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Local Transport Today
In brief
Labour London assembly member Val Shawcross has voiced disappointment that only 11 of the most dangerous road junctions in London for cyclists will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An average speed camera system went live this week on the A9 between Dunblane and Inverness. In tandem with the cameras, the speed limit for heavy... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Developers of autonomous vehicles must get to grips with the threat posed by computer hackers, a motor industry insurance specialist has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of people reported by the police as killed or injured on Scotland’s roads in 2013 fell 10 per cent to 11,498, according to Transport... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fitting cameras and in-cab screens to heavy goods vehicles is a better way to cut collisions between HGVs and cyclists than fitting additional... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Leonard has left his post as Birmingham City Council’s transportation policy manager to become the Highways Agency’s safer roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Andrew Forster
Not so very long ago the idea of a big road investment programme in England seemed rather fanciful. Protests against many of the schemes proposed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The significant possibilities of achieving transport benefits by applying ideas from behavioural psychology were revealed at a discussion meeting of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has developed plans to turn the Highways Agency into a Government-owned company so that the regulator can carry out enforcement activity if... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is to consult on plans for a borough-wide 20mph speed limit. “Implementation will be dependent on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Metropolitan Police has started enforcing 20mph speed limits in the London Borough of Islington. Islington last year became the first borough to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The London Borough of Richmond has ruled out a borough-wide 20mph speed limit as well as two area-wide  20mph limits.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Northumberland County Council has cited hotly-contested research into the effects of speed cameras to justify the council remaining a member of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Tiffany Lynch suggests, quite rightly, that we get back to basics on road safety (Letters LTT 19 Sep). But what are these basics? Surely not those... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Analysis carried out by Dr Geoff Luxford shows that, during the 13 years prior to 1995, the time when the cameras really started to bite, deaths per... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
I must respond to Ian Drummond, an ex-council official, and his long letter denouncing regression to the mean (ibid). Firstly, I would ask how many... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
I agree in general terms with much of what Ian Drummond writes about the misuse of statistics, including the introduction of unnecessary complexity... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
For many years now, the LTT editorial office has regarded the Edinburgh tram scheme as the gift that just keeps on giving. This seemingly endless... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A CONSTRUCTION industry-led initiative set up to protect vulnerable road users has launched a new toolkit to help improve road safety in construction... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON, working with the University of Loughborough, has produced research indicating that changes to the design of HGV cabs could save... continue
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