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Workers tarmac round car in ‘Laurel and Hardy’ job on Sunderland street

Residents are being driven round the bend over a ‘horrendous’ resurfacing job in a Sunderland street.

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Traffic is diverted off the A19 northbound following a collision.

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

More should be done to enforce the laws of the road says an MP leading a call for the Government to launch an inquiry to make the A19 safer.

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Traffic is diverted off the A19 northbound following a collision.

Have you signed our A19 petition yet calling for a safety probe?

Hundreds of people have signed our petition calling for an inquiry into safety on the A19.

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Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19 following an incident around the Hylton Bridge.

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

More should be done to enforce the laws of the road says an MP leading a call for the Government to launch an inquiry to make the A19 safer.

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The scene of a crash on the A19 near Seaham on Thursday, which involved six vehicles.

Council backs Sunderland Echo Safe A19 campaign

Backing has been given to our drive to make the A19 a safer road and helps our businesses thrive.

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Drivers warned about abnormal load on A1 and A19 tonight

Drivers have been warned about an abnormal load which will be travelling along parts of the A1 and A19 tonight.

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Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing takes another big step closer to completion

Sunderland’s ‘phenomenal’ New Wear Crossing has taken a big step closer to completion after some of its major features were added to the structure.

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Sunderland Metro services back running - but with delays

Metro services are back running in Sunderland, but with some delays.
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Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Top police officer backs our campaign to improve A19 road safety

Police are backing our campaign calling for the Government to improve road safety on the A19.

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Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

An airline is demanding UK airports limit the amount passengers can drink before boarding flights.

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Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year. Picture: PA.

Rail fares 'have risen twice as much as wages since 2010'

Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year.
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Queuing traffic on the A19.

'The A19 is a death gauntlet' - hundreds back our campaign to improve road safety

Hundreds of people are already backing a campaign calling for a Government enquiry into road safety on the A19.
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It is hoped an inquiry would look at how the A19 can be made safer.

Traffic cops issue vital driving advice to coincide with Echo’s Safe A19 campaign

Traffic cops have issued vital driving advice to coincide with our campaign calling on the Government to improve road safety on the A19.

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The Great North Air Ambulance helicopter at the scene of the accident.Pic: GNAAS.

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with a tractor

A cyclist had to be airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after being in collision with a tractor

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Safe A19: What our campaign is about and how you can help

Safe A19: What our campaign is about and how you can help

Fed up of being stuck in a jam or involved in near-misses? Here is your chance to press the Government for action on the A19.

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Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19 following an incident around the Hylton Bridge.

Echo campaign calls for Government inquiry into A19 safety after spate of crashes

Today we are launching a new campaign calling on the Government to launch an inquiry into safety on the A19.

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Junction 19 of the M62 at Heywood, Greater Manchester, where a man fell from a motorway bridge. Credit: Google.

Sunderland fans heading to Bury game warned of huge tailbacks on M1 and M62

Sunderland fans heading to this evening's Bury game are warned of huge tailbacks on the M1 and M62.

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The scene of a crash on the A19 near Murton.

A19 reopens after six-vehicle rush-hour smash closed road

The A19 has reopened after a six-vehicle rush-hour smash closed the road this morning.
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The A690 at Middle Rainton. Credit: Google.

Pair taken to hospital after A690 U-turn smash

Two people were taken to hospital after two cars collided on the A690.
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The A19 has been closed northbound between Seaham and the A690. Credit: Google

Emergency services on scene after crash closes part of A19

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash which has closed part of the A19.

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