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Local Transport Today
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The Traffic Commissioner has allowed a Liverpool-based taxi firm to continue operating  taxibus services head-to-head with bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two Scottish councils have reached agreement with Police Scotland to continue a traffic warden service. Stirling and Falkirk councils will each... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has begun including monetised values for crime reduction benefits in transport scheme appraisal. A cost:benefit analysis for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is investigating technologies to enforce the offence of tailgating, whereby drivers follow each other too closely. Tailgating... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Perhaps I am being over-sensitive, in a world that seems to be becoming coarser by the day, but is there not something distasteful about the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has appointed consultant Arup to support trials of methods to identify illegal use of the hard shoulder. The contract value is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The political controversy associated with graduated driver licences for young people is highlighted in a new report by the RAC Foundation. Some road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Manchester M41
I am surprised that Ms Mitchell has waited so long to produce statistics that she claims support her fraudster’s charter (presumed liability).... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
The letter from Brenda Mitchell about presumed liability was interesting and self-evidently correct in parts (Letters LTT 27 Jun). For example, she... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
a council motion calling for signed-only 20mph speed limits across residential streets in Dundee was narrowly defeated this week. The motion... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
There is no evidence that switching off street lights at night in Norfolk has increased crime, according to the county council. Norfolk has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycle campaigners want the courts in England and Wales to make more use of driving bans for drivers who cause danger but  show no evidence of... 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
Ministers may scrap plans for an outright ban on using CCTV cameras in on-street parking enforcement in England (LTT 4 Oct 13). Transport minister... continue
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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
Network Rail has introduced a ban on vehicles entering Edinburgh’s Waverley rail station with immediate effect. In recent months the station... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors have approved the principle of installing a bus shelter in a Scottish town against the wishes of the local community council and Police... continue
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