Interactive map: Where to watch Today’s East Coast Truckers Children’s Convoy in Norfolk

Ahead of Today's charity convoy, we reveal the best and safest spots from which to watch the action.

The East Coast Truckers will today be taking part in the charity's annual children's convoy fundraiser.

Thousands of spectators are expected to line the route along the A47 and A12 to watch the convoy on its way to Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft.

For an interactive map of the route and where you can watch the convoy, click the link at the top right of this story.

Share your pictures of the convoy by emailing them to newsdesk@archant.co.uk, upload them at www.iWitness24.co.uk or Tweet them using the hashtag #eastcoasttruckers.

To ensure the safety of the crowds and the drivers and passengers in the dozens of trucks, organisers have released details of the following safe vantage points.

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1. A47 Blofield Little Chef – This is an ideal spot though the car park is private property.

2. A47 Bridge over at Blofield and Acle – These locations are recommended, though spectators with cars are asked not to impede passing traffic.

3. A47 layby opposite the White Horse pub – On the wide grass verge.

4. Acle roundabout and garage – Wide grass verge with roadside barriers. Possible permission at fire station.

Acle straight cannot be recommended. Any laybys are too narrow for public safety.

5. Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth – Large grass area well back from the road.

6. A12 Gapton and Harfreys roundabouts – Footpaths and barriers for protection.

7. A12 bridge near Harfreys roundabout – Ideal spot.

8. A12 – Area around Hospital paths.

9. A12 Blundeston roundabout – Grass area back from the road.

10. A12 Corton roundabout – Northbound side. Large grass area.

11. A12 Corton/Lowestoft roundabouts – Grass areas with some barriers.

The above locations are also suitable for the evening return journey, along with the bridge over the A47 at Postwick and two laybys set back from the road.

Organisers have also reminded spectators not to block slip roads on and off main roads.

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