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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffs
I was amused by the letter about cyclists wearing cameras to record “motorists’ lunacy”. I’m thinking that perhaps they could... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
I begin this month where I left off last, by referring to the case studies presented at the Shared Space 2011 conference: four contemporary street... continue
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In brief
Scottish Natural Heritage has appointed transport consultants to investigate the growing problem of collisions between vehicles and deer on... continue
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Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
A couple of weeks ago the football authorities started a campaign against the gobby morons of the football world. These seem to be mainly vociferous... continue
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Letters to the editor
It is gratifying that the effects of shared space schemes are coming under scrutiny. However, there still appears to be little consensus on their... continue
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Letters to the editor
What the RAC Foundation and the Association of British Drivers both need to accept is that the act of simply exceeding an arbitrary and unscientific... continue
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Regular news
A plan to make it compulsory for cyclists to wear helmets in Northern Ireland has passed its second reading in the Northern Ireland Assembly. The... continue
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In brief
The widespread application of signed-only 20mph limits in residential streets could significantly cut road accident casualties, according to a report... continue
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Regular news
Leeds City Council is installing bus lane enforcement cameras after a survey found that up to 500 drivers a day were illegally cutting through city... continue
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News extra
Rik Thomas
The First DfT-sponsored research project to investigate the actual evidence behind the theory of the ‘shared space’ urban design concept... continue
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Regular news
An academic's report claiming that the decommissioning of all speed cameras could lead to 800 additional killed and serious injuries a year has been... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
2009 was the ninth successive year that the total number of casualties recorded on London’s road network was the lowest recorded. In 2009,... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Road Accidents are a bigger source of serious delays on London’s road network than utility streetworks or highway authority... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, London SW20
It is incomprehensible that successive governments continue to refuse to adopt double summer time because it does not suit five million Scots.... continue
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Regular news
Suffolk County Council this week announced it would withdraw from the Suffolk Safety Camera Partnership from 1 April. David Chenery, Suffolk’s... continue
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Regular news
No amount of further research is likely to explain  why there is a huge disparity between the number of serious road accident injuries recorded... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
One of those cryptic passing comments in a newspaper article told me that Tod Machover, a musician, designer and professor at MIT, has invented a... continue
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Regular news
Northamptonshire County Council is to dissolve its road safety partnership and halve subsidies for buses in response to cuts in formula grant. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ed Gibbins, Alsager ST7
The Marxist philosophy of Keith Peat is absurd. There isn’t a single piece of life-saving equipment that isn’t sold at a profit to... continue
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In brief
A plan to improve road safety on the A47 Acle Straight in Norfolk by relocating water-filled ditches (dykes) away from the roadside appears in doubt... continue
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