Cut town speed limits from 30mph to 20mph say road safety 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.
DfT statistics show nearly 50% of UK drivers break speed limit

Half of UK drivers break speed limit


46% of UK drivers broke the speed limit in 2017, the Department for Transport has revealed, with 10% of motorway users caught doing 90mph+.
Two cars a minute break speed limit outside West Mercia police chief Anthony Bangham’s HQ

Two cars a minute break speed limit


A top officer wants fines for going even 1mph too fast. So what happened when we set up a radar trap on his doorstep?
Anger at police chief Anthony Bangham’s plan to fine 1mph speeders

Anger at police chief's plan to fine 1mph speeders


A police chief has been called “public enemy No 1” by motorists incensed at proposals that they should be punished if they exceed the speed limit
Manchester slams the brakes on new 20mph zones

Manchester slams the brakes on new 20mph zones


Councils were urged to suspend the national introduction of 20mph zones yesterday after research in one of Britain’s biggest cities found...
Reader Letters: Clarkson's Ateca attack, engineering complexity and dirty diesel

Reader Letters: Ateca attack and dirty diesel


"Jeremy Clarkson’s review of the Seat Ateca showed a total absence of objectivity..."
I’ve just attended a speed-awareness course and now want to set up my TomTom sat nav to warn me when I am exceeding the speed limit. Can I do this and how?

Car Clinic: Speed camera alerts on a TomTom


Q. I’ve just attended a speed-awareness course and now want to set up my TomTom sat nav to warn me when I am exceeding the speed limit....

Reader Letters: Rev reverence and speed confusion


Tony Inchley asks whether regular drivers need rev counters. My children and I were taught by my husband to use the rev counter almost to the...