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A3065 (SILK MILLS ROAD) Traffic

Traffic and travel conditions for the a3065 16:43pm


There are no current incidents or roadworks on the a3065. Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for a3065 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

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a3065 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.


The A3065 is a road in Devon, England that was once the main route running through the county of Devon. It runs from Tiverton near Exeter in the west to Kingsbridge in the east and is around 35 miles long. The A3065 is one of the busiest roads in Devon, with large amounts of traffic during the summer months. It serves as a key route between the county's two main cities of Exeter and Plymouth, and is the main route for tourists heading to the south west of England.

The busiest times on the A3065 tend to be weekdays in the morning and evening, when commuters are travelling to either Exeter or Plymouth for work. During the summer months, there tends to be a higher number of cars on the road due to tourists travelling to the south west of England for holidays. The traffic flow is generally good on the A3065, with cars able to travel at around 60 mph in most sections. There are some sections of single carriageway, where speed limits drop to 40 mph, but the overall journey time is generally good.

Safety statistics taken from the Department of Transport show that the A3065 has a better-than-average accident rate compared to other roads in the area. Overall, there were 2.08 accidents per million kilometres travelled in 2020, which is slightly lower than the average rate for the region.

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