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Local Transport Today
Regular news
There was a one per cent increase in the number of people killed and seriously injured In the year to June despite a fall in 2012's second... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is developing proposals to trial 80mph speed limits on some sections of motorway “under certain conditions”. The Commons... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government should set minimum safety levels to roads as part of its review of the ownership and financing of England’s strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new code of conduct will see all buses in Manchester city centre within the inner ring road drive at a maximum speed of 20mph. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Average speed cameras are to be installed on a South Yorkshire road where six people have died over the last five years. The South Yorkshire Safer... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
by Lee Baker
Campaigners have warned London Mayor Boris Johnson against addressing a rise in pedestrian fatalities by “blaming the victims”, after... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A pedestrian safety summit is being held at City Hall in London today in response to a 33% rise in pedestrian fatalities in the capital. Living... continue
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
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