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motorway

Brit a main road for fast-moving traffic, having limited access, separate carriageways for vehicles travelling in opposite directions, and usually a total of four or six lanes
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That would make it one of the top four or five best-used motorway service areas in the UK.
Roadchef, which operates 28 motorway service areas across Britain, holds the awards every year to recognise the work of its team members.
Research conducted by road safety charity, the Institute of Advanced Motorists reveals that motorway service areas are charging up to four times the high street price for basic food and drinks.
DRIVERS continue to part with more cash for everyday items at motorway service areas, shellins g out up to 40 per cent more for everyday items than they would on the high street, says a leading road safety organistion.
In the past, many longer journeys were planned, allowing for a stop en route at a roadside restaurant or motorway service area.
Nikki Williams, head of campaigning at the Woodland Trust, said: "It is unbelievable that an organisation could be so brazen as to propose a motorway service area that destroys ancient woodland anywhere, but Extra Motorway Services obviously has no shame when it comes to destroying the UK's precious and irreplaceable habitats.
Planners say the Solihull Motorway Service Area, located to the west of the M42 and south of Solihull Road, close to Birmingham Airport, will complete the development jigsaw centred around the growth of the NEC, Birmingham Airport and Solihull.
Shortly before midnight, when the bus was near Hartshead Moor motorway service area, there was a large explosion on board.
The Hope And Champion will be open from 4am to 1am, seven days a week, in the Extra Motorway Service Area at junction 2 of the M40 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.
She parks at a motorway service area where she just manages to stretch out, inset, to kip surrounded by her few belongings.
MOTORWAY service area operator RoadChef has opened its refurbished motorway service area at Sandbach, on the M6 near Congleton, after investing pounds 750,000 in the revamp.
The new Welcome Break motorway service area on the M54 near Telford is a 24 hour operation with a considerable service requirement to ensure comfort temperatures for customers and staff at all times.