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Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Southwark has become the first borough to implement Trixi mirrors at road junctions in an effort to reduce the number of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The AA has backed in principle the Government’s plan to make careless driving a fixed penalty offence (LTT 17 Aug). The AA says 52% of 20,261... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
England will soon be the only part of the UK without road safety targets following the Welsh Government’s publication of a draft road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is being urged to rethink its speed limit setting policy and give more emphasis to using 85th percentile speeds rather than mean speeds. The... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Davies (pictured) has been appointed executive director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS), replacing Robert... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Charlie Lloyd of the London Cycling Campaign ably indicates a widespread problem for cyclists, that is, the indifference of a great mass of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
by Rik Thomas
The views of transport minister Norman Baker received a large amount of publicity in the run-up to the Liberal Democrats’ annual party... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Supporters of 20mph speed limits are taking their campaign to the European Union. They want the Commission to come forward with plans to make... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Camden is considering introducing 20mph speed limits on main roads. Camden’s culture and environment scrutiny committee... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE LIBERAL Democrats have rejected a proposal that central Government should drive the introduction of 20mph limits. Delegates at the Lib Dem... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of people killed on Britain’s roads rose 2.8%?last year from 1,850 in 2010 to 1,901, the DfT said this week. The Parliamentary... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  The Scottish Government’s plans to reduce the drink drive blood alcohol limit from 80mg/100ml to 50mg/100ml sent us searching to see how... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on lowering the blood alcohol limit for driving from 80mg/100ml to 50mg/100ml using powers in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Hampshire have authorised ten pilot signed-only 20mph limit schemes in residential areas. One scheme will be implemented in each of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council has ruled out introducing 20mph speed limits across all residential roads. Traffic engineering manager Andy Smith told... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A road safety organisation is calling for drivers to be fined for overtaking cyclists too closely or opening car doors carelessly. The Road Danger... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Ashford this week resolved to emphasise the accident reduction benefits of the town’s shared space scheme in an effort to change... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
I would like to register my concern about the story in LTT, ‘Pressure for blanket 20mph limits’ (LTT 17 Aug). The Liberal Democrats are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Motorists are cutting the speeds they drive on motorways even as ministers consider allowing them to speed up, research for the RAC Foundation and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Road safety campaigners have reacted angrily to claims in the national press that the introduction of 20mph limits has been a failure and has led to... continue
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