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Local Transport Today
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Police Scotland may enforce 20mph speed limits in Edinburgh under a new service level agreement struck with the city council. The council will pay... continue
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Councillors in Cambridgeshire have deferred a decision on an innovative package of measures to boost cycling on two main roads in Cambridge until... continue
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Transport for London has no intention of asking firms in London to remove ‘Cyclists stay back’ stickers from their vehicles. Cycling and... continue
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Secondary stories
Flashing road studs have been installed on a pedestrian crossing in a retail park near Nottingham to improve road safety. Pole-mounted sensors... continue
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Regular news
Environmentalists have predicted a lengthy delay in changes to EU rules on lorry cab dimensions that could facilitate improved safety and fuel... continue
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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
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Brenda Mitchell, Cycle Law Scotland
Putting my head above the parapet to champion presumed liability for Scotland’s cyclists and pedestrians has not been particularly comfortable... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A borough-wide 20mph speed limit will be implemented in Lewisham if Steve Bullock is returned as the borough’s directly elected mayor in this... continue
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Hampshire County Council is planning to add three villages to its 20mph limit pilot programme, which already includes nine residential areas.... continue
Local Transport Today
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East Lothian Council is to pilot signed-only 20mph speed limits in parts of three towns: Tranent, Cockenzie and North Berwick.&n... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycling and road safety groups are trying to persuade  Transport for London to stem the proliferation of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
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The DfT is to ban the installation of new Pelican pedestrian crossings – but the decision does not spell the end for crossings with the... continue
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Drivers could be banned from overtaking cyclists on some streets under DfT proposals to create a new concept of ‘Cycle... continue
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Major reforms to Britain’s road traffic sign rules have been unveiled by the Government.  The changes introduce a host of new signs,... continue
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Shared use pavements alongside roads are not an acceptable way of providing space for cyclists and pedestrians, even if markings segregate the two... continue
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Regular feature
Rik Thomas
On 25 March last year the Government announced, with a considerable fanfare, that it was to publish a green paper on improving the safety of and... continue
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Deniz Huseyin
More than 500 delegates attended Cycle City expo in Leeds on 1-2 May, confirming its position as the UK’s largest cycling planning and policy... continue
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The Department for Transport has launched a national consultation on the revised Traffic Signs and General Directions (TSRGD). Department officials... continue
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Letters to the editor
Anti-driver people, most of whom emanate from the green anti-people lobby, like to turn to ad hominem when confronted with simple truths as Robert... continue
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Letters to the editor
If Robert Davis “was brought up to be courteous” why does he characterise his opponents as “extreme car fanatics” (Letters... continue
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