WITH as many as 40,000 cars sailing past Lockerbie on the motorway every day, a local bistro owner has now started a campaign to steer them into town.
AN amber warning for snow has been extended in the east of the region until 10 am on Friday.
PARTS of the region have experienced “the harshest weather” in decades this week – and there’s warnings of more snow to come overnight.
A PLEA for dash cam footage has been issued by police in Lockerbie on the hunt for a speeding BMW driver.
THE passenger of a car which was involved in a motorway crash yesterday afternoon has died in a Glasgow hospital.
THE SOUTH-BOUND carriageway of the M74 remained closed in Dumfriesshire on Wednesday night following a serious accident.
A MAN has died following a two-vehicle crash which closed southbound lanes of the A74 (M) near Lockerbie this morning.
A CRASH between a car and a lorry on the A74 motorway this morning has left a 54-year-old man needing treatment for ‘serious injuries’.
THERE was an alert on the M74 in Dumfriesshire late on Thursday night amidst fears a car was travelling the wrong way.
AN overturned HGV caused traffic chaos on the motorway in upper Annandale this morning.
A TIP off to police led to the seizure of cocaine with a street value of up to £68,000 from a car on the M74 near Ecclefechan.
A MOTORIST has been accused in court of driving in excess of 156 mph on the M74 near Gretna after failing to stop when signalled by a pursuing police car.
THERE was an alert on the M74 in Dumfriesshire on Monday after an elderly man was spotted walking on the motorway hard shoulder.
THERE were long delays on the M74 near Beattock Summit on Friday evening after a man lost his life in an accident.
DRUGS with an estimated street value of about £28,000 were seized after a car was stopped on the M74 near Lockerbie yesterday.
A MAN who died as a result of an incident on the M74/M6 near Gretna was named by police on Thursday evening.
A MAN died after an accident on the northbound carriageway of the M74 at Lockerbie on Wednesday night.
A MAN and a woman from Bradford will appear in court at Dumfries tomorrow after police found £41,000 worth of hard drugs in a car on the M74.
EMERGENCY services were called to a fire involving a lorry on the M74 in south Lanarkshire on Friday morning.