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Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
If only the Association of British Drivers and similar groups had the influence that Robert Davis (Letters LTT 20 Dec) implies. During recent years,... continue
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Regular news
Paul Smith, founder of the pressure group Safe Speed which has led the battle against the use of speed cameras to enforce speed limits, has died from... continue
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Media monitor
On 5 December Times columnist Magnus Linklater took aim at that hardy media perennial, the speed camera. After describing how he had been caught... continue
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Media monitor
On 29 November UK visitors to Microsoft's MSN website were greeted by an article by Tom Evans, manager of MSN Cars (the motoring segment of the news... continue
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Regular news
Average speed cameras on the M1 widening project in Hertfordshire have delivered a safer environment according to the contractor Balfour Beatty... continue
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Media monitor
On 9 November Government plans to double the number of penalty points on the licence of a motorist caught speeding by a wide margin made the front... continue
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Media monitor
"The tabloids throw up their hands in horror at almost every other species of crime," Monbiot said. "They praise the police and demand... continue
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In brief
The DfT has issued guidance to English local authorities explaining how they should report progress next year on delivering their local transport... continue
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Regular news
Tireless anti-speed camera campaigner Paul Smith was hedging his bets in the hours before last week's European Court of Human Rights judgement on... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
In mid-June sections of the media used data from a report by the European Transport Safety Council to suggest that the UK's policy of widespread... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has published changes to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions to take account of changed rules for the signing of safety... continue
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Regular news
Transport minister Stephen Ladyman has announced that the Government plans to consult later this year on tighter drink driving laws. The... continue
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Media monitor
On 2 June The Daily Express reported on Portsmouth's decision to impose a 20mph speed limit across the city in a tone that was strongly critical of... continue
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Media monitor
One man buying a second-hand car would not normally generate a great deal of news coverage but that changed on 3 June when The Sunday Times ran a... continue
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Media monitor
The possible advent of a new generation of digital speed cameras generated a level of media interest reminiscent of the days not long past when speed... continue
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People/consultants
Hyder Consulting has appointed Gerri Blackwood business development manager where she will lead the development of the company's transport technology... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Last week BBC Radio 4 programme The Investigation devoted a half-hour slot to considering the role of the speed camera in improving road safety in... continue
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Regular feature
. Rik Thomas
Incidents such as road traffic accidents account for about 25% of the total delay on UK roads, according to the Highways Agency, and one way to... continue
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In brief
The Surrey Safety Camera Partnership is to install 26 Vehicle Activated Signs (VAS) on the approach to safety camera sites, warning motorists to slow... continue
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Media monitor
The question of whether the cup is half full or half empty exercised the minds of several papers on 6 April after DfT figures on the number of... continue
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