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There are no current incidents or roadworks on the M8.Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M8 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

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M8 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 M8 is a motorway that is located in Scotland. It stretches between Edinburgh and Greenock and passes Glasgow along the way. It is one of the most important motorways in Scotland, connecting some of the biggest cities in the country.

The M8 first opened in 1973 and is a part of the Greater Glasgow area. It is considered to be an important part of the economy and has seen significant investment to improve the road over the years. This motorway is popular for commuters, tourists and those travelling for business purposes.

In terms of safety statistics, the M8 motorway is generally considered to be a safe route. In terms of recorded accidents and fatalities, the motorway performs better than the national average and has seen a gradual decrease in the number of incidents since being opened.

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