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Parking Review
Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
Many parking authorities have had to contend with vandalism of parking terminals, but in East Sussex the scale of the problem was of a more sustained... continue
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Operational
A verdict of accidental death was recorded on a 79-year-old woman who was hit by a hospital car park barrier, a Gloucester inquest was told. Anne... continue
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Construction
Composite has raised safety standards on its construction sites with the adoption of ‘near miss’ reporting procedures. It believes it is... continue
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Construction
Sunderland City Council has announced the closure of a city centre car park on public safety grounds. The 390-space Central multi-storey, built in... continue
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Rail News
Passengers who smoke, drink or cause a nuisance on the railways will face on-the-spot fines under new police powers announced by Transport Minister... continue
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Enforcement News
Stockport Borough Council is introducing new safety measures to protect children and crossing patrols. The “Stop Means Stop” campaign... continue
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Enforcement News
Drivers who break the speed limit by more than 20mph could face a six-point penalty on their licence under government proposals. The tougher penalty... continue
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Enforcement News
Some 50,000 bags of litter are dumped on the M25 and its link roads each year, according to figures released by the Conservatives. The figures, from... continue
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Operational
New powers to help councils deal with motorists who throw litter out of vehicles have been put on hold after an error in the drafting of the... continue
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In brief
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon joined Cub Scouts this week to launch the Personal Safety badge at St Pancras station. The Scout Association, in... continue
Categories: Rail, Safety, Other, Serco, All of UK
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In brief
Two National Express coach drivers have been jailed for five and six years respectively after the vehicles they were driving were involved in fatal... continue
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Operational
NCP Manchester says its introduction of mobile customer support teams using bicycles to patrol car parks and check on daily systems maintenance is... continue
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Awards
The deadline for submissions to the ?British Parking Awards 2009 has been extended to Monday 12 January. The extension has become a traditional... continue
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Safer Parking
Eleven of Spelthorne Borough Council’s car parks have successfully gained Park Mark status in the British Parking Association’s Safer... continue
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Airports
New powers in the London Local Authorities and Transport Act 2008, jointly promoted by London Councils and Transport for London, help make the... continue
Parking Review
Car Crime
Viv Nicholas
The European Secure Vehicle Alliance (ESVA) recently undertook a small research exercise to investigate the increasing incidence of theft of number... continue
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Car park design
Car park operators can reduce the energy consumption of fluorescent lighting systems by up to 30% through using a voltage reduction system. Block,... continue
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Safer Parking Lead Story
A fictitious news story concerning a fatal fire is being used to warn people in Folkestone, Kent, that their bad parking habits could be putting... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has launched a new hard-hitting TV and radio advertising campaign that illustrates in graphic detail the tragic consequences of misusing... continue
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Business Monitor
A?NEW report published by the Department for Transport provides a fascinating insight into the attitudes of public transport users towards personal... continue
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