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New Transit
End of the line
With a bowler tip to the Railway Eye blog, it would seem things got a little out of hand on one train in South Wales recently. The driver reported to... continue
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Yellow Lines
An Australian traffic warden is reported to have issued a ticket to an “illegally parked dog” after finding the animal left tied to a... continue
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Crime
A serial car thief who was banned from every car park in Nottingham city centre has been jailed for ignoring the banning order. James Thomson had... continue
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Articles
Having entered local government in 1997 to work predominantly in road safety, I was soon in the thick of the school gate parking issue and... continue
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Articles
A multi-agency operation is targeting illegal and nuisance mini cabs in Islington. Residents and businesses had complained of unroadworthy vehicles,... continue
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Articles
Drivers in Surrey are being warned to make regular safety checks on their vehicles after a spate of catalytic converter thefts in the county. Thieves... continue
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Articles
Police in Richmond-upon-Thames are using shock tactics to warn motorists of the dangers of leaving their parked cars unlocked — by breaking... continue
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Articles
Wiltshire County Council has switched off road safety cameras in Swindon as part of a re-think on how best to combat road accidents. The five cameras... continue
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Articles
Proposals to allow police officers to issue on-the-spot fines for careless driving have been criticised by magistrates. The Magistrates’... continue
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Articles
The government appears to have accepted that current speed limits are too low, according to Liberal Democratic shadow transport secretary Norman... continue
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ANPR
SEA Group’s ROADflow mobile enforcement system has been granted Department for Transport (DfT) certification for the unattended operation of... continue
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Debates
Pictured are the injuries sustained by a civil enforcement officer (CEO) working for the London Borough of Haringey. Regrettably this is not an... continue
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Debates
A radical rethinking of front-line streetscene services could yield new benefits for residents and raise performance. Councils should adopt street by... continue
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Enforcement News
Two blue badge fraudsters who illegally parked in bays reserved for disabled drivers have been ordered to do community service after prosecutions by... continue
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Yellow Lines
The worldwide economic meltdown is now starting to affect the public as well as the  sectors on both sides of the Atlantic. Faced with a growing... continue
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Staff issues
Rochdale and Edinburgh have become the latest authorities to sign up to NSL’s Partnership Plus scheme with local police services. Partnership... continue
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Safer Parking
The Grafton East multi-storey car park is the latest site operated by Cambridge City?Council to achieve Park?Mark status. The site has... continue
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Safer Parking
The Safer Parking Scheme has has now issued over 4,000 Park Marks. The Park?Mark ‘tick’ logo is granted to parking facilities that have... continue
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Clamping
Four people were arrested as part of an inquiry targeting car clampers in Birmingham. The three men and one woman were taken into custody on... continue
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Safer Parking
Twenty-six car parks in the south coast district of Arun have won Park Mark awards. Now 80% of the area’s car parks are covered by the Safer... continue
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