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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The political controversy associated with graduated driver licences for young people is highlighted in a new report by the RAC Foundation. Some road... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
There is no evidence to support the belief that compulsory helmet-wearing for cyclists would lead to a big drop in cycling, consultant TRL said this... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads in England and Wales will be raised from 40 to 50mph early next year, the Government has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has launched a digital speed limit map for the capital, which will be of use to satnav firms, mobile phone app developers and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT this week announced plans to commission a “major study about rural road safety in the near future”.    ... continue
Categories: Road safety, Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cumbria County Council is consulting on raising speed limits on more than 15 miles of road.  The proposals cover roads in the Allerdale area on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshre County Council looks set to reject a request by the city council to implement a 20mph speed limit on an A road in the city. Cambridge... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Southwark this week dismissed reports it wants to enforce 20mph speed limits on cyclists. Confusion about the council’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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Forty-Four packages of measures to promote walking, cycling and public transport will share £64m of revenue funding in the final round of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Councils has halted work on adding safety requirements to the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) that were intended to cut the risk posed by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Fully automated vehicles may still be decades away but there is a huge amount of interest today in automated technologies and their implications for... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Labour transport minister Lord Whitty has been appointed chair of the Road Safety Foundation, taking over from Lord Dubs. ... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Dawson has retired from his position as managing director of the European Road Assessment Association, which undertakes the European Road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have said that spending £10 per head on cycling within six years is essential if more journeys are to be made by bike whilst at the same... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has released data on the locations and collision histories for safety cameras across the capital. The data covers the period... continue
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
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Residents have rejected plans to close a number of residential streets in Tooting, south London, to prevent rat-running.  Wandsworth consulted... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cyclists and road danger reduction campaigners have welcomed Transport for London’s decision to end the use of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils should be given the power to enforce 20mph speed limits, according to the London Borough of Hackney.  A list of proposed actions in the... continue
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