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Local Transport Today
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Researchers have recommended a new method to simplify the police’s collection of information about the severity of road accident... continue
Local Transport Today
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English highway authorities outside London may not get powers to enforce moving traffic offences because of the Government’s opposition to... continue
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Andrew Forster
Speed and red light cameras in Oxfordshire were turned off last weekend  following the county council’s decision to slash funding to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The House of Commons transport committee has announced a new inquiry into drink and drug driving law. Evidence is invited by 31 August.... continue
Local Transport Today
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The number of penalty charge notices issued to motorists in London fell 11% last year. Boroughs and Transport for London issued a total of ... continue
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Lead Story
Britain's lead police chief on roads policing this week urged  highway authorities in England to avoid making knee-jerk reactions that  put... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Highway Authorities and police forces across England are rethinking their road safety strategies following the receipt of a letter from road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new task force to tackle bicycle theft has been launched in London. Transport for London is funding the 30-strong Police Cycle Task Force to tackle... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
West Sussex County Council has become the latest highway authority to overrule police concerns about introducing lower speed limits. The... continue
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Regular news
Speed Cameras are to be deployed in one of the last parts of the country where they have never been used. North Yorkshire and City of York councils... continue
Local Transport Today
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Surrey County Council is to give local area committee’s more power to set speed limits – even if that results in motorists driving at... continue
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News
LOOK CCTV has won a three-year contract to supply all new Stagecoach buses with CCTV. The contract will cover several hundred buses each year until... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities in South Wales are drawing up plans to take over civil parking enforcement after the police notified them of plans to withdraw from... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Well, not everyone started singing. I’ll tell you about it. The 149 bus route in London is served by the notorious multi-entry bendy buses and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Westminster are calling on the police to step up enforcement against cyclists who flout traffic laws. “Of particular concern is... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The London Road Safety Campaign has recently been re-running an advertising campaign that I don’t remember noticing last year, with the slogan... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has set up an independent review of the law on drink and drug driving. Sir Peter North will advise on changes to the drink driving... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A Lincolnshire road haulier has been thwarted in his plans to demonstrate a ‘super size’ vehicle on the road network after the police and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Just 15% of motorists detected speeding or jumping red lights in the capital this year are likely to face the possibility of prosecution. The figure... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Perhaps the key part of Bradford’s strategy to improve road safety is, in fact, a very old concept – roads policing. “I am putting... continue
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