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Local Transport Today
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Satnav provider TomTom has released a new ‘speed cam’ app for the iPhone, giving drivers access to fixed and mobile speed camera alerts.... continue
Local Transport Today
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A new ‘electronic’ cycle jacket, Visijax, has been launched by UK company Li & Co Ltd to improve the safety and visibility of... continue
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Viewpoint
  There has been much coverage in recent issues of LTT regarding the expansion of aviation capacity in the South East of England – whether... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow has told MPs there is “no leadership from the state” on cycle safety. Speaking on front of the House of... continue
Local Transport Today
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TRL, The UK’s Transport Research Laboratory, and Road Safety Analysis (RSA) have announced that they are to combine their capabilities and... continue
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The draft declaration issued by PACTS for discussion at the ‘Aiming for Zero’ conference was as follows: “This conference... continue
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News extra
Rik Thomas
The nation’s road safety community would appear to be becoming increasingly uneasy about the current Government’s attitudes towards road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The UK is expected to have had the lowest number of road deaths per head of population in the EU last year, despite a 5% increase compared to 2010,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bath & North East Somerset Council this week became the latest local authority to approve plans for signed-only 20mph speed limits across all... continue
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Transport for London is to implement what is believed to be the UK’s first ‘early start’ traffic light priority system for cyclists... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drive East Midlands, Drivers’ (protest) Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincs
There are several items in your latest issue that really do require some reaction. The predictions of massive traffic growth are not new ones and are... continue
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Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
Stephen Plowden in his recent letter proposes to assist cyclists by setting the speed limit to 20mph (LTT 16 Mar). What should be the ideal... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sheffield City Council is to take an incremental approach to introducing signed-only 20mph limits, saying evidence from elsewhere does not lend... continue
Local Transport Today
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Roads minister Mike Penning struggled to defend the Government’s decision not to set new road safety targets in the face of questioning from... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
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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
In brief
Motorists should not expect to be able to drive at 90mph if the Government increases the motorway speed limit to 80mph, roads minister Mike Penning... continue
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Cycling ambassadors could be appointed in universities and colleges across London in an effort to promote safer cycling by students. The idea is... continue
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The DfT has written to local authority chief executives and political leaders across England urging them to do more to promote safe cycling. The... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council has pledged to work with cyclist and disability groups to address their concerns about plans to convert a busy... continue
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A significant safety feature of the new V40 model of car recently launched by Volvo is what is believed to be the first commercially available... continue
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