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Local Transport Today
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MPs have urged ministers to use the forthcoming review of road safety policies to show greater leadership in the field. The House of Commons... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
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
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THE?DFT?is inviting highway authorities in rural parts of England to come forward with plans to establish 40mph zones on minor roads. The invitation... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The emergency services and local authorities in South Yorkshire have voiced concern about the safety implications of the Highways Agency’s new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Parliament has created a cross-party group on cycling safety, chaired by Lothian Green party MSP Alison Johnston. Members include... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced a new £15m fund to improve junction safety for cyclists. The DfT is to write to English highway authorities outside... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
In the past year over 4,000 truck drivers were trained to be more aware of vulnerable road users, and specifically cyclists, at the behest of TfL,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities on London’s streets both increased last year but the total number of people killed and seriously injured on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government's road safety policies have come under the spotlight with the news that the number of people killed on Britain’s roads rose last... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council has ruled out  changing its policies to facilitate the implementation of more 20mph speed limits. Kent says it is receiving... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The steady decline in reported road casualties has been one of the transport sector’s good news stories in recent years, so last week’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Assembly transport committee is launching an investigation into cycle road safety in the capital. Sixteen cyclists died on London’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has completed the installation of an ‘early start’ traffic signal for cyclists on one of the arms of the Bow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council is to start reviewing pedestrian guardrailing (PGR) across the city using an assessment procedure borrowed from a... continue
Local Transport Today
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THE UK’s road safety policies have come in for criticism from the European Transport Safety Council. The ETSC gives the UK a ‘red’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Reported road accident casualties in Scotland fell to the lowest level ever recorded in 2011, figures have revealed. Total casualties fell 4% to... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 9 June The Guardian dug into its archives from 45 years previously to prove that there truly is nothing new under the sun. “The 70mph speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, Raynes Park, London SW20
Who really cares what The Daily Mail thinks about a minister riding his pushbike through some red lights (Media Monitor LTT 08 Jun)? (Or, come to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Blanket 20mph speed limits would be imposed on “smaller residential streets” across Northern Ireland under a private members’ Bill... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government is to bring forward plans later this year to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
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