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Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Professor Stephen Stradling claims that drivers with penalty points for speeding are twice as likely to be involved in an accident than those without... continue
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The DfT has granted final approval to a £40m programme to improve bus links in East Lancashire. The Pennine Reach package is being promoted by... continue
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The politics of transport on Merseyside would make a fascinating topic for a doctoral thesis. Tensions between Liverpool City Council and... continue
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Andrew Forster
The Government is to ban the use of mobile and static CCTV cameras for enforcing parking rules in England, claiming councils are using the technology... continue
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The Midlands Highways Alliance has announced the shortlisted contractors for two four-year frameworks for delivering road improvements.  Five... continue
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Traffic bollards featuring ‘keep left’ signs are not always necessary for indicating the side of a feature road users should pass,... continue
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A major programme of reforms to level crossing legislation in Britain has been put forward by the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission. The... continue
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Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has used his Conservative party speech to blast Labour for failing to invest in infrastructure as the... continue
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Lee Baker
A four year framework to handle highways contracts totalling up to £261 million is being commissioned by the Midlands Highway... continue
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Council leaders in the Liverpool City Region want to take over the management of some Highways Agency roads as part of plans to create a Liverpool... continue
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Andrew Forster
The DfT has paved the way for more development to be built close to England’s motorways and trunk road networks.  The new policy on... continue
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Norman Baker has asked the Association of Chief Police Officers to rewrite its guidance on 20mph enforcement to bringing it into line with... continue
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Hertfordshire County Council says it is saving £1.16m a year on energy bills after converting more than 80,000 of its 118,000 street lights to... continue
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Peter Stonham
New ways of detecting and prioritising cyclists at signalised junctions are now proven and ready to incorporate in traffic control systems, this... continue
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Cloud computing presents huge opportunities for improving traffic management, Mark Bodger, business analyst at Siemens Mobility, told this... continue
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The London Borough of Wandsworth is to improve accessibility for cyclists by allowing contra-flow cycling on ten roads and permitting them to move... continue
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The City of London wants to change freight delivery patterns to cut congestion and improve road safety and air quality.  Among measures being... continue
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Boris Johnson has ruled out banning lorries from parts of London at particular times of day.  He told the London Assembly last week that the... continue
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Andrew Forster
The Road Haulage Association this week launched a campaign against the Government’s plans to toll a 12-mile section of the A14  east-west... continue
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Chris Holme, Bristol BS3
I note with interest councillor Brian Allinson’s reply to Gavin Smith (Letters LTT 9 Aug). As a resident of Ashton Road and a daily... continue
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