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Parking Review
People News
Kenneth Grange, designer of the InterCity 125 train, the Kenwood Chef food blender and Britain’s first parking meter was knighted in the New... continue
Parking Review
Cover Story
Patrick McDonnell
Many city centre car parks are not suitable for disabled users, suggests a report from Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK), a national campaigning charity... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Some 1,901 people were killed in road accidents in 2011, a 3%  rise over the previous year. The statistics from the Department for Transport... continue
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Electric vehicles
Funding of £11m to encourage people to change to electric vehicles (EVs) from fossil fuels has benefitted only a “handful of... continue
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Articles
A plan to extend 20mph speed limits across most residential roads in England within ten years will be considered at the Liberal Democrat conference... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Road safety campaigners have acknowledged that DfT casualty figures for 2011 showed that as the total number of 20mph roads increases, so do the... continue
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Articles
Mark Moran
A consultation on updating guidance on setting local speed limits is being carried out by the Department for Transport (DfT). The new guidance would... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Patrick McDonnell
The Government’s plans to make careless driving a fixed penalty offence could lead to drivers being penalised on the basis of... continue
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Articles
Patrick McDonnell
A £14m CCTV hub will give British Transport Police (BTP) and other UK police forces access to 33,000 cameras at train and tube stations across... continue
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News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Councils outside London look set to be given powers to enforce moving traffic offences such as illegal U-turns, blocking yellow box junctions and... continue
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Articles
The number of deaths caused by drink-driving related road accidents fell sharply last year, provisional government figures reveal. Fatalities fell by... continue
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Articles
Utility companies have been charged £31m in fines for overstaying their allotted time for roadworks over the last three years, according to... continue
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Parking Policy
Prime minister David Cameron has made a commitment to publishing the data held on the Department for Transport’s National Car Park... continue
Categories: multi-storey, DfT
Parking Review
Debates
Gordon Bell
Differential parking penalties enable local authorities to apply higher sanctions for more serious parking infringements. In October 2007 I posed the... continue
Parking Review
People News
Marilyn Waldron has retired from the Department for Transport, where she was head of traffic regulation, a role which saw her oversee the... continue
Categories: awards, BPA, DfT, All of UK
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The British Parking Association (BPA) launched its second Master Plan for Parking on Wednesday 6 July at the president’s reception in the... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames has apologised to motorists for issuing over 20,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) for parking-related... continue
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Parking Policy
New guidance on residential parking policy is being prepared by the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation and the Institute of... continue
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Parking Policy
The draft National Planning Policy Framework proposes the scrapping of the national maximum parking standards for non-residential land uses that... continue
Categories: new car parks, DfT, England
Parking Review
Enforcement Lead Story
Mark Moran
Over four million penalty charge notices (PCNs) are issued by councils outside London, according to the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT). The... continue
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