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Welsh 20mph default limit has already saved lives, says former minister

Rhodri Clark
06 June 2024
The reluctance of North Wales authorities to exempt roads last year is reflected in Betws-y-coed’s 20mph limit commencing well before the built-up area is reached
The reluctance of North Wales authorities to exempt roads last year is reflected in Betws-y-coed’s 20mph limit commencing well before the built-up area is reached

 

The Welsh 20mph default speed limit has already saved lives since its introduction in September, former transport minister Lee Waters said last month as the Senedd debated a petition calling for “the disastrous 20mph law” to be rescinded.

The petition was signed by almost 470,000 people. Waters said it was no surprise that nearly a quarter of the signatories were from North Wales. Local authorities there excepted smaller percentages of their restricted roads from the 20mph limit...

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