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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
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has started working with six truck manufacturers and a group of freight operators on the design of construction lorries that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Jack Semple, Director of policy, Road Haulage Association, Weybridge, Surrey KT13
Sustrans apparently mis-understands the DfT’s HGV/cyclist accident statistics, on which you reported (‘Night-time deliveries urged to cut... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council is considering adopting risk-based criteria for identifying where to invest in road safety measures. The council currently bases... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Motorists caught exceeding 20mph speed limits could be sent on speed awareness courses under new speed enforcement guidelines published by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
New speed limit enforcement guidelines issued by the Association of Chief Police Officers have been welcomed by the Association of British... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Norfolk County Council has ruled out introducing area-wide 20mph speed limits in its urban areas, saying they deliver little benefit in terms of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
CYcle campaigners are calling on councils to promote night-time deliveries in urban areas. This follows the news that the number of cyclists killed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Professor Stephen Stradling claims that drivers with penalty points for speeding are twice as likely to be involved in an accident than those without... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Norman Baker has asked the Association of Chief Police Officers to rewrite its guidance on 20mph enforcement to bringing it into line with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is seeking examples of public health and road safety professionals working together to improve... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of London wants to change freight delivery patterns to cut congestion and improve road safety and air quality.  Among measures being... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has ruled out banning lorries from parts of London at particular times of day.  He told the London Assembly last week that the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Stradling, Professor emeritus, Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, Timperley WA15
So, only a partial rehabilitative effect from Chris Huhne’s incarceration. In an opinion piece in The Guardian newspaper the former energy and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Naomi Baster, policy and research officer at PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, is leaving to join Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has asked to see evidence about the road safety benefits of speed cameras.  Representatives from the Welsh... continue
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