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TfL to rollout 20mph speed limits

Transport for London (TfL) has outlined eight new sites for potential 20mph speed limits.

The first confirmed pilot location will be Commercial Street in Tower Hamlets. This is planned to be introduced in April when all borough roads in Tower Hamlets are made 20mph. Once implemented, the route could then be …Read More

New parking laws introduced

Drivers will now get a 10-minute grace period before being given a parking ticket under new measures introduced by the government.

Under the new laws to help local shops, drivers will get extra time when parked in a bay. This will prevent fines for being just a few minutes late back …Read More

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Britain’s Worst Speeders Revealed

Britain’s two worst speeders were caught at 146mph on the M25, according to statistics released by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

The IAM has lifted the lid on the worst examples of excessive speeding caught on safety cameras across England and Wales in 2014.

Of the two speeding drivers on the …Read More

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National Pothole Day receives industry backing

National Pothole Day is taking place on Thursday 15 January and received wide support from the industry.

The initiative aims to raise public awareness about the pothole problem in Britain. It is being organised by Street Repairs, who have developed an app which enables the public to report information about potholes …Read More

Today is National Pothole Day

Website Street Repairs, which allows members of the public to quickly report street-level faults via their smartphone in real time, is behind the initiative.

Managing director Colin Mahoney said: Many thousands of our followers and supporters have asked us to highlight the seriousness of this major problem, so what better way …Read More

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Councils facing backlog of pothole repairs

Councils across Britain are facing huge backlogs of pothole repairs, according to information obtained by the Press Association.

Freedom of Information requests show that some faced a backlog of up to £100 million to repair roads in their area.

The government recently announced that it will spend £6 billion on tackling potholes …Read More

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Details of £15bn roads programme revealed

Details of a £15 billion roads investment strategy have been revealed by the government today (1 December 2014) with 84 new road projects outlined.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander announced details of the first ever Road Investment Strategy to Parliament. The ambitious plan will …Read More