DRIVERS across Dumfries and Galloway are being advised to look out for deer crossing the roads as the evenings draw in. The deer rutting season is at its peak and Scotland TranServ has identified the A701 Beattock to St Ann’s and wooded areas of the A75 as potential local hotspots for deer strikes. Their senior […]
A MAN has died after a road crash on the A75 in Dumfries at the weekend.
STORM Ali poses a danger to life, police have warned today, and called on the public to avoid travelling due to the weather chaos across the region.
ROADS are blocked across the region and electricity is off in some places after Storm Ali hit, bringing down trees and causing motoring chaos.
DUMFRIES and Galloway is the ninth deadliest area in the UK when it comes to fatal road accidents.
THE man who died following a road collision on the A75 early last Saturday morning has been named.
POLICE have condemned a ‘reckless’ motorist who threw a bottle from his vehicle.
IT’S A go slow on the A75 after a lorry crashed at Kinmount near Annan.
RECOVERY crews were called out after heavy lorries became stranded on a side-road during a major road project near Annan this weekend.
TODAY is the 4th National Pothole Day across the UK and readers have been sending in their snaps of some of the ‘best’ craters in Dumfries and Galloway.
AN amber warning for snow has been extended in the east of the region until 10 am on Friday.
THERE was a spate of accidents on the region’s roads this morning after frost on wet roads left slippy surfaces.
AN innovative new traffic management system is to be installed at Springholm village on the A75 in a bid to stop speeding vehicles.
STRETCHES of the A75 have been identified as a deer hotspot, with drivers warned to take care for the wildlife.
A STRETCH of the A75 just outside Annan has been named one of the top five haunted roads in the UK.
A COMBINE harvester fire on the A75 near Annan this morning closed the road in both directions.
THE westbound carriageway of the Collin bypass will be closed for 11 nights from next week as a major re-surfacing programme is carried out.
A LORRY driver was taken to hospital after his vehicle left the road and crashed into trees on the A75 in Nithsdale this morning.
A MOTORIST with a “horrendous” driving record, who led police on two car chases within a matter of weeks, has been jailed for five months.
A MAN and a woman who died following a crash between two cars in the Newton Stewart area have been named.
A WOMAN who was injured in a crash on the Dumfries bypass has died, it was announced today.
A BYPASS for Springholm and Crocketford could be moving closer to a reality — with claims the Scottish Government are ‘ready to help.’
A WOMAN from Lockerbie is in a serious condition in a Glasgow hospital following yesterday’s crash on the bypass at Dumfries.
ONE person has been seriously injured in a crash which has closed the A75 bypass at Dumfries today.
WITNESSES are being sought after a three vehicle accident on the A75 on Monday morning.
A VAN driver was left shocked after a road rage incident on the A75 last night.
A CAR driver was taken to hospital early on Monday morning after a crash on the A75 Gretna – Stranraer trunk road.
A MAN from Dumfries has died following a car crash on the Annan bypass on Sunday morning.
TWO DRIVERS and a passenger were injured on Sunday morning in a two-vehicle accident on the A75 trunk road, near the east slip road to Annan.
A MAN has died following a crash on the A75 near Kirkcudbright this morning.