M9 is Scotland's slowest motorway with average speed of 26mph

THREE Scottish motorways have been named among the slowest in Britain with average speeds as slow as 26mph.

Monday, 26th September 2016, 9:05 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:33 pm
The M9 is Scotland's slowest motorway. Picture: Michael Gillen

The M9 between Edinburgh and Dunblane, with an average of 26.74mph, was the third slowest in the UK according to vehicle tracking service RAM Tracking. The M8 appeared at number nine on the list with an average speed of 34.09mph, while the M6 near the Gretna junction also appeared on the list with a speed of 40.62mph.

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