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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government’s plans to make careless driving a fixed penalty offence could lead to  drivers being penalised on the basis of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Buckinghamshire’s cabinet has agreed to switch street lights backed on at six of the 46 locations where it turned them off as part of an... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, President, Drivers’ Protest Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
The profiteers of road safety must be salivating at some of the schemes being promoted lately. Evidence of this can be found in your story about West... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 2 August Guardian columnist Zoe Williams suggested that pedestrians need to become a far more vocal and visible pressure group. “Mile for... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The tragic death of a cyclist, killed by a bus transporting journalists to one of the Olympic venues during the 2012 London Games, generated a brief... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Road safety campaigners have acknowledged that DfT casualty figures for 2011 showed that as the total number of 20mph roads increases, so do the... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Mobile phones and other electronic devices could be partly to blame for the increasing number of pedestrian casualties recorded in London, TfL... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alan Cook has been re-appointed non-executive chairman of the Highways Agency for a further 12 months, to assist in implementing the recommendations... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Half of motorists caught breaking the speed limit by speed cameras in the West Midlands conurbation opted to pay £80 to attend a speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is launching a programme of works to improve cyclist safety at more than 50 major junctions this autumn. Over the next 18... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Bristol have approved the city-wide roll-out of 20mph signed-only speed limits to cover 90% of the city’s road network. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is funding a £40m programme to convert all 900 of the capital’s wet film speed and red light cameras to digital... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Milton Keynes Council is to switch back on almost all the streetlights on the city’s grid roads  at night following the recent deaths of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
TfL has announced that work is to commence on improving the safety of 50 junctions that are dangerous for cyclists. This list excludes a junction at... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In our 06 July issue we reported safety concerns of the police, fire service and local authorities in South Yorkshire over the Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Road safety campaigners in Scotland have welcomed a reduction in the number of people killed or seriously injured at safety camera sites following... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers have advised against installing farside pedestrian signals at Puffin crossings, despite their work showing such signals are popular with... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
In the last issue of this august periodical Tim Morton wrote in his Viewpoint column (I paraphrase): “As transport planners we do a good job,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
As shadow transport minister John Woodcock pointed out when the new road casualty statistics were published (ibid), the Government’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
In your last edition you quote Robert Gifford, executive director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS), noting that... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
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