The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane

2018
59:00

2. Keeping the Show on the Road

Expired 3.0 2 x
Documentary series following the army of workers who keep the traffic flowing on one of the busiest stretches of road in Britain - where the country's longest motorway, the M6, meets four other major routes. In January 2003, on a day known as White Friday, an enormous snowstorm brought the M11 motorway to a standstill and ...
Episodes 2015
1:00:00

4. No Such Thing as an Accident

Expired 3.0 18 x
Every year in Britain there are an estimated 250,000 road traffic collisions. It is a widely held theory amongst those working on the motorway that there is no such thing as an accident - usually something or someone is to blame. This episode takes a look at the work of the Highways Agency, motorway police and other agenci...
1:00:00

1. Weight of Traffic

Expired 3.0 14 x
Documentary following the army of workers overseeing and making repairs to the M6, the UK's major arterial motorway, and local residents Jim and Alan who live just 20 metres from where the roadworks are taking place. Built more than 40 years ago, the M6 carries up to 8,000 vehicles every hour and the surface needs constant...
Episodes 2014
1:00:00

3. The Need for Speed

Expired 3.0 17 x
Documentary series following the army of workers who keep the traffic flowing on one of the busiest stretches of road in Britain - where the country's longest motorway, the M6, meets four other major routes.
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