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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
There is much I agree with in Andrew Fraser’s letter (ibid) about the drawbacks of speed cameras, but then he spoils it by advocating the use... continue
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Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Speed cameras should indeed be scrapped as Andrew Fraser says (Letters LTT 11 Jan), but so should Intelligent (sic) Speed Adaptation, for many of the... continue
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In brief
Transport Scotland is investing £2.4m to convert wet film speed cameras to digital equipment. There are currently 168 fixed site speed cameras... continue
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Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
I read your recent feature ‘Road safety: time to rethink how we assess interventions?’ and the subsequent letter from Professor Richard... continue
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Media monitor
On 14 December Guardian columnist Andrew Brown reported his experiences on a speed awareness course, which he attended after being caught by a speed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
May I suggest that you refrain from printing pictures of incorrectly parked vehicles, particularly in association with road safety matters... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Dosthill, Tamworth, Staffs B77
I wondered how long it would be before greedy insurance companies acted to increase premiums for drivers who avoid three licence points by attending... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alan Young, Senior technical director, WSP UK Birmingham B5
I read with interest the article in this week’s LTT by Andrew Forster on road safety and the interpretation of data before and after the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Allsop, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, London WC1E
In his feature about Dave Finney’s analyses of data concerning the effects of speed cameras in the Thames Valley, Andrew Forster correctly... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ever since the first speed cameras were installed on Britain’s roads in the 1990s, a debate has raged about how effective they are in cutting... continue
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Regular news
The Scottish Government is examining installing average speed cameras along a 138-mile stretch of the A9 trunk road from Dunblane to Inverness... continue
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Regular news
All fixed site speed cameras in the West Midlands conurbation will be turned off from 1 April next year following a decision by West Midlands Police... continue
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Regular news
Average speed cameras are to be installed on a South Yorkshire road where six people have died over the last five years. The South Yorkshire Safer... continue
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Regular news
82% of of people currently think it is acceptable for the authorities to use speed cameras, according to the results of the Institute of Advanced... continue
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Regular news
The use of average speed cameras in London is to be stepped up as part of a multi-million pound upgrade to the capital’s camera network. New... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, President, Drivers’ Protest Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
The profiteers of road safety must be salivating at some of the schemes being promoted lately. Evidence of this can be found in your story about West... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London is funding a £40m programme to convert all 900 of the capital’s wet film speed and red light cameras to digital... continue
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Main editorial comment
In our 06 July issue we reported safety concerns of the police, fire service and local authorities in South Yorkshire over the Highways... continue
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Regular news
Road safety campaigners in Scotland have welcomed a reduction in the number of people killed or seriously injured at safety camera sites following... continue
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Regular news
The impact of funding cuts on speed camera operations in England has been revealed in a new survey by the RAC Foundation. The Foundation made Freedom... continue
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