Police have described stopping one of the strangest vehicles seen on Britain’s roads – a motorbike gaffer-taped to a look like a boat.
A busy stretch of road is to be closed for surfacing improvements, with a councillor arguing the move was “worth the inconvenience”.
The Highlands will be a hive of activity when it once again plays host to Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival and the Black Isle Show.
Severe traffic jams are expected on popular routes as many school terms end and the busiest summer getaway for five years begins.
UPDATE: 12.51pm- The road has now been re-opened following a medical emergency involving a cyclist. Emergency services are at the scene of a busy Moray road that has been shut due to a traffic incident. The B9040 between Hopeman and Lossiemouth has been closed off until further notice while the incident is dealt with.
Hard-up infrastructure chiefs could be forced to dip into their reserves to find the cash to prepare and respond to even a mild winter, they have claimed.
MSPs have rejected proposals to reduce the speed limit on restricted roads in Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.
The Scottish Greens have issued a final plea to MSPs to support cutting speed limits on residential streets to 20mph ahead a vote on the plans in Parliament today.
Campaigners are to hold a demonstration outside of the Scottish Parliament, calling for a 20mph default speed limit on residential streets.
Main roads around Aberdeen are to be reclassified and junctions realigned to encourage motorists to use the newly-opened £750million Aberdeen bypass.
Speed limits of 20mph should not be introduced on all residential roads in Scotland, MSPs have decided.
A massive consultation is will be launched by Aberdeen council bosses to bring about a culture change in the way residents travel across the city.
Residents of a north-east village who have endured months of disruption due to problem bridges can find out next week what solutions the council will put in place.
A series of drop-in sessions will update north-east communities on the dualling of the A96.
Commuters have raised concerns that an “accident is waiting to happen” on a section of the new AWPR road.
A busy section of the steepest single track road in the UK has become a pinch point for motoring tourists on the North Coast 500- with as many as 30 incident on the route this year so far.
Concerns have been raised that the long-term closure of a north-east bridge could become permanent.
Motorists in the Highlands were left terrified after seeing a plane flying worryingly low to the ground - as if it was "something out of a James Bond movie".
Residents living along the scenic NC500 route yesterday hit out at tourists driving dangerously and blocking roads.
A war of words has broken out between two Aberdeen councillors who represent the same ward after one accused the other of a “disingenuous” claims in a leaflet.
A string of north-east roads will be officially “de-trunked” and brought under council control next week.
Worried residents face being cut off following the closure of two roads into a north-east village.
A north-east council's "rapidly-deteriorating" bridge network will cost at least £3.35 million to repair.
A north-east bridge shut suddenly due to safety concerns will now be closed for 18 months.
Lack of cash and retention of staff will see roads maintenance on Skye an issue for years and years to come, councillors heard yesterday.
A cut in the number of traffic police officers has led to a significant drop in people being prosecuted for driving while using a mobile phone, the RAC has told the BBC.
Inverness councillors yesterday agreed to work together to push for city roads to be allocated maintenance funding based on usage, rather than length.
Stark warning issued after Moray councillors vote to continue ‘sacrificing’ quality of roads to save cash
A warning has been issued about the state of Moray roads, as local councillors paved the way for them to plummet in standard.
Moray has long boasted some of Scotland's best kept roads but there are fears it may soon surrender that status.
Drivers are being urged to take extra care this morning as they head along the new, final stretch of the Aberdeen bypass.
A campaign to install a new pedestrian crossing has suffered a major blow after a survey revealed there was not enough traffic to justify one.
A £5 million roads repair "holiday" is one of a raft of controversial cuts being proposed by opposition politicians to balance a north-east council's books.