Rivers and lakes across Europe are suffering from low water levels, affecting transport, electricity production, wildlife and farming. Now, traffic on the Rhine has been blocked by a ship's engine failure.
6 Dec 2021
Disrespect for traffic rules causes many road accidents in Angola. In Bengo province, a group of young men have use whistles on the streets to alert drivers to traffic violations. It's a complicated job.
30 Nov 2021
After 11 months it was closed to traffic, the Toyota-Murtala Mohammed Airport Road link bridge has opened to traffic. Repair works commenced on the damaged bridge after six months of closure and it was meant to open to traffic by the end of September but the government further delayed reopening to carry out additional work.
8 Oct 2021
Insulate Britain protesters have repeatedly blocked traffic, sometimes gluing themselves to highways, despite court orders to steer clear of key roads. The interior minister wants "loopholes" closed to allow prosecution.
5 Aug 2021
The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway for repair work on the Airport Flyover Bridge by the Federal Ministry of Works from August 9 to October 3, 2021. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, explained that the Oshodi-bound lane would be barred from vehicular movement from midnight on 9th August 2021 and reopened partially on the midnight of 14th August 2021 for the first phase of repairs.
12 Jun 2021
The Nigerian Ports Authority and the Lagos State Government have explored ways to tackle traffic gridlock at Lagos Port.
31 Mar 2021
The giant container ship MV Ever Given was refloated and the Suez Canal reopened, sparking relief almost a week after the huge container ship got stuck during a sandstorm and blocked a major artery for global trade.
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18 Jan 2021
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29 Dec 2020
Milan wakes up to a thick 15 centimetre layer of snow covering the city. The main roads have been cleared by municipal vehicles but many secondary roads remain covered and the main trams heading towards the city centre have stopped. In the Villapizzone district, west of the city, the snow is causing traffic problems.
16 Jul 2020
Tolulope Arotile, the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force, died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna.
23 Jun 2020
Traffic is back on the streets of Riyadh, and restaurants and hair salons have reopened as Saudi Arabia lifts its coronavirus curfew. Saudi Arabia has been the hardest-hit Gulf state during the pandemic, with over 150,000 confirmed cases.
7 May 2020
A police officer in the western US state of Utah was stunned after stopping what he thought was an impaired driver on a highway only to find a 5-year-old behind the wheel. The Utah Highway Patrol says the boy told the trooper who pulled him over on Monday that he left home, with only three dollars in his wallet, following an argument with his mother who had refused to buy him a Lamborghini. In a dash-cam video of the incident released by the department, the SUV the boy was driving is seen weaving across the freeway as other vehicles and trucks speed by. The car then pulls over to the left side of the highway after the trooper activates his siren.