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    Default Worst commute of the week?

    Motorway bump with a lorry…..

    On the M606 slip road to the M62 on Monday afternoon – left work at 2:30 for a 4pm dentist visit.

    The M62 turned out to be closed until 7:30pm a few junctions along.

    Meant stop start traffic.

    Lorry did not see me as my car was joining, so went into the side of me.

    Thankfully I was stationery, and he said ‘Sorry I did not see you’ – he was in a hired cab and not familiar with it, so complete liability accepted.

    Thankfully got a loan car, but really not a happy person – there is something wrong about driving a car full of repaired panels and body filler, but merficully no injuries.

    Got home at 9pm by the time the motorway re-opened.

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    M3 Closed.
    M25 in turmoil.

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    We've got about 14 inches of snow now and it hasn't stopped snowing for over a week and the roads are all open and traffic moving.

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    Took me 5 hours to get home from London last night, including a 3 hour walk as the line was blocked by several broken down trains. Who said working in an office meant you got no exercise??!
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    Dunno what all the fuss is about.
    I left home at my usual time and even got back early!!
    However, I didn't actually make it into the office having spent the past 7 hours sat in tailbacks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilmslow View Post

    Thankfully I was stationery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    We've got about 14 inches of snow now and it hasn't stopped snowing for over a week and the roads are all open and traffic moving.

    Southern poofs.


    WHS. I had to leave my car stranded on a hill trying to get in yesterday morning, so got it moved to my mates house, just over a mile away. Strapped small child to rucksack carrier at 06:15 today and walked to the car in the snow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post

    M3 Closed.
    M25 in turmoil.

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    Left home 1/2 hour early, bombing out of London on M3

    M3 Closed between junctions 2 & 3 due to jack-knifed lorry, so had to zoom round M25, up M4 to Junction 10, then take the A road past Bracknell and Bagshot, rejoining M3.

    Arrived at clientco 1/4 hour later than usual, to find everyone else in team has stayed at home.
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    Fuc£ing jack-knifed lorries this morning can't they fuc£ing well learn to drive or if not just stay away when it snows!
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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    Left home 1/2 hour early, bombing out of London on M3

    M3 Closed between junctions 2 & 3 due to jack-knifed lorry, so had to zoom round M25, up M4 to Junction 10, then take the A road past Bracknell and Bagshot, rejoining M3.

    Arrived at clientco 1/4 hour later than usual, to find everyone else in team has stayed at home.
    Not bad.

    Going to head up to Uxbridge tomorrow. 35 mile trip. Probabvly leave at 7am to make sure.
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