SP0096 : The M6 at a quiet time

taken 11 months ago, near to Wednesbury, Sandwell, Great Britain

The M6 at a quiet time
The M6 at a quiet time
Photographed at lunchtime, one of the quieter times of day, the M6 was as busy as most other motorways at peak hour. It is normal now for the hard shoulder to be used as a running lane, making a breakdown both dangerous for those affected and an immediate source of traffic chaos. In continental Europe, multiple motorways would have been constructed by now, but in the UK, dithering is preferred.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0079 9617 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8017N 1:59.3867W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0049 9627
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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