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Being seen to be doing something or taking responsibility - recent measures to enhance safety of vulnerable road users

Even as measures are being accelerated to protect vulnerable road users following several well publicised accidents, the divisions of opinion (indeed antagonism) in sharing road space has been highlighted by a survey suggesting that two thirds of motorists believe enough is already being done to keep cyclists safe on the roads. A web-based poll by the car supermarket Motorpoint ...
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DfT and Mayor announce plans to tackle HGV safety and support London’s 'cycling revolution', 4/9/13

Transport Minister, Stephen Hammond, London Mayor, Boris Johnson, and London’s Transport Commissioner, Sir Peter Hendy CBE, today (4 September 2013) announced measures to improve cycle safety in London . Among the measures announced: DfT and TfL to establish new industrial HGV task force to take direct action against dangerous HGV drivers, vehicles and operators DfT to...
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Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation on the Classification of Roads contained a section on satnavs. Respondents referred to missed opportunities for cooperation between local authorities and satnav companies, as well as problems caused by HGVs not using satnavs correctly.  Based on these findings, DfT invited ITS (UK) and ADEPT...
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Being seen to be doing something or taking responsibility - recent measures to enhance safety of vulnerable road users

Even as measures are being accelerated to protect vulnerable road users following several well...

DfT and Mayor announce plans to tackle HGV safety and support London’s 'cycling revolution', 4/9/13

Transport Minister, Stephen Hammond, London Mayor, Boris Johnson, and London’s Transport...

Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation...