M62 managed motorway system is causing 'paranoia', says top lawyer Nick Freeman

Mr Freeman says despite the system being in place for a year, motorists were still confused about how it works

FMG offices in Huddersfield

Huddersfield firm FMG secures deal with top insurer QBE

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Vehicle incident management firm FMG has notched up a significant contract to provide services to insurance company GBE

Banger race in the storm, Crosland Moor.

Hurricane Bertha brings torrential rain to Huddersfield

Deluge brings an inch of rain in 24 hours

Delays on M62
Traffic on M62 after accident

Jams on the M62 as lorry smashes into the central reservation near Huddersfield

Driver escapes without serious injuries as HGV jackknifes into barrier

Signs in operation for the M62 motorway fourth lane between junctions 27 and 28 during the works

M62 drivers warned of delays for THREE YEARS as improvement works planned on westbound section towards Manchester start today

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Just 10 months after the new ‘smart’ motorway was completed around Huddersfield and Brighouse, work is to start on another long stretch

Tour de France Yorkshire 2014: Councils spend £6m on road repairs ahead of Tour hitting town

Local authorities bring forward cash from future years, says Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Driver airlifted to hospital after smash on M62

Eastbound carriageway shut and drivers warned of long delays

Ainley Top roundabout night closures start from tomorrow

The next phase of work at Ainley Top will see evening and overnight road closures to enable resurfacing to be carried out

Traffic stopped as police restrain woman (circled) on bridge over M62 at Scammonden

Watch: West Yorkshire Police officers save 'distressed' woman on Scammonden bridge who halted M62 traffic

Traffic stopped as police restrain woman at infamous suicide spot

Car fire on M62 - Queuing traffic on the eastbound carriageway of the M62

Just how bad is traffic on the M62? 40% of journeys towards Leeds will be delayed

Two lengths of the busy transPennine motorway figure in the Top 20 of the most congested roads, where journeys are prone to delays

The moment a 5ft crane wheel came loose and bounced down the M62

The giant wheel came off the crane which was travelling at speed along the M62

Vehicle after crash on M62

M62 crashes sparked by drivers swerving to avoid runaway crane wheel

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Six cars involved in bizarre M62 incident - injured taken to hospital


M62 shut after car overturns between Ainley Top and Brighouse

The crash, which took place at around 1pm, closed the motorway between junction 24 Ainley Top and junction 25 Brighouse

The driver of this truck escaped unhurt when the vehicle careered off the M62 at Scammonden

Truck driver unhurt after crash on M62 at Scammonden

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A truck driver escaped unhurt when his lorry crashed on the M62 at Scammonden

FMG offices in Huddersfield

FMG secures fleet management contracts with PH Jones and Dyno-Rod

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Huddersfield-based fleet specialist FMG will supply vehicle repair management and driver development services to PH Jones and Dyno-Rod

Gantry signs on M62 near Hartshead Moor

Drivers using M62 warned of overnight closures

The Highways Agency says two lanes will be closed in both directions between junction 25 at Brighouse and 26 at Chain Bar until Friday.

High winds in Huddersfield

Services stretched to limit during Huddersfield storms - full reports, pictures and updates

Huddersfield was blasted by one of the fiercest storms it has ever endured last night

Roof ripped from swimming pool, M62 delays, trees down, power cuts: high winds hit Huddersfield

Hurricane strength gusts have ripped the roof off Salendine Nook High School swimming pool - as more than a dozen youngsters were being taught in the water

Snow storm gives Huddersfield a coating: your pictures of a strange hour

Examiner weatherman Paul Stevens said: “The heavy snow came right as predicted. Visibility was reduced to 300m with winds gusting 30mph. It created around 1cm of snow and almost blizzard-type conditions in Huddersfield.”


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