Category Archives: Roads

The vigilante approach to traffic calming?

I was pleasantly surprised when, last year, Swindon became the first town in England to turn off its speed cameras. I’ve never been convinced by the arguments offered in their favour and genuinely believe they – like politicised speed limits … Continue reading

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Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable*

Eight months ago, Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) needed to find a saving of £600,000 from its annual budget. They weighed up the pros and cons and after a brief consultation with themselves over tea and a chocolate biccy, they decided … Continue reading

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