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Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The four time period method for road safety evaluation can offer a much more straightforward method of evaluating road safety measures than... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
If road safety measures are installed at sites chosen because of their accident (or casualty) record, evaluating their effectiveness isn’t as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Work has begun to remodel a major south London roundabout to make it safer for cyclists. The works on the Queens Circus roundabout outside Battersea... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission is to test an accident investigation methodology on accidents involving powered two wheelers or bicycles. “No... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is investigating technologies to enforce the offence of tailgating, whereby drivers follow each other too closely. Tailgating... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 As the ‘driverless’ car seems to move ever-closer to making an appearance on Britain’s roads, an interesting question has... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 21 July broadcaster and journalist Rosie Millard used a column in The Independent to highlight the dangers of motorists texting whilst driving.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a car advert for promoting “irresponsible driving” in an urban area. Jaguar Land... continue
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Letters to the editor
Charlie Lloyd, Campaigns officer, London Cycling Campaign, London SE1
It is always difficult to discuss cycle helmet wearing and the effectiveness of laws to make it compulsory. Discussions tend to focus on a very small... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I refer to your article in which TRL suggests that compulsory wearing of helmets would not discourage cycling (‘Mandatory helmet law... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, Westminster University
Place and movement hierarchies increasingly form part of accepted thinking about the way we manage streets. For instance, they’re used in UK... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
My taste for genre fiction was built on the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, when the futurologists of the time – right-wing libertarian... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sainsbury’s has purchased lorries with additional safety features to reduce the risk of collisions with cyclists. The vehicle, designed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will launch trials this month of cyclist and pedestrian detection software on buses. Four buses will be fitted with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London and London Councils are consulting on their proposed Safer Lorries Scheme, which aims to reduce the risk of collisions with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Road deaths increased by four per cent in the year to March, compared to the previous year, at the same time as traffic volumes rose by three per... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh EH4
There has been a continuing debate in these pages about the case for strict and presumed liability legislation to protect vulnerable road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
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
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