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Road safety is too fixated on reducing speed limits

Terry Hudson Whitstable CT5
05 February 2021
 

As a lifetime resident of Kent I was not surprised to read that Kent County Council is to explore the case for abandoning the 60mph limit on single carriageway rural roads and may seek to see any reduction imposed nationwide (‘Kent reviews 60mph speed limit’ LTT 15 Jan).

To me, this process of downgrading has been going on for the last couple of decades, as there are very few lengths of non-restricted ‘A’ and ’B’ roads left in Kent and rather ironically only...

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