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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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Regular news
Speed cameras do bring about a reduction in collisions and casualties even after the effects of other influences such as trends and regression to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Advertising Standards Authority has asked a manufacturer of average speed cameras  to change the wording of an advert following a complaint... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London wants the power to enforce mandatory cycle lanes with cameras. “We will ask for new powers to carry out camera... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is preparing for a major expansion of speed and red light camera coverage on the capital’s roads, including the possible... continue
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Letters to the editor
Eric Bridgstock, St Albans, Herts AL4
I have followed the recent debate about average speed cameras (ASC), stemming from claims for casualty reduction in a Vysionics SPECS advertisement,... continue
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Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
I well remember an elderly lady being interviewed on television about the efficacy of her patent medicine replying: “The advertisers speak very... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ian Belchamber, Poole, Dorset BH16
Speed is a measure of distance over time. As we are required to regularly change position we have to have speed. We can of course reduce it, and if... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
I feel I must respond to Geoff Collins of Vysionics in his letter in support of average speed cameras (ibid). I would immediately observe that Geoff... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Geoff Collins is stretching the limits of credibility in his defence of Vysionics’ claims that SPECS average speed cameras reduce KSI (killed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Geoff Collins, Sales & marketing director, Vysionics ITS Ltd, Frimley, Surrey GU16
The use of average speed enforcement cameras is a contentious issue for some, but so too are the reported casualty reduction benefits delivered by... continue
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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
Local Transport Today
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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