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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.
Emergency services fight to cut a woman free from her car after a rush-hour crash. Police take a motorist suspected of drink-driving off the A1. And a convoy of monster machines marches down the Great North Road.
Traffic officers race to get a stranded fuel tanker away from rush-hour traffic. Police catch a vehicle travelling nearly 30 miles per hour over the speed limit. And an illegal motorist is caught red-handed.
A dangerous breakdown in the fast lane spells double trouble for A1 traffic officers. A rush-hour rollover threatens a horse trainer's hopes of making the big race and police put the breaks on a van driver's DIY disaster.
A rush-hour crash leaves traffic officers tackling a potential fire risk. Police take the high road in a crackdown on dangerous truckers. And a marathon mission to ferry Scotland's finest food down the A1 to London.
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