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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is to install average speed cameras on four major roads in the capital.  The cameras will replace 35 spot speed cameras on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT’s head of statistics has endorsed a new method for measuring the effect of speed cameras on road casualties, which aims to isolate the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Transport for London’s claims for speed camera effectiveness are just the most recent example of long-term flawed and selective analysis... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport for London has been criticised for claiming that speed cameras are ten times more effective at reducing killed and serious injuries than... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham Norfolk NR20
So Brighton and Hove Council, together with other organisations promoting 20mph speed limits across that city, believe there is “masses of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency plans to install average speed cameras on a two-and-a-half mile stretch of the A12 in Suffolk. The cameras will enforce a 70mph... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Advertising Standards Authority’s decision to reject a complaint about speed camera publicity material was “substantially... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Advertising Standards Authority’s council is reviewing its  recent ruling that Scotland’s speed camera partnership can continue... continue
Categories: Speed cameras, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has asked to see evidence about the road safety benefits of speed cameras.  Representatives from the Welsh... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government may raise the speed limit for lorries on single carriageway sections of the A9 between Perth and Inverness in response to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Professor Allsop’s estimates of the benefits of speed cameras on cutting collisions fail on at least four counts the ‘Does it make... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Readers of your excellent report on Scotland’s safety camera partnership’s forced and belated admission of exaggerated casualty benefits... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave Finney, Slough SL2, www.speedcamerareport.co.uk
I am writing to to clear up some confusion that may have arisen following the publication of Professor Richard Allsop’s speed camera report for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Allsop, Emeritus professor of transport studies, Faculty of engineering science, University College London, London WC1E
In your last issue you reported some comments by speed camera critics of my recent RAC Foundation report that offers guidance on analysis of data... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government’s reporting of casualty data at speed camera sites are unfit to be classified as official statistics because their... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser Stirling FK8
Regarding the articles on speed cameras on page 6 and page 15 of the last issue, is it not about time that we moved on to the more interesting... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union/Drive East Midlands, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
It is a pity that the left-wing ideologically anti-driver brigade need to be personal in their rhetoric about experts who don’t happen to agree... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Speed camera critics say the RAC Foundation’s new guidance on analysing speed camera data  grossly exaggerates the effect of cameras on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport Scotland is to change the way it reports road casualty data at speed camera sites after an independent review highlighted major errors with... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE CONTENTIOUS issue of speed cameras, and their effectiveness, flared up once again in the media last week after the publication of a report by the... continue
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