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Driver deer warning

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 […]

Man, 42, dies in A75 crash

A MAN has died after a road crash on the A75 in Dumfries at the weekend.

Storm danger warning

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.

Storm Ali arrives

ROADS are blocked across the region and electricity is off in some places after Storm Ali hit, bringing down trees and causing motoring chaos.

Deadly roads

DUMFRIES and Galloway is the ninth deadliest area in the UK when it comes to fatal road accidents.

A75 crash victim named

THE man who died following a road collision on the A75 early last Saturday morning has been named.

Bottle thrown from car

POLICE have condemned a ‘reckless’ motorist who threw a bottle from his vehicle.

A75 lorry crash

IT’S A go slow on the A75 after a lorry crashed at Kinmount near Annan.

A75 work detour HGVs stranded

RECOVERY crews were called out after heavy lorries became stranded on a side-road during a major road project near Annan this weekend.

Potholes on parade

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.

Snow day #2: UPDATED

AN amber warning for snow has been extended in the east of the region until 10 am on Friday.

UPDATE: Accidents spate as winter grips region’s roads

THERE was a spate of accidents on the region’s roads this morning after frost on wet roads left slippy surfaces.

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Speed measures for Springholm

AN innovative new traffic management system is to be installed at Springholm village on the A75 in a bid to stop speeding vehicles.

A75 drivers on deer alert

STRETCHES of the A75 have been identified as a deer hotspot, with drivers warned to take care for the wildlife.

A75 among UK’s most haunted roads

A STRETCH of the A75 just outside Annan has been named one of the top five haunted roads in the UK.

Vehicle fire closes A75

A COMBINE harvester fire on the A75 near Annan this morning closed the road in both directions.

Collin bypass to close for 11 nights

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.

Driver hurt in lorry crash

A LORRY driver was taken to hospital after his vehicle left the road and crashed into trees on the A75 in Nithsdale this morning.

Car chase motorist jailed

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.

UPDATE: A75 crash victims named

A MAN and a woman who died following a crash between two cars in the Newton Stewart area have been named.

Woman dies after bypass crash

A WOMAN who was injured in a crash on the Dumfries bypass has died, it was announced today.

Progress hinted in A75 bypass campaign

A BYPASS for Springholm and Crocketford could be moving closer to a reality — with claims the Scottish Government are ‘ready to help.’

Woman, 66, in serious condition after crash

A WOMAN from Lockerbie is in a serious condition in a Glasgow hospital following yesterday’s crash on the bypass at Dumfries.

UPDATE: one hurt in bypass crash

ONE person has been seriously injured in a crash which has closed the A75 bypass at Dumfries today.

Witness plea after A75 crash

WITNESSES are being sought after a three vehicle accident on the A75 on Monday morning.

A75 road rage reported

A VAN driver was left shocked after a road rage incident on the A75 last night.

Three-vehicle crash closes A75

A CAR driver was taken to hospital early on Monday morning after a crash on the A75 Gretna – Stranraer trunk road.

Man, 83, dies after A75 crash

A MAN from Dumfries has died following a car crash on the Annan bypass on Sunday morning.

Three hurt in Annan by-pass crash

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.

Man dies in A75 crash

A MAN has died following a crash on the A75 near Kirkcudbright this morning.

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