Anti-speeding police commissioner Caroline Henry broke speed limit five times


Caroline Henry, who vowed to crack down on speeding motorists, was herself caught breaking the speed limit five times in four months.
Me and My Motor: Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

Rees-Mogg: 20mph limits 'ridiculous'


The minister for Brexit opportunities and government efficiency, Jacob Rees-Mogg, has branded 20mph speed limits “ridiculous”.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

WWF: Public wants 60mph motorway speed limits


Lowering the motorway speed limit to 60mph is among the measures that would be supported by the public in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.
The government is being urged by leading road research experts to reduce the default national speed limit around towns from 30mph to 20mph in order to reduce road deaths and serious injuries.

Government urged to make 20mph default speed limit


One-third of UK roads now have 20mph limit, as urban areas seek to reduce limits to protect vulnerable road users.
New motorway speed limits have halved pollution in some areas of Wales

New speed limit halves Welsh motorway pollution


Lower speed limits introduced on high-pollution stretches of Welsh motorways have been successful in halving levels of harmful emissions.
German Green party vows to introduce speed limit on autobahns

German party vows to enforce autobahn speed limit


A speed limit of 130KPH (80mph) will be introduced to Germany's autobahns should the country's Green Party come to power at next year’s elections
Number of drivers taking speed awareness courses has trebled since 2010

Speed awareness drivers have trebled since 2010


More motorists than ever are taking speed awareness courses after being busted breaking the speed limit — and by a massive margin.
A 20mph speed limit is "essential" in England, road safety campaigners argue

Town 20mph speed limit 'essential' say campaigners


Several transport and travel charities in Britain have joined forces to lobby for a default 20mph speed limit in built-up areas across England.
More than four-fifths of drivers can't stick to a 20mph speed limit

Four-fifths of drivers can't stick to 20mph limit


An overwhelming majority of British drivers struggle to stick to 20mph speed limits, according to new speed compliance figures for 2018.
Smart motorway roadworks speed limit to increase from 50mph to 60mph

Motorway works speed limit to increase to 60mph


The speed limit through smart motorway roadworks will be increased from 50mph to 60mph as part of a number of updates planned by Highways England
Automatic speed limiters? Bring them on

Opinion: Automatic speed limiters? Bring them on


New cars will, within three years, be fitted with automatic speed limiters. And that's a good thing, argues Will Dron.
Don’t like our 112mph speed cap? You didn’t like seatbelts, either, says Volvo

Volvo: Speed cap? Seatbelts weren't loved, either


One of Volvo's safety chiefs has compared the negative reactions to its 112mph speed limit with the response to mandatory seatbelts.

Basildon cuts speed to improve air quality


Basildon Council is seeking to restrict a five-mile stretch of the A127 to 50mph, to help bring local air quality levels to within legal limits.