished ahead of schedule.

Peugeot’s new 3008 sport utility vehicle is on a winning streak, adding the prestigious European Car of the Year title to its trophy cabinet.

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 January.

It’s showtime in Geneva with the cream of the new motoring crop vying for attention. Motoring editor Andy Russell picks out some of his star cars and eye-catching updates.

When a father from Norwich pulled his car over for three minutes to tend to his daughter after she had been sick over herself, he did not expect to be handed a £60 parking fine.

Motorists are being warned of delays and diversions being put in place due to road resurfacing work on the A149.

Part of a road in Hellesdon has been shut for three months, so a footpath can be fixed.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision on the A47 at Trowse.

Inconsiderate parking and the destruction of grass verges by drivers has prompted one parish council to appeal to Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner.

Mick Cook switched from two wheels to four with a 1959 Austin A35 van but then he had to pass his driving test.

Buy new car now or choose pre-reg to beat VED changes, says Simon Gray, managing director of Credo Asset Finance.

Questionnaires are being sent out to addresses within a 300m radius of the Lowestoft Third Crossing project.

Motor dealer NMG’s support helped Wroxham Bure Valley Rotary Club raise £8,600 for three deserving charities.

The John Grose Kia dealership’s outstanding customer care has been recognised with an award from Kia UK.

The UK has hit lower CO2 emissions targets for the 19th year but changing buying habits and tax changes is going to make it harder in future.

John Grose’s Kia and Ford franchises at Lowestoft have won an award for their customer service from the Motability Car Scheme.

This time of year can be far from ‘paw-fect’ for keeping your car clean if you carry dirty dogs, muddy mutts and horrible hounds. This Nissan canine concept car could be your pooch paradise.

Work will begin on the A143 in Fritton, near Great Yarmouth, on March 13 to construct a right turn lane access for the planned Fritton Lake Resort.

Irresponsible motorists speeding through Lakenheath have led to the setting up of a community speedwatch group.

The penalties for using a hand-held device while driving will become a lot more costly as of today, but do you know what the laws are?

A main road leading into Norwich has been closed - because a tree damaged by Storm Doris needs to be hauled out of a garden.

Road users will face delays on a major Wymondham road for the next 16 weeks due to sewer works.

Traffic gridlock outside three schools in Toftwood has caused angry confrontations between motorists.

Coastal residents in parts of Suffolk and Essex have been advised to make preparations for possible flooding this afternoon and into tonight.

A £1.63m investment is to be made to replace a Hales junction which has the worst accident record for a main road in Norfolk.

Part of a road in Hellesdon is to close for three months, so a footpath can be fixed.

The top UK Car of the Year title went to the luxurious Mercedes-Benz E-Class which showcases a wealth of innovative technology.

Hall Lane in Drayton will be closed in two phases from today as work continues on the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR).

The road has now been cleared following a three-vehicle collision near the McDonald’s roundabout at Gillingham.

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