Tag Archives: 20mph

The 20mph tag is sponsored by Brake

Brake is a UK based charity campaigning for improved road safety and providing victim support to those involved in serious incidents on Britain's roads. Part of the charity's campaign is for more widespread implementation of 20mph speed limits in urban communities.

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RoadSafe tips for safe school runs

IAM RoadSafe is providing advice to parents on how to stay safe during the daily commute as children head back to school after the summer break. With the long summer break nearly over, children are shortly returning to school and …

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20mph speed limit encouragement from London Mayor

The new Mayor of London has said he will encourage the wider use of 20mph speed limits in the city boroughs to protect vulnerable road users. UK road safety charity, Brake says that the new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, …

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Remotely configurable temporary LED speed signs

A new range of LED speed signs has been developed for use outside schools with the ability to remotely configure them to set temporary speed limits. Messagemaker has developed a new electronic speed reduction safety sign, which has already been …

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Parental road safety worries increase as autumn sets in

More than half of parents are concerned for safety around schools as weather and visibility worsen in the autumn. Bridgestone has joined with UK road safety charity Brake to campaign for improved road safety around schools this autumn as the …

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Making autumn streets safer for vulnerable road users

UK road safety charity makes appeal to drivers to slow down and make residential streets and those around schools safer as the autumn arrives. A recent survey that road safety charity, Brake conducted amongst 1000 drivers in the UK showed …

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Local community speed limit rights campaigner gains award

Road safety charity recognises achievements of campaigning Norfolk MP in winning rights for citizens to reduce speed limits in their communities. Corresponding to the UK Government’s localism agenda which provides local communities with more rights, South Norfolk MP, Richard Bacon, …

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Extra care needed on the roads as children return to school

Distracted children crossing roads without concentrating cause extra rush-hour danger on UK roads as the new academic year begins. The UK’s Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has issued a warning to motorists to be extra vigilant during the morning rush …

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Road safety campaigns in Cumbria bring award for local MP

The Westmorland and Lonsdale MP, Tim Farron, has gained recognition from Brake for his work campaigning for safer roads in his constituency in Cumbria. The A684 road between the Cumbrian towns of Kendal and Sedbergh was at the heart of …

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UK Transport Committee launches report on making roads safer for cyclists

A committee of MPs has called for a budgetary increase of 500% by the end of the decade to improve road safety for cyclists on UK roads. The Transport Select Committee of the UK’s Parliament is made up of MPs …

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Britain road deaths fall to lowest figure since records began

Department for Transport figures for 2013 demonstrate the continued downward trend in road casualties in Great Britain. Headline figures from the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) showing the statistics of casualties on the country’s roads have been released for 2013. …

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