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Local Transport Today
In brief
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is offering to manage the back office processes for civil parking enforcement on behalf of three other South... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport ministers this week over-ruled officials and instructed police forces in England to publish data about how many offences each fixed speed... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Speed cameras are by no means the media hot topic that they were when LTT first began its Media Monitor column some eight years ago, but every now... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The future of safety camera operations in Suffolk will be decided this summer. Suffolk County Council will withdraw from the safety camera... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Geffen, Campaigns & policy director, CTC, Guilford, Surrey, GU2
In response to Paul Biggs’s rant about bicycles being the “weapon of choice” for “getting away with” killing... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road safety minister Mike Penning has laid new regulations before Parliament that will make it an offence to keep an uninsured vehicle, rather than... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Drivers in London who commit the most serious parking and moving traffic contraventions, such as parking on a double yellow/red line, will pay higher... continue
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Regular news
Speed Cameras were switched back on in Oxfordshire last week, following implementation of a new funding mechanism by Thames Valley Police. The... continue
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People/people
Phil Gormley, chief constable of Norfolk Constabulary, is to replace Mick Giannasi, Gwent’s chief constable, as the Association of Chief Police... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffs
I was amused by the letter about cyclists wearing cameras to record “motorists’ lunacy”. I’m thinking that perhaps they could... continue
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Regular news
South Yorkshire Police has developed a new funding model to ensure the continued use of the conurbation’s safety cameras after the cessation of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Sheffield are reviewing the practice of storing data from automatic numberplate recognition (ANPR) cameras amid privacy... continue
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Regular news
All fixed speed cameras in the West Midlands conurbation could be turned off on 1 April after the councils this week refused to provide the police... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Suffolk County Council this week announced it would withdraw from the Suffolk Safety Camera Partnership from 1 April. David Chenery, Suffolk’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
No amount of further research is likely to explain  why there is a huge disparity between the number of serious road accident injuries recorded... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new funding model is close to being agreed that should secure the long-term future of speed cameras on England’s road network. No official... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Speed Cameras in Oxfordshire are set to be switched back on in a ground-breaking funding deal struck between the  the county council and Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Norfolk County Council looks set to follow Oxfordshire, Swindon and Thurrock by ceasing to fund speed cameras. Councillors voted last week by nine... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton
Table 4(a) of the DfTs Reported Road Casualties Great Britain Annual Report 2008 shows that, in 2008, speeding was recorded in 14% of fatal accidents... continue
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Regular news
Researchers have recommended a new method to simplify the police’s collection of information about the severity of road accident... continue
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