Capital’s 20mph speed limits set for launch

Central London’s long-awaited 20mph speed limits come into force on Monday, a move designed to reduce road danger and increase levels of active travel.

27 February 2020 | More...

Car Free Day 2020 to be ‘bigger and better’

Car Free Day will return to the Capital later this year, with more than 27km of roads set to close in a bid to reduce pollution and encourage active and sustainable modes of transport.

25 February 2020 | More...

Improving active travel in Hackney

Work to make walking and cycling safer in Hackney – including a new Cycleway – is set to begin this spring.

21 February 2020 | More...

Ealing: more roads set for 20mph speed limits

The latest phase of Ealing Council’s 20mph roll out will come into effect from 1 March, impacting roads in the north of the borough.

19 February 2020 | More...

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Specsavers sets sights on improving child road safety

Lambeth Council has praised Specsavers for its ‘invaluable’ support, following a donation of hi-vis jackets to a primary school in the borough.

13 February 2020 | More...

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Riders encouraged to join the fight against scooter crime

The Capital’s riders are once again being encouraged to join the fight against scooter related crime by reducing the risk of their bike being stolen.

12 February 2020 | More...

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Cllr Ian Wingfield, the LRSC representative for Southwark, explains how his borough has championed the Community Road Watch scheme, as recently reported by the LRSC. 
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Honouring those killed on our roads
Cllr Teji Barnes, chair of the LRSC, recently attended a RoadPeace ceremony to mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
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LRSC Centenary
100 years of road safety in London
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About the London Road Safety Council

It is likely that around 28,000 people will be injured on roads in the Greater London Area this year, some 3,000 of whom will be killed or seriously injured.

The London Road Safety Council's aim is to reduce these needless casualties by producing and promoting resources and publicity materials and providing a forum to discuss road safety issues.

The Council is unique in London in that it has a membership of elected council members and professional road safety officers from the London boroughs. Transport for London (TfL) and other stakeholders, including the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police forces, are also represented.

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