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Session 2001-02
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Transport, Local Government and the Regions Committee Publications

Transport, Local Government and the Regions - Ninth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 13 June 2002.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

INTRODUCTION

THE CONSEQUENCES OF SPEED

Crashes and casualties
The relationship between speed and casualties

Costs

Who gets killed and injured and where

Where

Who

The quality of life

REASONS FOR SPEEDING

Who speeds

Why people speed

HOW PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH SPEED SHOULD BE TACKLED

Enforcement

The national safety camera scheme

Guidance in respect of the visibility and location of cameras

Traffic police

Penalties

Road engineering, speed limits and road classification

Existing speed limits

Setting speed limits in future

What the speed limits should be and the use of engineering measures to enforce them

Urban areas

The Gloucester 'Safer City Project'

Schools

Rural areas

Villages

C Roads and Unclassified roads

A and B roads

Dual carriageways and Motorways.

Changing speed limits

Local autonomy

Costs

Car design and engineering

Speedometers

Intelligent Speed Adaption

Changing attitudes

What has been and what could be achieved

The role of key groups and organisations

The media and the motor industry

The local media

The national media and motor manufacturers

The portrayal of speed

The Motor Industry

News reporting

The response the BBC, ITC, ASA and the motor manufacturers

The reasons for the national media's reporting, and portrayal, of speed

The consequences of reporting by the national media

Local authorities

The police

The Government

DTLR

The Highways Agency

Health and Safety Commission and Health and Safety Executive

The Department of Health and health authorities

The Government Offices in the Regions

The Home Office

What the Government should do now

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

LIST OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

LIST OF WITNESSES

APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE
UNPUBLISHED MEMORANDA

LIST OF REPORTS IN THE CURRENT PARLIAMENT



MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HC 557-II)




APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HC 557-II)




 
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