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Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has appointed consultants to help it explore the suitability of raising the speed limit through roadworks on motorway and trunk... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Streets outside a number of Edinburgh schools will be closed to vehicles for about 30 minutes at the start and end of the school day under the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A scrutiny committee of councillors in Lincolnshire has rejected the idea of 20mph speed limits across the county’s residential streets.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has appointed researchers to study the effectiveness of 20mph speed limits.  Consultants Atkins and AECOM and Professor Mike Maher from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council is to consult on introducing a 20mph speed limit across residential streets.  About half of Edinburgh’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A patchwork of arrangements for speed and red light camera enforcement is emerging  in the Avon and Somerset police force area, as councils... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of people recorded as killed or seriously injured on London’s roads fell 23% during 2013 to its lowest level since records began.... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Richard Owen was partnership operations manager for the Thames Valley Safer Roads Partnership from 2004 until its demise in 2011. He is now... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Do fixed speed cameras cut accidents, or are the recorded reductions nothing to do with the cameras at all? Organisations responsible for camera... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Boor, By email
I was intrigued to read that a planned cycle scheme in Cambridge would feature what might be the first cycle Zebra crossing (‘Bus stop safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
How ironic that in the very same issue that John Brown complains that the UK’s 35 million drivers and the 60 million that depend on them are... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Manchester M41
As a cyclist of many years I have become increasingly disenchanted with the cycling lobby since it decided that the only way to further the cause of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
I imagine that I am not the only one of your readers who is concerned by the questionable arguments put forward by Brenda Mitchell of Cycle Law... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Cambridgeshire have deferred a decision on an innovative package of measures to boost cycling on two main roads in Cambridge until... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has no intention of asking firms in London to remove ‘Cyclists stay back’ stickers from their vehicles. Cycling and... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
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