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Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in East Sussex are calling for a change to the way the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership apportions safety camera enforcement between the... continue
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Regular news
The pressure to retain the use of speed cameras grew this week as the RAC Foundation published a new report assessing the casualty reduction benefits... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new funding model is close to being agreed that should secure the long-term future of speed cameras on England’s road network. No official... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Somerset have approved major reductions to the transport service as part of council-wide budget cuts. Members have approved plans to... continue
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Secondary stories
Speed Cameras in Oxfordshire are set to be switched back on in a ground-breaking funding deal struck between the  the county council and Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton
Rod King makes the unfounded statements against me saying that I “mistakenly mixed up a reduction in average speed with average journey time... continue
Categories: Speed cameras, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Empty speed camera housings continue to stand beside roads in Oxfordshire, eleven weeks after camera enforcement ended in the county. “There... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“An investigation by the Cochrane Collaboration, an international group of experts who normally specialise in health care, has reignited the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The risk of pedestrian fatalities in road accidents increases rapidly beyond vehicle speeds of 30mph, according to research for the DfT. By applying... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Norfolk County Council looks set to follow Oxfordshire, Swindon and Thurrock by ceasing to fund speed cameras. Councillors voted last week by nine... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
In the satirical magazine Private Eye a contributor identified as ‘Hedgehog’ recently took aim at the attitudes towards speed cameras of... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton
Calum Alexander and Anthony Lambert stoop to hurling insults in their attempt to discredit Paul Biggs and myself. Instead we rely on the data. Hence... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Environment spokesman, Association of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs
LTT correspondent Calum Alexander doesn’t understand the relationship between speed, speed limits and road safety. Appropriate speed for the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Alsager, Cheshire
Why does the media give space for a minority association to advance views on speed cameras that are not the views of the majority of motorists? The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Derby City Council is to test the effect of deactivating three speed cameras on vehicle speeds. Cameras will be bagged over for 12 weeks from 27... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Calum Alexander
So Messrs Biggs and Withrington, the Tweededum and Tweedledee spokespersons of the contrarian road safety movement, have made it into your letters... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Motoring organisation the AA this week called on ministers to rethink their opposition to speed cameras in England, and claimed that the views of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton
Table 4(a) of the DfTs Reported Road Casualties Great Britain Annual Report 2008 shows that, in 2008, speeding was recorded in 14% of fatal accidents... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Amid all the controversy about the consequences of switching off speed cameras (ibid), one issue gets little if any mention – the... continue
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