It’s a stretch of tarmac unlike any other. Find out what really happens on the A1, as this eye-opening documentary series returns
A1: Britain’s Longest Road, weekdays from Monday 27 May, 10.45am, BBC One HD (CH 101/108). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > BBC iPlayer
Measuring a mighty 410 miles, the A1 is in a league of its own when it comes to the longest roads in the UK. Connecting London and Edinburgh, this spectacular transport link has lots of stories to tell – stories you can discover in the return of documentary series A1: Britain’s Longest Road.
In series 4, learn what really happens on Britain’s longest road by following the dedicated men and women who keep everything running smoothly, from traffic cops to maintenance workers – not to mention the motorists who find themselves in unusual spots of bother. There’s drama taking place on this epic highway every day – and this is your chance to see it up close.
So ahead of the new series of A1: Britain’s Longest Road, strap in and test your knowledge of fascinating roads in popular culture and beyond with our quiz…
Get behind the wheel
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