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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The impact of funding cuts on speed camera operations in England has been revealed in a new survey by the RAC Foundation. The Foundation made Freedom... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Speed cameras in Wiltshire could be switched back on two years after they were turned off. A council spokeswoman told LTT that a review is currently... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers plan to ‘name and shame’ local authorities in England that fail to make satisfactory progress on improving their road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield GU32
Having studied road casualty data, trends and claims for thousands of hours over some 12 years I find Dave Finney’s analysis of the impact of... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Over the last 20 years speed cameras have become a familiar part of the roadside furniture in the UK. But what effect have they had on injury... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is to retain its 26 fixed speed cameras but place more enforcement emphasis at 20 mobile camera sites.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in the West Midlands this week approved funding that should enable speed camera enforcement to continue in the next financial year. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Prime minister David Cameron and French president Nicolas Sarkozy aren’t best of buddies right now but it’s not just on resolving the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Protest Union, Sutton-on Sea, Lincs
I really must respond to some of the comments made by readers in response to Paul Biggs’ original letter (ibid). Terms such as “blinkered... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
President Obama’s vision of a nation criss-crossed with high-speed rail lines disintegrated long ago. But one part of his grand plan is still... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of fixed site speed cameras in Wales looks likely to dramatically fall as existing wet film cameras become obsolete.   The... continue
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Regular news
Speed cameras in Newcastle have been made operational  for the first time in years, after councillors reacted angrily to discovering they were... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
In an era of austerity, partnerships between different public sector organisations that involve pooling resources and staff to maximise impact have... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
The Home Office has approved a new average speed camera system designed to reduce the cost of camera enforcement. The SPECS3 POD (Portable Outstation... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Philip Hammond predicted that only 5% of people would oppose raising the limit to 80mph – but judging by the reaction to his plan, many of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council looks set to become the first local authority to use average speed cameras to enforce a 20mph speed limit for road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of people killed or seriously injured in road accidents at sites covered by average speed cameras has dropped by an average of 73%,... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The publication by the DfT in August of more data on the accident records in the vicinity of some of the UK’s speed camera sites led to some... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities on Merseyside are considering whether to commit to the long-term future of safety camera enforcement. David Foulkes,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has no plans to introduce graduated fixed penalties for speeding, transport secretary Philip Hammond has told MPs. The power to vary... continue
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