Road safety

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Ignore the culture warriors – low traffic neighbourhoods don’t close streets, they liberate them | George Monbiot
Some drivers are so enraged they’ve resorted to violence in my home town of Oxford, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

03, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tory police boss banned from driving after breaking speed limit five times
Caroline Henry had vowed to crack down on speeding during her time as Nottinghamshire PCC

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

18, Jul, 2022 @11:18 AM

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Wales to lower default national speed limit to 20mph
The reductions are being trialled in eight communities but will be rolled out nationally in 2023

Steven Morris

12, Jul, 2022 @8:19 PM

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The people making a difference: meet Mr Pothole, the campaigner fixing Britain’s roads
Mark Morrell is on a mission to save lives by tackling Britain’s pothole problem. Now it’s his turn for a treat

Sirin Kale

27, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Transport for London to fine motorists who drive in cycle lanes
Government expansion of operator’s enforcement powers aims to make capital’s roads safer for cyclists

Aina J Khan Community affairs correspondent

26, Jun, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Low-traffic neighbourhoods make roads safer but need a rebrand – report
Exclusive: study of London schemes says local communication should be improved but that benefits are clear

Peter Walker

09, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Sleep-deprived medical staff ‘pose same danger on roads as drunk drivers’
British anaesthetist pleads for doctors and nurses to be allowed naps and limited night shifts, as in other critical workplaces

Robin McKie Science Editor

04, Jun, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Police warn against vigilante action against duckling hit-and-run driver
Driver’s details shared on social media after allegedly running over ducklings near Stoke-on-Trent as other drivers waited for them to cross

Matthew Weaver

22, May, 2022 @8:40 PM

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More victim support needed, says MP who lost daughter in hit-and-run
Labour’s Peter Dowd puts pressure on Home Office to do more for families affected by tragedy

Miranda Bryant

21, May, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Confessions of an old learner driver: would I get my licence despite not knowing left from right? | Brigid Delaney
After decades of lessons, could a test on quiet country roads pay off?

Brigid Delaney

05, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Man riding electric scooter dies after collision with cyclist in Perth
Police investigation will look at whether the man wore a helmet, as growing popularity of e-scooters prompts new regulations

Caitlin Cassidy

04, May, 2022 @5:52 AM

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Robert Molteno obituary
Other lives: Editorial director of Zed Books and campaigner for safer streets across London

Greg Lanning

01, May, 2022 @6:10 PM

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