Post Tagged with: “Cars”

Public to be invited to discuss Leeds air quality problem at Q&A event

Car pollution 
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By Adele Lyth Professionals and politicians will be discussing air pollution in Leeds at a Q&A event next month. Figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows Leeds has the worst air quality in Yorkshire, with high levels of pollution contributing to a range of health problems including asthma and heart disease. Leeds City Council is investing £40 million in […]

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8 months of road works to cause delays for drivers at Bradford Road roundabout

8 months of road works to cause delays for drivers at Bradford Road roundabout

A roundabout between Bradford and Leeds will close for major construction work this summer which will continue until March 2015. Construction on the A647 at Thornbury Barracks Roundabout has been approved in the hope it will reduce congestion levels at the junction and improve accessibility. The proposals for the roundabout include a reconfiguration of lanes, upgrading existing bus stops, creating […]

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Leeds M1 motorway worst in UK for tailgating

The M1 at A1M to J47 southbound, Leeds.

By Joseph Keith A West Yorkshire motorway has been revealed as having the highest volume of tailgating vehicles in England, according to a study compiled by Direct Line. The stretch of motorway – where the M1 and A1M meet at J47 southbound near Leeds – sees tens of thousands of vehicles travelling along it every day. Tailgating, or close following, […]

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