Up to 140 police officers a day could be drafted into Kent to deal with traffic congestion anticipated by the UK exiting the European Union without a deal.
A council has been criticised for painting "pointless" double yellow lines on an Essex street, which measure just 4ft in length.
Sir Mike Penning, chair of the all-party group investigating motorway safety, has said that smart motorways – which optimise the hard shoulder to reduce congestion – put the lives of recovery workers “at risk”.
Roger Lawson, from the Alliance of British Drivers, has said that “bus lanes should be banned” and that they cause traffic congestion rather than solve it.
The incident happened in Mumbai and someone passing by filmed a video of the scene
The member for Dover and Deal says the Home Office and Department of Transport "should have been prepared - we've had a nightmare on our roads"
There was motoring mayhem at the weekend as thousands of holidaymakers and truckers were left at a standstill en route to the Kent port. talkRADIO takes a look at a handful of other jeopardised journeys where progress was halted by snow, freedom, volcanoes and, well, traffic
Yesterday festival-goers were stuck in traffic queues for up to 12 hours