20mph switch in Wales will save lives and build stronger communities, says Lee Waters

Reducing speed will not only save lives but will help build stronger, safer communities, Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters has said three months before the introduction of the default 20mph speed limit. Described as the ‘biggest step-change in community safety in a generation’, most streets in Wales that currently have a 30mph speed limit […]

Brake calls for 20mph speed limits around schools

Brake is calling for 20mph speed limits to be implemented around all schools in the UK, as parents report roads aren’t safe for their children to walk to school. According to new research published by Brake, parents and carers across the country say they don’t walk their children to school every day because roads are […]

Speed limit to be reduced to 20mph in more areas across Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the first rural areas to cut speed limits from 30mph to 20mph in built up areas to make roads safer for everyone.   Cabinet members approved the Cornwall wide roll out that will see the new 20mph limit introduced in phases in urban and residential areas, after hearing how successful pilot schemes to […]

Highland Council updates on 20mph programme

The Highland Council has announced that the work to design its 20mph speed limit programme has progressed to a stage were the plans for the locations included in the programme can be viewed by the public. This work currently incorporates 116 villages and towns within Highland and is fully funded by Transport Scotland.  Chair of the Council’s […]

New data shows significant improvements in road safety in London since introduction of 20mph speed limits

Transport for London (TfL) has released new data that shows a significant reduction in the number of collisions since the implementation of 20mph speed limits on key roads in London. Lowering speed limits is a key part of the Mayor’s Vision Zero goal to eliminate death and serious injury from London’s transport network and to enable more walking and cycling in the capital.     Monitoring of the 20mph schemes in London […]

Multiple roads in Bath get 20mph speed limit

Bath & North East Somerset Council will introduce 20mph speed limits along a number of roads in Bath as part of an ongoing effort by Bath & North East Somerset council to improve air quality, reduce the risk of accidents and encourage more walking, wheeling and cycling by making its roads safer for pedestrians. The […]

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet to consider more 20mph proposals

Proposals to introduce a 20mph speed limit on several adjoining roads in Preesall will be considered by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet this week. It is proposed to reduce the speed limit on Rosslyn Avenue and its side roads to increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists in the area, including children travelling to a nearby nursery […]


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