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Local Transport Today
People/people
PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, has appointed Amy Napthine as transport safety commission & working party... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Do you ever just sit, or stand, and watch people go by? If you don’t, you should. If you do, maybe you should do it some more. The life of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Clearer, standardised road markings are needed if the safety benefits of self-steering cars are not to be lost, a report says today. Eurorap,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Transport for London has unveiled a new design of junction to boost cycling safety. But the plans have been overshadowed by five cyclist fatalities... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Transport for London’s claims for speed camera effectiveness are just the most recent example of long-term flawed and selective analysis... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Robert Davies, Road Danger Reduction Forum
Last year the DfT ministers for cycling and road safety sparked outrage by suggesting that the Dutch had an inferior cycling safety record compared... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell 6% to 174 last year, according to figures published by the Scottish Government. Car occupant fatalities... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Health and Safety Executive has ordered Luton Airport and a design subcontractor to pay £372,695 in fines and costs for safety failings... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Sandwell have approved plans to introduce an area-wide 20mph limit in West Bromwich town centre. Sandwell’s highways services... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Birmingham City Council is consulting on introducing 20mph speed limits across the city’s residential streets and on busy high streets.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A coroner has urged Transport for London to review the  use of unbordered blue strips of carriageway to mark out sections of the capital’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to make lorry designs safer and more aerodynamic risk  becoming bogged down in the EU, the Freight Transport Association has warned. A... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport for London has been criticised for claiming that speed cameras are ten times more effective at reducing killed and serious injuries than... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The annual risk mapping of Britain’s motorways and A roads is to be revamped because too many roads are now scoring the best marks even though... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham Norfolk NR20
So Brighton and Hove Council, together with other organisations promoting 20mph speed limits across that city, believe there is “masses of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
I’ve surprised quite a few friends by standing down as a local councillor. The pressures of other commitments, many of which – ironically... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has started working with six truck manufacturers and a group of freight operators on the design of construction lorries that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Jack Semple, Director of policy, Road Haulage Association, Weybridge, Surrey KT13
Sustrans apparently mis-understands the DfT’s HGV/cyclist accident statistics, on which you reported (‘Night-time deliveries urged to cut... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council is considering adopting risk-based criteria for identifying where to invest in road safety measures. The council currently bases... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Motorists caught exceeding 20mph speed limits could be sent on speed awareness courses under new speed enforcement guidelines published by the... continue
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