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Road Safety GB seeks ‘BAME specialists’

Road Safety GB has launched a new initiative to help road safety practitioners in London reach people from minority ethnic backgrounds and those living in deprived communities.

25 May 2018 | More... 

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TfL given powers to stop and inspect taxis and private hire vehicles

TfL officers have been given the power to stop and inspect any taxi or private hire vehicle, without police presence, for the first time.

24 May 2018 | More... 

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Val Shawcross to retire as deputy mayor for transport

Val Shawcross CBE is to step down as London’s deputy mayor for transport this summer, a position she has held since it was created in May 2016.

23 May 2018 | More... 

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TfL set to begin CS11 construction in July

TfL has revealed that Cycle Superhighway 11 (CS11) will open in September 2019, with construction set to get underway in mid-July.

21 May 2018 | More... 

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Elected members encouraged to participate in training session

The London Road Safety Council is holding a training session for newly-appointed elected members, designed to provide insight and understanding of the challenges faced in reducing the casualty toll on Capital’s roads.

17 May 2018 | More... 

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THINK! launches new child road safety campaign

A new THINK! campaign – which includes more than 50 new child road safety resources for parents, teachers and schools – will be launched today at a school in Walthamstow.

16 May 2018 | 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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The Londonist talks to SCPs in the London Borough of Hackney.
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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.

More about the London Road Safety Council.

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