STEPPENWOLF got his motor running and headed out on the highways looking for adventure, but he’d only find traffic jams on most of our roads!

Yes, it’s rush hour time again and we’re all keen on getting home in as stress free a journey as we can find.

To help achieve such an aim, why not use our traffic and travel page that provides up to the minute information on what is happening on our roads.

A quick look around North Worcestershire and the Black Country has thrown up congestion hot spots including:

*New Road, Kidderminster. Gas main works are resulting in traffic being extremely slow on New Road in both ways, near Corporation Street. Temporary traffic lights are in operation.

*A457 Oldbury Ring Way, Oldbury. A lorry has broken down on the roundabout by Sainsbury’s at Rounds Green Road. Road is partially blocked.

*A441 Evesham Road, Astwood Bank. Heavy traffic on A441 Evesham Road Northbound between B4092 Sambourne Lane / Feckenham Road (Astwood Bank) and A448 The Slough / B4504 Windmill Drive / Evesham Road (Redditch).

*A457 Sedgley Road Swan Village, Dudley. Queueing traffic on A457 Sedgley Road Westbound around Birmingham New Road. Travel time is four minutes.

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