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Highways England launches new breakdown campaign

  • Thursday March 11, 2021

Highways England have launched a new breakdown campaign. The campaign focuses on #Go_Left.

If you break down on the motorway – go left

Put your LEFT indicators on
Move into the LEFT lane
Exit LEFT at the next junction/services, or
Exit LEFT into an emergency area or hard shoulder
Put your hazards lights on
Get behind a safety barrier where there is one keep well away from moving traffic
Call Highways England on 0300 123 5000 then a breakdown provider for help
If you cannot do the above, or in an emergency, stay in your vehicle, keep seatbelts and hazard lights on.

Call 999 immediately.

Find out more at:https://highwaysengland.co.uk/breakdowns/

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