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Welcome to the Yourcounty M25 traffic reports, delays and accident update page. When there are major incidents on the M25 we aim to publish traffic and delay updates on this page. In the normal course of day to day events we provide links to the leading resource that we have found to be the most reliable, these are listed below. We also aim to provide help for the entire M25 and we also include helplines for the Dartford Crossing as well. If you are looking for real time maps showing: accidents, roadworks, other delays and general congestion visit the links below. .
The M25, the London Orbital is one of the most important routes in Europe and essential to Kent's road connections to the rest of the UK. The motorway is just under 120 miles in length. It's generally accepted that parts of the M25 are not able to cope with the volume of traffic they now experience. At peak periods even relatively minor incidents can cause long delays to thousands of motorists. The problem for users is what to do when there is an incident, what alternatives exist. At peak times the issue is very challenging, with thousands of cars using the 'A' roads leading to and from the M25.
Our advice is (if you have web access) to try the Highway Agency website first. In fact we list web based resources in the order that we think is most useful. If you have a different experience please let us know. This is not an exhaustive list, there are other resources available.
Some of these services may incur a charge, generally more expensive by mobile, contact the provider directly for more information. The details published here for information only. If you know of helplines able to deliver good M25 please let us know. The pricing data quoted here was correct at the time of writing but it will change over time, please check with the operators before placing your call!
AA Roadwatch - 24-hour traffic information from 84322 mobile or 0906 88 84322 from your home phone (calls cost up to 65p per minute at all times plus network extras). http://www.theaa.com/travelwatch/roadwatch.jsp
RAC Premium Traffic Updates - 64644 from a mobile for traffic updates from the RAC (calls to this number cost 60p per minute). http://www.rac.co.uk/route-planner/
Highway Agency iPhone App - If you have an iPhone you can use the Highway Agency free travel news app. The app allows you to check how the traffic is flowing on motorways and major A roads in England before you begin your journey. http://www.highways.gov.uk/aboutus/2299.aspx
Dartford Crossing Helpline - 24/7 traffic Information (recorded message) is available 01322 221603. http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/4067.aspx
We welcome feedback regarding your experience of the M25. If you know of some resources that should be included here please let us know. We check our content on a regular basis but if you find that any links are broken or content out of date let us know.We make every effort to ensure the details here are correct but please see our disclaimer, we assume no liability for the accuracy of external websites.
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