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Local Transport Today
In brief
A majority of adults support the idea of graduated driver licences for young drivers, according to a survey for the RAC Foundation by Ipsos Mori.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of deaths on Britain’s roads fell to a record low in 2013, according to figures released by the DfT.  There were 1,713 deaths... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine, Centre for Transport Studies
Though we may not often pause to think of ourselves this way, transport planners are professional futurologists. We spend much of our time thinking... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The House of Commons transport committee has announced new inquiries into motoring of the future and river crossings. The former will consider... continue
Categories: Bridges, Car use, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycle campaigners want the courts in England and Wales to make more use of driving bans for drivers who cause danger but  show no evidence of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Iain Reeve, The Reeve Partnership, Godalming, Surrey GU7
In his recent Viewpoint article, Giles Bailey challenges us to think about the transport provision we need for an ageing society (LTT 16 May). The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Conventionally-fuelled vehicles will be completely replaced by ultra low emission vehicles such as electric cars and fuel cell or natural gas-powered... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have launched a probe into whether transport planners and the Government are taking into account advances in technology such as driverless... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Streets outside a number of Edinburgh schools will be closed to vehicles for about 30 minutes at the start and end of the school day under the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The RAC Foundation is urging ministers to introduce a new scrappage scheme targeted at old diesel cars. The number of diesel cars has risen from 1.6... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 7 June, The Observer’s architecture and design correspondent, Stephen Bayley, mused on the concept of the car as a status symbol or, in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
A t the moment nowhere in the world is it legal to travel from A to B in a road vehicle that doesn’t have someone who is at least nominally in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
BMW and car rental firm Sixt is planning to launch a point-to-point car club in London just months after the operator of the UK’s first such... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Acromas is selling the AA to a management buy-in team backed by a number of institutional investors for £930m. The AA will then be floated on... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Managing director, Liftshare.com, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17
We appreciate Craig Barrack talking as much about Liftshare as Carbon Heroes in his LTT interview (‘Car sharing: a minority interest or on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Chas Ball, Carplus
The steady expansion of car clubs (and new forms of flexible car sharing) has not reached all parts of Britain – but it is increasingly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Network Rail has introduced a ban on vehicles entering Edinburgh’s Waverley rail station with immediate effect. In recent months the station... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Point-to-point car club operator car2go ceased its UK operations this week and said an entrenched culture of private car ownership had influenced its... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Brown, Bedford MK41
Am I the only reader who is getting sick and tired of all the correspondence from the various pro-car and anti-car factions, which seems to be all... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
It is significant that three of the countries using a Graduated Driving Licence (GDL) for young drivers, Sweden, Norway and Finland, are also noted... continue
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