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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authority road safety, sustainable transport and public health teams  should work together to capitalise on mutual interests, says a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Solihull are being urged to drop plans to replace signal-controlled pedestrian crossings with informal courtesy crossings as part of a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is being urged to establish a working group to rewrite England’s statutory parking guidance and revise the rules on the use of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld complaints against another advert attacking Brighton & Hove City Council’s 20mph... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The introduction of safer lorry designs on UK roads moved a step closer this week after the  European Parliament voted by 606:54 to change the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The design of lorry cabs are set to be changed to reduce the number of blind spots and to reduce the damage caused by impacts with cyclists and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More pedestrian countdown signals, trials of pedestrian detection systems on buses, and more enforcement of 20mph speed limits are among the measures... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will install rear-facing average speed cameras on the A13 and on the proposed average speed camera trial routes (A406, A40, A2... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Barnet has rejected the idea of introducing a borough-wide 20mph speed limit.  A report by a task and finish group of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport scotland is consulting on whether to relax the criteria for where speed cameras are installed.  The consultation asks if the remit of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum London NW10
Oliver Carsten’s demolition of “our” “road safety performance” (Letters LTT 21 Apr) is a welcome first step by a senior... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Perhaps Robert Davis’ benign title as chairman of the Road Danger Reduction Forum is a giveaway – how can roads carrying large,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Adrian Hetherington (Letters LTT 21 Mar) provides yet another incoherent criticism of me and the Alliance of British Divers (ABD). LTT isn’t... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Back in January, I finished this column by expressing my concern that, in this country, from the moment we pass our driving test, we assume driving... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Safer Roads Humber partnership has criticised one of its member councils, saying it is withdrawing funding in order to tackle dog... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT today makes available the data it will use to decide how local authorities will be rewarded or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A third of a million people will be killed or hospitalised on the roads in Greater Britain by 2030 if current trends are allowed to continue, a... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road safety and public health teams should forge stronger links  to capitalise on the benefits of promoting active travel such as walking and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Three London boroughs will  receive up to £30m each from Transport for London to fund their ‘Mini Holland’ proposals to boost... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hants GU32
If the London Borough of Merton and TMS Consultancy do not know that 1 to 1.5 road casualties a month over one year is too little data to be... continue
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