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Local Transport Today
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Pedestrians are at fault for the majority of road traffic accidents they are involved in, according to accident reports compiled by the police. Road... continue
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A Scottish judge has provoked cyclists’ anger after concluding that a cyclist’s failure to wear a helmet contributed to her death in a... continue
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Transport for London has published guidance to help organisations build road safety  into procurement processes for goods deliveries. TfL... continue
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Transport for London and TRL are trialling a range of cycle safety features on the test track at TRL’s Berkshire headquarters. Volunteers are... continue
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Letters to the editor
Leon Mannings, Transport policy advisor, Motorcycle Action Group (UK), London SW16
As a former news and features writer for LTT, and now as a member of the mayor of London’s Roads Task Force and Transport for London’s... continue
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Letters to the editor
Matt Lovering, London, E14
I noted with wry amusement the admission from Andrew Gilligan in your current edition (‘London’s cycling commissioner admits TfL... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
LTT's coverage of Bedford Borough Council’s plans to improve cycle safety at a busy roundabout have sparked huge discussion on Twitter. They... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
On 30 April London’s Evening Standard editorialised on the subject of cycling, on the back of a news report on TRL’s current work to test... continue
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Lead Story
Bedford Borough Council is to apply Dutch experience to improve cycle safety at a busy roundabout in the town. Traversable plastic lane dividers... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire Police has given its support to Nottingham City Council’s plan to implement 20mph speed limits across all the residential... continue
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In brief
The DfT has described its forecast for reduced road accident killed and serious injuries in Great Britain as an “aspirational goal”. The... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
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Satellite navigation service provider Navevo has launched what it claims is the world’s first ‘cyclist alert’ safety feature as... continue
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Secondary stories
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) is reviewing its guidelines for speed limit enforcement. The review is considering matters including... continue
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Ministers have ruled out changing English civil law to make drivers liable for crashes with a cyclists, unless the driver can show the cyclist was at... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport for London has appointed Gordon Telling technical expert for the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) project. Telling is... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
LTT went to the Wirral last week and was ‘driven to distraction’ by this road safety sign that appears across the road network. DONT?... continue
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Secondary stories
Manchester City Council is to install trixi mirrors at 50 junctions to help drivers of large vehicles such as buses and lorries see cyclists. ... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic levels on the redesigned Exhibition Road in West London are much lower than forecast but many motorists are ignoring the 20mph speed limit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson’s plans to reconfigure London’s streets to make them bicycle-friendly could get bogged down in bureaucracy and controversy,... continue
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News extra
After several years of plateauing, the number of fatalities on Britain’s roads fell markedly between 2007 and 2010. Last month’s PACTS... continue
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