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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Northumberland County Council has cited hotly-contested research into the effects of speed cameras to justify the council remaining a member of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Tiffany Lynch suggests, quite rightly, that we get back to basics on road safety (Letters LTT 19 Sep). But what are these basics? Surely not those... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Analysis carried out by Dr Geoff Luxford shows that, during the 13 years prior to 1995, the time when the cameras really started to bite, deaths per... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
I must respond to Ian Drummond, an ex-council official, and his long letter denouncing regression to the mean (ibid). Firstly, I would ask how many... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
I agree in general terms with much of what Ian Drummond writes about the misuse of statistics, including the introduction of unnecessary complexity... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TfL) has awarded Siemens a contract to replace existing speed cameras on selected routes in the capital with new digital... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
I was most interested in the two-page spread of letters in the last LTT from Messrs Drummond, Francis and Mooney about the statistical justification... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Mooney is a retired physicist, who has worked in fire safety research.
The recent papers by researchers from Newcastle University and the Northumbria Safer Roads Initiative have determined that mobile speed cameras cut... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Regression to the mean (RTM) has been well understood for a hundred years and is clearly visible in any graph of road accidents, so the fact that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Death and injury on the roads has been a scourge of society since before even the invention of the motor car. Officials, campaigners and vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Vysionics has received Home Office Type Approval for its SPECS 3 VECTOR average speed cameras, the firm’s first fully integrated camera unit in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has released data on the locations and collision histories for safety cameras across the capital. The data covers the period... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A £2m programme is underway to upgrade speed and red light camera sites in the Essex area from wet film to digital technology.  The Essex... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An average speed camera system on the A9 in Scotland should go live in October. The system, using Vysionics SPECS3 equipment, is being installed on... 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
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
In brief
The use of temporary fixed speed cameras should be considered as a way of enforcing speed limits on local roads, says North Lanarkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has awarded Vysionics the contract to install an average speed camera system over 137 miles of the A9 between Dunblane and... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded Redflex Traffic Systems Ltd a further contract to supply new digital speed enforcement camera systems for... continue
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