A new campaign to lower the speed limit in urban areas from 30MPH to 20MPH has launched today (April 9).
The new 20mph speed limit across 8.9km of the capital’s roads within the Congestion Charging Zone from Monday (March 2).
The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) is playing down suggestions from its roads policing lead that drivers could be fined for breaking the speed limit by just 1mph.
20mph speed limits in London are set to become widespread throughout London as part of a plan to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on the capital’s roads.
The OECD’s International Transport Forum is calling for a 20mph speed limit in built up areas where there is a mix of vulnerable road users and motor vehicles.
Just over 60% of UK drivers have admitted they will continue to speed, even if that means paying the higher level fines introduced earlier this year.
Speeding offences are now at an 11-year high, according to new figures from the Department for Transport (DfT).
In a bid to deter speeding, More Than (MORE TH>N) is hoping to trial ‘fag-packet’ style images of car crashes on UK speed limit signs.
Experienced motorists are setting their own speed limit - well under the official limit - on some of the UK's deadliest roads, according to Quartix.
New legislation introduced this week will put extra pressure on fleet drivers to ensure they keep within the limits to avoid costly fines.
Speeding fines for the most serious cases in England and Wales will rise by up to 50% from today (Monday, April 24) after new sentencing guidelines took effect.
Speeding fines for the most serious cases in England and Wales will rise by up to 50% after new sentencing guidelines were published.
Nine out of ten (88%) company car drivers admit to speeding on motorways, according to new research from RAC Business.
More than half of drivers are not aware of current drink drive limits, according to a survey by law firm Rothera Dawson.
The Government says that every working speed camera on the strategic road network will be yellow within a year.
Almost four in 10 business drivers have been given points on their licence from work-related driving offences, according to research from Masternaut.
Londoners and motorists in the North-East show the highest levels of resistance to the use of speed cameras than other parts of the country, research suggests.
the number of drivers convicted of a speeding offence has risen by 28% in the past 12 months.
IAM research has discovered four people have been captured at speeds in excess of 120mph on roads in Wales in 2014 – with one being caught at 136mph.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has highlighted the worst examples of excessive speeding caught on safety cameras across England and Wales in 2014.
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