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Legislation & Regulation
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New timeline for Scotland’s Low Emission Zones

Low Emission Zones (LEZs) will be introduced in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen between February and May 2022, the Scottish Government has announced.
Legislation & Regulation
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E-scooters trials a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ – IAM RoadSmart

Plans to bring forward national trials of e-scooters present a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to make ‘positive changes’ to transport infrastructure, according to a leading road safety charity.
Road Safety
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Cycling UK and Uber launch ‘Dutch Reach’ campaign

Cycling UK has teamed up with Uber to raise awareness of a ‘simple technique’ to ensure drivers avoid opening doors into the path of cyclists
Road Safety
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Free VR app teaches road safety to primary pupils

Academics from Cardiff University have developed a new app which uses virtual reality technology to help teach road safety to primary school children
Road Safety
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99% of part worn retailers selling ‘illegal and unsafe’ tyres

An investigation has found that 99% of part worn tyre retailers are selling ‘illegal and dangerous’ tyres
Other
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Yellow box junctions a ‘divisive’ issue among drivers

While some councils are apparently keen to have additional powers to catch drivers who stop in yellow box junctions, new RAC research suggests 80% of motorists struggle to get through them without stopping
Legislation & Regulation
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Play Streets ‘an effective intervention’

The introduction of a ‘Play Street’, which temporarily shuts roads to traffic, is an effective way of increasing physical activity among children living
Legislation & Regulation
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20mph report – headline findings, minister’s quote & stakeholder reaction

The long-awaited DfT report into the effectiveness of 20mph speed limits was published earlier yesterday
Legislation & Regulation
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‘New generation’ of courses for traffic offenders

Three new re-education courses for traffic offenders will be introduced later this week, following a review of content and delivery methods
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