July 20 2012.

The Driving Standards Agency is advising motorists to avoid driving in central London from now and around the Olympic Games and warns that the Olympic Route Network (ORN) restrictions apply from 25 July.

On road event days, road closures will be in place from early morning and road users will not be able to drive close to or across the race routes.

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July
The Men's and Women's Cycling Road Races will run from central London to Box Hill, Surrey and back, via Fulham, Putney, Richmond, Hampton Court, Weybridge, Woking, Dorking, Leatherhead, Esher and Kingston.

Road closures will apply from 3:00am. The ORN will operate during this event. Some parts of the ORN will be closed and an alternative ORN route will be in place.

Wednesday 1 August
The Men's and Women's Road Cycling Time Trials will start and finish at Hampton Court Palace, passing through East Molesey, West Molesey, Thames Ditton, Esher, Whiteley Village, Hinchley Wood, Surbiton, Kingston, Hampton Wick and Teddington.

Road closures will apply from 5:30am.

To find out more about the Olympic road events and road closures go to;