Police to put up huge fences at scenes of motorway crashes to stop rubberneckers causing traffic jams

Police to put up huge fences at scenes of motorway crashes to stop rubberneckers causing traffic jamsGovernment purchased 3,000 screens measuring two metres in heightScreens cost 2.3 million and form part of DfT's CLEAR initiativeScheme aims to improve accident clear-up times750 million cost to economy due to traffic incidents in England every year | UPDATED: 21:47 GMT, 27 December 2012 Drivers who peer across motorway lanes to observe the aftermath of crashes are to be thwarted in a bid to prevent traffic jams.

M6 carnage: One dead and 10 injured in horror motorway pile-up

M6 carnage: One dead and 10 injured in horror motorway pile-up on southbound carriageSmash occurred on southbound carriageway near junction 16 at Sandbach, Cheshire, shortly after 11.20amNine vehicles and 15 people involved in the crash Cheshire Police: Collision involved two vans, two HGVs and five carsFive people cut from the wreckage – two have life-threatening injuries | UPDATED: 18:49 GMT, 10 December 2012 One person has died and 10 people have been injured in a horrific nine-vehicle pile-up on the M6 today, police said.