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Local Transport Today
People/people
Jeremy Leach has joined 20mph speed limit campaign group ‘20s Plenty for Us’ as its London co-ordinator.  ... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 14 December Guardian columnist Andrew Brown reported his experiences on a speed awareness course, which he attended after being caught by a speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A BBC documentary entitled ‘The War on Britain’s Roads’ attracted a modicum of media criticism in early December. “A... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Brighton & Hove have approved the first phase of a plan to introduce 20mph speed limits across the council area. Most major roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Camden is to consult on a borough-wide 20mph limit that would cover the borough’s own main roads. The public could also... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Jack Semple, Director of policy, Road Haulage Association Ltd, Weybridge, Surrey KT13
The DfT’s consultation on raising the 40mph single-carriageway speed limit for HGVs is widely welcomed in the road haulage sector... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
I notice the transport committee of the London Assembly is suggesting that Transport for London should spend double its existing budget on cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
May I suggest that you refrain from printing pictures of incorrectly parked vehicles, particularly in association with road safety matters... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Dosthill, Tamworth, Staffs B77
I wondered how long it would be before greedy insurance companies acted to increase premiums for drivers who avoid three licence points by attending... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Young, Senior technical director, WSP UK Birmingham B5
I read with interest the article in this week’s LTT by Andrew Forster on road safety and the interpretation of data before and after the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Allsop, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, London WC1E
In his feature about Dave Finney’s analyses of data concerning the effects of speed cameras in the Thames Valley, Andrew Forster correctly... continue
Local Transport Today
News
TRL has been commissioned by the Royal Oman Police to undertake a study covering all aspects of road safety within the Sultanate. Following a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ever since the first speed cameras were installed on Britain’s roads in the 1990s, a debate has raged about how effective they are in cutting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lorry drivers will have to observe different speed limits on single carriageways in Scotland from the rest of Britain if the DfT goes ahead with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has promised “comprehensive” monitoring of road safety impacts if it goes ahead  and raises the speed limit for lorries on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The story in our last issue, ‘New road safety comparator website’, gave the wrong name for consultant that the DfT has appointed to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new coalition has been formed to promote the introduction of more 20mph speed limits and encourage drivers to drive at 20mph in the vicinity of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is examining installing average speed cameras along a 138-mile stretch of the A9 trunk road from Dunblane to Inverness... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London should double the amount of spending on cycling and give boroughs ring-fenced funding for cycle projects, the London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is beginning work to improve conditions for cyclists and pedestrians at the first of 50 road junctions on the Barclays... continue
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