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Local Transport Today
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A national network of cameras and computers automatically logging car number plates will be in place within months, the BBC has learned. continue
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Consultation is about to start on proposed traffic calming measures at one of Europe’s biggest industrial estates, in north Wales, where a road... continue
Local Transport Today
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Meera Rambissoon
Transport for London has welcomed a significant drop in robberies on the Tube and Docklands Light Railway for the third year running. Following... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
The news that the police in Oxford are strongly opposed to a blanket 20mph speed limit being imposed on virtually all residential roads in the city,... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council has approved plans for 20mph speed limits across most residential streets in Oxford despite strong  criticisms from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities were this week urged to consider controlling access by delivery vehicles to busy areas as part of efforts to reduce the opportunity... continue
Local Transport Today
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A recent advertisement for a mobile phone tracking device reads: “When your kids get old enough to drive and want to borrow the family car, or... continue
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The head of roads policing in Wales has called for time-over-distance average speed cameras to be implemented on the country’s trunk road... continue
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An IT?specialist has been appointed to develop software that will improve the quality of STATS19 accident data. The Department of Transport and the... continue
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Road vehicles could be banned from an entire city centre every night, to reduce crime and improve public safety. Many individual streets in Britain... continue
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Boris Johnson has announced a £6m investment into extra police officers on outer London train stations as part of his commitment to clamp down... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The rate of increase in convictions for speeding offences in recent years is disproportionately high among older drivers, according to a report from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Westminster CIty Council has received permission from the DfT for road markings and signs to identify pedicab bays. The council is also considering... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
By Rik Thomas
On 21 November The Times gave transport correspondent Ben Webster an ‘analysis’ column to explain the possible implications of the new... continue
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Penalties for excessive speeding could rise substantially as a result of Government proposals to encourage greater compliance with road traffic... continue
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New research appears to shed light on why official road accident casualty statistics show a much greater reduction in serious injuries in recent... continue
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Councillors in Warwickshire look set to approve reduced speed limits on A and B roads across the county despite opposition to many of the ... continue
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An evening traffic ban in a city-centre street, intended to avoid collisions with pedestrians, appears to have produced an unexpected result –... continue
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SECURE?CYCLE?PARKING:?A new cycling stand designed to reduce bike theft has been launched. The M-stand or 'Camden stand' (after the London borough in... continue
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The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) is particularly keen to highlight the recent dramatic progress made by France in reducing road deaths.... continue
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