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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Ealing was this week expected to  scrap an experiment that has allowed motorbikes to use bus lanes. Ealing has trialled... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scottish local authorities will receive a ring-fenced budget for walking, cycling and safer streets schemes next year, the Scottish Government has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in East Sussex are calling for a change to the way the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership apportions safety camera enforcement between the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Goverment's is refusing to support a change to the clocks that could cut road accidents. The Daylight Savings Bill passed its Second Reading in... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new interactive website to help road safety practitioners evaluate education, training and publicity activities has been launched by the DfT and... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Douglas Stewart, Peterculter, Aberdeen AB14
Keith Peat seeks “that little bit extra that defines a road safety and driving expert”. Perhaps it is the humility to realise that a key... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Boor, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33
The Association of British Drivers’ website claims: “The objective of the organisation is to provide an active, responsible voice to... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Daniel Scharf, GreenSpeed, Abingdon, Oxon OX14
A large proportion of the letters pages in the last two issues has been devoted to speed, with a concentration on its role in road safety. In fact,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Gifford, Executive Director, Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety, London SW1P
Keith Peat is clearly entitled to his opinions about his CV and what he terms “flawed road safety policy”. He should, however, be more... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Miller, Ipswich
With all the current discussion in the letters pages about road safety and speed, I think we should briefly note that deaths on Britain’s roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Alsager ST7
Malcolm Heymer says that “tailgating is the inevitable consequence of setting speed limits too low”. I disagree. It arises because... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Associate, Traffic Management and Safety Ltd, Coventry
Thank you for publishing the letter from my professional colleague Lance Fogg regarding road safety expertise (ibid). Those of us who came into the... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
William Barter, Towcester, Northants NN2
Lance Fogg has a very odd idea of expertise if he takes knowing the difference between Diag 1004 and Diag 1005 as a criterion. He can rest assured... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in East Lothian have ruled out raising speed limits on stretches of road where a review suggests existing limits are too low. The review,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Walking and cycling expenditure north of the border could be heavily cut if, as expected, the Scottish Government removes ring-fencing from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The pressure to retain the use of speed cameras grew this week as the RAC Foundation published a new report assessing the casualty reduction benefits... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new funding model is close to being agreed that should secure the long-term future of speed cameras on England’s road network. No official... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Director and environment spokesman, Association of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs
Edward Gibbins indulges himself with inane waffle about speed and the Association of British Drivers (ibid). A substantial proportion of dangerous... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Dereham, Norfolk
Despite my previous letters explaining the correct setting of speed limits, Edward Gibbins still does not appear to understand the real purpose of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London
Paul Hemingway is quite right when he says that appropriate speed is fundamental to driving safely and also that the appropriate speed does not... continue
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