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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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Highways Englands traffic officers also joined forces with the emergency services to provide free tyre checks and safety tips to hundreds of drivers at motorway services along the M1.
They asked a total of 11,600 customers about their experience at 111 motorway services in England, via a questionnaire as they left.
"Drivers in the survey confirm they feel less stressed and are more alert after stopping at motorway services."
RAC spokesman Simon Williams said: "Motorway service areas are a vital amenity, and it is great to see that such a large proportion of drivers have a positive experience at them.
Spokesman Luke Bosdet said yesterday: "Drivers have long recognised pump price at motorway service areas are so ridiculously high they only fill up in emergencies, which is a shame because there are a handful of motorway services with very competitive prices."
In between there's a Sausage of the North statue, a Michelin-star touch for motorway service stations and a Mario Balotelli-influenced idea which won't click with 'proper' football fans.
Meanwhile, a separate petition, signed by more than 1,000 people, was submitted last month over a rival motorway services scheme, at Junction 4, near Shirley.
An MSP has written to the new Transport Secretary to ask the Scottish Government to install special loos at motorway service stations.
The Norton Canes Roadchef services on the M6 Toll has been rated England's best motorway services in a user survey by the independent transport user watchdog.
Reading westbound services on the M4 was named England's top motorway services and Rivington Services northbound, on the M61, came second.
Boss Anthony Smith said: "Motorway services help people rest and recharge before continuing to drive.