morddwyd 07:47 29 Nov 2010

The A9 is blocked at Dunblane.

It's been blocked since yesterday.

This is not at all unusual in adverse winter weather.

On the news this morning a stuck HGV driver.

"I've just come up from Carlisle. I left at half past two. I come up every Monday"

Sorry WTM but some of your colleagues seem to lack the common sense you showed in the winter tyres thread!

  Quickbeam 07:51 29 Nov 2010

Blame the transport managers, they don't live in the real world. They're the ones that send vehicles out without looking further than the end of their noses. A driver that doesn't go where, when whatever at the drop of a hat and the tug of the forelock is unemployable.

  Quickbeam 08:50 29 Nov 2010

He should have known better...

  zzzz999 12:37 29 Nov 2010

Roads open now after been closed all night with many drivers having to sleep in their cars on the A9.

  timsmith259 14:33 29 Nov 2010

call CI5

  spuds 17:18 01 Dec 2010

Mentioning Carlisle, the original base of Eddie Stobbart, made me think of the recent television documentary about that company. Things have moved on from the old days, and all thanks to modern technology!.

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