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M181 Traffic

M181 07:47am


There are no current incidents or roadworks on the M181. Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M181 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

There are no current incidents in this location.

M181 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 M181 motorway is a relatively short motorway in the North East of England, running between the M180 im Doncaster, South Yorkshire and the A165 in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is about 8 miles in length, and most of it travels through the Borough of North East Lincolnshire. It was opened in 1975 and was built to link the M180 to the west of Grimsby with the east of Grimsby to the North Sea port at Immingham.

In terms of safety, the M181 has had a steady rate of fatalities and serious injuries since 2010 when figures began to be collected in this manner. Official statistics show that between 2010 and 2019 there were a total of 7 fatalities and 119 serious injuries, making it an average of 0.7 fatalities and 11.9 serious injuries per year. The most common causes of accidents on this route were failed to look properly, failed to judge other person's path or speed, and careless, reckless or in a rush.

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Please remember that it is against the law to use your mobile phone, tablet or any electronic device without a hands-free kit whilst driving. If you're caught by the police using any device that can send or receive data whilst driving or riding a motorcyle you'll get an automatic fixed penalty notice, 6 points on your licence and a fine of £200. A court could also disqualify you from driving.

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National Highways TrafficNational Highways England

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Transport for LondonTransport for London (TFL)

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Traffic WalesTraffic Wales

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Traffic ScotlandTraffic Scotland

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