THE last thing you need when you are stuck in a hot, stuffy car is to be caught in heavy congestion.

So why not use our traffic and travel page to help you avoid those traffic jams and get home as soon as possible.

A quick look across North Worcestershire and the Black Country has thrown up the following:

*A451 Stourport Road, Kidderminster. Congestion between the Oldington Lane and A4535 Sutton Road junctions due to road works.

*A451 Stourbridge Road, Churchill. Temporary traffic lights are causing delays between the Waggon Lane and Beechtree Lane junctions.

*School Lane, Lickey End, Bromsgrove. Road works between the A38 Birmingham Road and B4096 Alcester Road junctions are being carried out and temporary traffic lights.

*A 4036 Merry Hill, Brierley Hill. One lane is closed between the A4100 Mount Pleasant and The Boulevard junctions.

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.