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A serious accident, believed to involve a van and a motorbike, has caused the closure of the Blackwall Tunnel northbound.

Transport for London said it is unsure of how long the closure will be for but said it will shut the southbound tunnel for a period to allow some northbound traffic through.

TRANSPORT_blog.jpgSpectators making their way to this weekend's London 2012 Men's Cycle Road Race are being advised to check their route before traveling.

Huge crowds are expected to line the streets of London tomorrow, Saturday, to witness team GB's Tour de France heroes battle to secure a gold medal on home turf.

New.jpgAn accident has closed the northbound lane of the Blackwall Tunnel from Blackwall Lane.

Emergency services are on the scene and traffic is being diverted back onto the southbound A102.


Following a second week weaving my way in and out of the London commuter traffic between Haringey and Canary Wharf I've started to get an idea of the pros and cons of traveling by scooter.

On the positive side my commute is shorter and virtually door-to-door.


"THEY all hate you and they're out to get you," said Pete my compulsory basic training (CBT) instructor with alarming regularity as he guided four of us through the day of riding and theory legally required to take a scooter out on the road with L-plates. After successfully completing the CBT last week I collected the Vespa LX 125 and took to the road for the first time on my own.