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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT’s head of statistics has endorsed a new method for measuring the effect of speed cameras on road casualties, which aims to isolate the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
LONDON MAYOR Boris Johnson’s proposal to ban cyclists from wearing earphones appeared to hit a brick wall this week with the DfT  saying... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Andrew Forster
Viewers of the BBC’s This Week late night political programme last week may have been extremely wary of getting on a bike the next morning.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
In the current edition of LTT, Robert Davis asks whether a “who kills whom” indicator might be of value in road safety (‘If we want... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, has appointed Amy Napthine as transport safety commission & working party... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Do you ever just sit, or stand, and watch people go by? If you don’t, you should. If you do, maybe you should do it some more. The life of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Clearer, standardised road markings are needed if the safety benefits of self-steering cars are not to be lost, a report says today. Eurorap,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Transport for London has unveiled a new design of junction to boost cycling safety. But the plans have been overshadowed by five cyclist fatalities... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Transport for London’s claims for speed camera effectiveness are just the most recent example of long-term flawed and selective analysis... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Robert Davies, Road Danger Reduction Forum
Last year the DfT ministers for cycling and road safety sparked outrage by suggesting that the Dutch had an inferior cycling safety record compared... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell 6% to 174 last year, according to figures published by the Scottish Government. Car occupant fatalities... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Health and Safety Executive has ordered Luton Airport and a design subcontractor to pay £372,695 in fines and costs for safety failings... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Sandwell have approved plans to introduce an area-wide 20mph limit in West Bromwich town centre. Sandwell’s highways services... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Birmingham City Council is consulting on introducing 20mph speed limits across the city’s residential streets and on busy high streets.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A coroner has urged Transport for London to review the  use of unbordered blue strips of carriageway to mark out sections of the capital’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to make lorry designs safer and more aerodynamic risk  becoming bogged down in the EU, the Freight Transport Association has warned. A... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport for London has been criticised for claiming that speed cameras are ten times more effective at reducing killed and serious injuries than... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The annual risk mapping of Britain’s motorways and A roads is to be revamped because too many roads are now scoring the best marks even though... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham Norfolk NR20
So Brighton and Hove Council, together with other organisations promoting 20mph speed limits across that city, believe there is “masses of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
I’ve surprised quite a few friends by standing down as a local councillor. The pressures of other commitments, many of which – ironically... continue
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