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M1 (N)

Congestion 1.9m N of
Bolsover

J29 & J29a

M1 Roadworks
M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Watford

J6 & J5

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.4m N of
Leicester

Near Braunstone Crossroads

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.5m N of
Heath

J29 & J29a

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.5m SW of
Ault Hucknall

J28 & J29

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1m E of
Catthorpe

J19 & J18

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Cotesbach

J20 & J19

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.9m E of
Catthorpe

J18 & J19

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.7m SW of
Barlborough

J30 & J29a

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m SW of
Ault Hucknall

J29 & J28

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.2m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Exit

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.4m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.3m NW of
Wales

J31 & J30

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m NW of
Wales

J30 & J31

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.1m NE of
Wincobank

Near Tinsley Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.8m SW of
Robin Hood

J41 & J42

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.1m NE of
Wincobank

Near Tinsley Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.1m E of
Ossett

J39 & J40

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SE of
Morley

J40 & J41

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1m NE of
Ossett

J40 & J39

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.4m N of
Ossett

J41 & J40

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.8m S of
Robin Hood

J42 & J41

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m NE of
Castle Donnington

J24 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.1m NW of
Brockhall

J16 & J17

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.9m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.3m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Luton

Near Pepperstock Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.3m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Access

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 5m SW of
Rotherham

J31 & J32

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m N of
Wakefield

J42 & J43

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.2m S of
Wakefield

J42 & J41

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 5.8m SW of
Tadcaster

J47 & J48

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.9m NW of
Wakefield

At Junction 39 With The A636

M1 (S)

Roadworks 4.2m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Access

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.8m W of
Watford

J17 & J18

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.7m N of
Elstree

J4 & J5

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Leeds

At Junction 43 With The M621

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Leeds

At Junction 43 With The M621

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Watford

J16 & J17

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Watford

J17 & J16

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Leeds

At Junction 43 With The M621

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Wakefield

J40 & J39

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SE of
Dewsbury

J40 & J41

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M1 (N)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.4m S of
Watford

J16 & J17

M1 Roadworks
M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3.5m SE of
Beeston

At Junction 25 With The A52

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m S of
Loughborough

J22 & J23

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2m N of
Ilkeston

J26 & J25

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m NW of
Wakefield

At Junction 39 With The A636

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.9m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

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Nearby Roadworks
M1 SPUR (W)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

A5 (S)

Roadworks 5.4m W of
Towcester

A45 & A43

A5 (N)

Roadworks 3.6m NW of
Rugby

A361 & A428 Rugby (west)

A5 (S)

Roadworks 3.6m NW of
Rugby

A428 Rugby (west) & A361

A14 (E)

Roadworks 1.2m E of
Stanford On Avon

M1/M6 & J1

A14 (W)

Roadworks 1.2m E of
Stanford On Avon

J1 & M1/M6

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2m S of
Cotesbach

M1/A14 & J1

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2m SW of
Cotesbach

J1 & M1/A14

A453 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m NE of
Castle Donnington

M1/A50/A6 & M1/A42

A453 (W)

Roadworks 1.7m NE of
Castle Donnington

M1

A52 (W)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Beeston

A6007 & B6003

M18 (S)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Bramley

J1 & M1

A616 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m NW of
Deepcar

Tankersley Park Roundabout

M621 (W)

Roadworks 1.6m W of
Leeds

J3 & J2A

M25 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m W of
Saint Albans

J21A Anti Clockwise Exit

M25 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m W of
Saint Albans

J21A Clockwise Access

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (N)

Roadworks 3m W of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m NE of
Saint Albans

Chiswell Interchange

M25 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m W of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m W of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M1 SPUR (W)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

A421 (S)

Roadworks 4.2m NE of
Milton Keynes

M1

A421 (S)

Roadworks 4.1m NE of
Milton Keynes

M1

A421 (S)

Roadworks 4m NE of
Milton Keynes

M1

A453

Roadworks 1.7m NE of
Castle Donnington

M1

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M62 (E)

Roadworks 3.4m W of
Wakefield

J28 & J29

M621 (W)

Roadworks 1.6m W of
Leeds

J2A Exit

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 4.5m N of
Tadcaster

J43 & J44

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  • 27 August 2014 17:00

    Vehicle on Fire - M1 northbound between J29a and J30 | Northbound | Vehicle on Fire (3.44m SW of Bolsover, Derbyshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J29A and J30, there were delays of 15 mins due to a vehicle on fire closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:45 pm.

    First report: 27 August 2014 17:00
    Incident cleared: 27 August 2014 17:30
    Map location: 53.2641,-1.3084

  • 26 August 2014 13:20

    Vehicle on Fire - M1 southbound between J16 and J15A | Southbound | Vehicle on Fire (4.44m NW of Northampton, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J16 and J15A, minor delays due to a vehicle on fire closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 13:20
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 13:30
    Map location: 52.2219,-0.9777

  • 25 August 2014 22:50

    Multiple Vehicle Accident - M1 J21 southbound exit | Southbound | Multiple Vehicle Accident (3.33m E of Leicester, Leicestershire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound exit slip at junction J21 , minor delays due to a multi-vehicle accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 am.

    First report: 25 August 2014 22:50
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 00:40
    Map location: 52.6031,-1.1951

  • 25 August 2014 23:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 at junction 11 with the A505 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.13m E of Dunstable, )


    On the M1 motorway southbound at junction J11, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:15 am on 26 August 2014.

    First report: 25 August 2014 23:20
    Incident cleared: 25 August 2014 23:40
    Map location: 51.8935,-0.4697

  • 27 August 2014 17:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 southbound between J22 and J21A | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (5.79m E of Leicester, Leicestershire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J22 and J21A, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

    First report: 27 August 2014 17:20
    Incident cleared: 27 August 2014 18:10
    Map location: 52.6618,-1.2633

  • 26 August 2014 16:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 southbound between J24A and J24 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.01m NE of Castle Donnington, Leicestershire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J24A and J24, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:30 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 16:40
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 17:00
    Map location: 52.8535,-1.2985

  • 28 August 2014 07:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J21A and J22 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (5.71m E of Leicester, Leicestershire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J21A and J22, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am.

    First report: 28 August 2014 07:40
    Incident cleared: 28 August 2014 08:10
    Map location: 52.661,-1.2617

  • 27 August 2014 12:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J12 and J13 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (4.64m W of Toddington, Bedfordshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J12 and J13, there were delays of 15 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

    First report: 27 August 2014 12:20
    Incident cleared: 27 August 2014 12:50
    Map location: 52.0002,-0.5429

  • 27 August 2014 09:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 southbound between J9 and J8 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.81m SE of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J9 and J8, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:30 am.

    First report: 27 August 2014 09:40
    Incident cleared: 27 August 2014 09:40
    Map location: 51.7935,-0.4117

  • 26 August 2014 11:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J28 and J29 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (5.59m N of Mansfield, Derbyshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J28 and J29, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 11:30
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 12:30
    Map location: 53.1213,-1.3332

  • 25 August 2014 08:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 J18 northbound exit | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.74m N of Watford, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound exit slip at junction J18 , minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:15 am.

    First report: 25 August 2014 08:30
    Incident cleared: 25 August 2014 08:50
    Map location: 52.3488,-1.1546

  • 26 August 2014 09:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M1 southbound between J16 and J15A | Southbound | Congestion (4.44m NW of Northampton, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J20 and J19, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:00 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 09:00
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 11:50
    Map location: 52.2219,-0.9777

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Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M1 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.1 FMClassic FM (Sutton Coldfield)
100.7 FM100.7 Heart FM (Sutton Coldfield)
101.6 FMTouch FM (Lichfield)
102.2 FMGalaxy 102.2 (Birmingham)
102.3 FM102.3 HFM (Market Harborough)
102.9 FMMercia FM (Leamington Spa)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

Primary Destinations on the M1

M1 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M1, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M1 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M1, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M1 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 340003700056000360004500047000660006500050000530005400054000
SERIOUS 5000500010003000200040006000500060001200070003000
FATAL 01000200010001000100020001000
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