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Millions of motorists rely on the A1 for journeys up and down the country every week, but many are unaware of the vast scale of work needed to keep the road open and traffic flowing.A1: Britain's Longest Road meets the men and women who work around the clock on Britain's longest and most iconic road, ensuring the traffic keeps moving and the public is kept safe. Spanning nearly 400 miles of the A1 from London to Edinburgh, the series focuses on the work of the police, traffic officers and emergency response teams on both sides of the border as they deal with some of the thousands of incidents which affect the road every year.
Police face a hefty challenge to clear a road after a bin lorry overturns. Safety inspectors launch a clampdown on dangerous lorries, and a canine team's journey up the A1 is dogged by traffic chaos.
Police face a tricky pursuit to stop a suspected stolen car on a rain-soaked A1. Traffic officers battle to remove dangerous debris from the road which could cause chaos. And police arrest a reckless drink driver who is nearly five times over the limit.
Police race to a lorry engulfed in flames which is threatening to close the road. Plus, the gospel choir singing out loud on the Great North Road and the supersize RAF blowout that goes from bad to worse.
Traffic cops box clever to catch a motorist red-handed. A distressing crash leaves drivers in shock, and two film-loving newlyweds take the A1 high road for a bit of movie magic.
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