Category Archives: Speed

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Traffic Fury: What’s The Matter With Us?

Leaving aside rage-inducing traffic and motoring matters for the moment, let’s have a quick look at a couple of unrelated, yet still germane, recent events first. Continue reading

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The Cost Of Roadworks & Traffic Jams To Business

Drivers in the UK are wearyingly familiar with roadworks and temporary speed limits up and down the country. We all know the frustration it can cause. For some businesses relying on our roads to get from job to job and place to place, these holdups with their inevitable temporary speed limits can slow down their progression. This cuts down on the working day as they have to make allowance for traffic and disruptions caused by these inconveniences. As a side effect, traffic jams also increase emissions from cars. Continue reading

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Traffic Fury: Let The Need For Speed Recede

In light of the recent tragedy of three lads killed at a bus stop it seems reasonable to look again at the issue of speed. At the time of writing this the facts about this accident are not clear but the words ‘high speed’ have been reported. On today’s busy roads in this troubled country, as much as it might go against the grain, the need for controlling some drivers’ baser instincts is clear. In the case of this appalling accident it seems that even speed cameras festooned like fairy lights along that road would not have made any difference because the car was driven by a runaway coward for whom the law would probably not be a consideration. Continue reading