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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Satellite navigation service provider Navevo has launched what it claims is the world’s first ‘cyclist alert’ safety feature as... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) is reviewing its guidelines for speed limit enforcement. The review is considering matters including... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have ruled out changing English civil law to make drivers liable for crashes with a cyclists, unless the driver can show the cyclist was at... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport for London has appointed Gordon Telling technical expert for the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) project. Telling is... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
LTT went to the Wirral last week and was ‘driven to distraction’ by this road safety sign that appears across the road network. DONT?... continue
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Secondary stories
Manchester City Council is to install trixi mirrors at 50 junctions to help drivers of large vehicles such as buses and lorries see cyclists. ... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic levels on the redesigned Exhibition Road in West London are much lower than forecast but many motorists are ignoring the 20mph speed limit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson’s plans to reconfigure London’s streets to make them bicycle-friendly could get bogged down in bureaucracy and controversy,... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
After several years of plateauing, the number of fatalities on Britain’s roads fell markedly between 2007 and 2010. Last month’s PACTS... continue
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Letters to the editor
Anna Semlyen, Campaign manager, 20’s Plenty for Us & Chair, economic and city development scrutiny committee, City of York Council, York YO1
Slower vehicle speeds are very popular. A 20mph limit offers safer streets, quality living and is key to raising physical activity. It also benefit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has launched a new website that will enable people across the UK to compare their local council’s road safety performance with other... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, is setting up a transport safety commission. It will bring together MPs, peers and... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Cycling Campaign has voiced concern about Transport for London’s plan to implement further ‘early start’ traffic signals... continue
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Letters to the editor
Eric Bridgstock, St Albans, Herts AL4
I have followed the recent debate about average speed cameras (ASC), stemming from claims for casualty reduction in a Vysionics SPECS advertisement,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
I well remember an elderly lady being interviewed on television about the efficacy of her patent medicine replying: “The advertisers speak very... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ian Belchamber, Poole, Dorset BH16
Speed is a measure of distance over time. As we are required to regularly change position we have to have speed. We can of course reduce it, and if... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
I feel I must respond to Geoff Collins of Vysionics in his letter in support of average speed cameras (ibid). I would immediately observe that Geoff... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Geoff Collins is stretching the limits of credibility in his defence of Vysionics’ claims that SPECS average speed cameras reduce KSI (killed... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
You can always tell what transport bodies think about cycle helmet-wearing by studying the pictures in their cycling strategies. DfT documents... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The headline ‘Slower economy puts the brakes on road deaths’ is certainly eye-catching, and full of issues that may not be immediately... continue
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