UNLESS you enjoy sitting in traffic jams, you may want to take a look at our traffic and travel page to help you plan your journeys.

It provides up to the minute information on congestion, road works and other delays on the roads of North Worcestershire and the Black Country.

A quick look around the area has thrown up a number of incidents, including:

*A456 St Marys Ringway Kidderminster. Queueing traffic on A456 St Marys Ringway Eastbound between A442 Proud Cross Ringway / Chapel Street and A451 the Ringway / Coventry Street.

*A458 Stourbridge Road and Drews Holloway in Colley Gate, Halesowen. Heavy traffic on A458 Stourbridge Road and Drews Holloway around Belle Vale. Travel time is seven minutes.

*A38 Birmingham Road, Catshill. Slow traffic on A38 Birmingham Road both ways between B4185 Golden Cross Lane / Braces Lane and M42 J1 / B4096 (Bromsgrove) because of road works. There are temporary traffic lights in operation.

*A491 High Street Amblecote, Stourbridge. Heavy traffic on A491 High Street Southbound before A451 Bath Road and St Johns Road.

To find out what’s happening on the roads in your area, visit our page here. You can tailor the search to suit your journey.