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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
So Leicestershire police want to restrict bus lane times to rush hours (‘Scrap 24hr bus lanes, say police’ LTT 19 Apr). I cannot see the... continue
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Nottinghamshire Police has given its support to Nottingham City Council’s plan to implement 20mph speed limits across all the residential... continue
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Leicestershire Police is calling for an end to 24-hour bus lanes in Leicester. “The Force has always maintained the view that bus lanes are... continue
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The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) is reviewing its guidelines for speed limit enforcement. The review is considering matters including... continue
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London mayor Boris Johnson has announced plans for three trials of electric bicycles in the capital. One will be a public electric bike hire scheme... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
So the DfT has finally let the cat out of the bag on the setting of local speed limits (‘Speed limit circular supports lower limits in town and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
I was interested to see the two-page spread that was devoted to the ‘Man from MasterCard’ promoting the use of his product as an... continue
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A Private Members Bill that would clamp down on the theft of road signs, drainage covers and other street furniture for scrap metal has been backed... continue
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Regular news
An extraordinary vision of a future in which town and city streets are turned into private gated communities is provided in a new report by a free... continue
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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
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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
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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
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The Home Office has launched a search for new and emerging technologies to rapidly screen large numbers of passengers on the rail and London... continue
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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
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drive East Midlands, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
As an ex police officer, how much I endorse the comments of the ABD about a fixed penalty for careless driving (‘Spot fines for driving... continue
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Regular news
The number of penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued to drivers in London rose 2% in 2011/12 to over 4.93 million, according to figures released this... continue
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The Government’s plans to make careless driving a fixed penalty offence could lead to  drivers being penalised on the basis of... continue
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Fixed penalty notices for offences such as speeding could rise from £60 to £90 under plans published for consultation by the DfT. ... continue
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Articles
Peter Stonham
Cameras are these days watching everywhere: and what they see can increasingly become a major management tool. The subjects ‘under... continue
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A new offence of driving under the influence of drugs was announced this week in the Queen’s Speech. The legislation will create a specific... continue
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