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Lorries on British motorways are a menace—as I know to my cost

European countries have found remedies we could usefully consider

By Mary Dejevsky  

Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Earlier in the summer my family and I took a road trip across Europe to Ljubljana and back, and there were perilous sections along the way—some adventurous Italian overtaking in the Aosta Valley; a lot of jockeying on the Milan ring-road; pot-holes and fickle signposting in “new” Europe. But the scariest bit of all was the section of the home stretch from the Channel Tunnel to the M25.

Now that might come as a surprise to those used to regarding the UK’s roads as…

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