GoSafe reveals speeding threshold in Welsh 20mph zones

The Welsh road casualty reduction partnership GoSafe has revealed drivers will not be punished for driving above the new 20mph standard residential speed limit until they are caught driving at 26mph or more. The new lower limits were introduced across Wales on Sunday 17 September, with enforcement being introduced to support compliance. On its website […]

Agylisis reports drop in vehicle speeds since 20mph limit implemented in Wales

Initial analysis of traffic speeds on Welsh roads where there’s been a drop from 30mph to 20mph suggests vehicles are travelling around three miles per hour slower. Analysis by statisticians Agilysis suggest speeds on the roads it looked at dropped from 22.67 mph the week before the change to 19.77 the week after. The company […]

Welsh minister predicts 20mph limit “tweaks”

The minister responsible for transport in Wales is admitting there will be “tweaks” to the default 20mph speed limit introduced across the country’s residential roads this week. Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters MS said he had “no doubt” there would be adjustments in the coming months. He told ITV News “People are anxious […]

Spain’s message to Wales on lower speed limits days ahead of 20mph roll out

“There will be some fears beforehand, but everything will become normal quickly and then everything will start to get better.” That was the message to the people of Wales from one of the key people behind Spain’s move to a 30km/h speed limit. Álvaro Gómez  is Head of the National Road Safety Observatory in Spain […]

Powys Council starts preparation for 20 mph transformation

Work to prepare Powys roads for the upcoming default 20mph speed limit will begin this week. On 17 September, the Welsh Government will introduce a default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads across Wales. Restricted roads are generally those where streetlights are placed no more than 200 yards apart and are usually located in residential […]

More of London’s roads having limit cut to 20mph

Transport for London will bring in 20mph speed limits on its roads in Camden, Islington, Hackney, Haringey and Tower Hamlets from tomorrow (31 March). The changes will see almost all the roads in the boroughs have a consistent 20mph speed limit on both the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN) and borough road network. TfL […]

Welsh Government issues new data supporting 20mph limits

Slower driving speeds, increased levels of walking and cycling and minimal impact on journey times are among the key findings of a new report carried out in areas of Wales trialling the new default 20mph speed limit. The interim monitoring report uses data gathered from the Welsh Government’s eight first phase areas and has been […]

Next steps towards 20 mph speed limits in Ceredigion

Ceredigion Council is gearing up to implement 20 mph speed limits with approximately 370 locations identified for change across the region., Since there are no roads with restricted status in Ceredigion, the change is being introduced through the Traffic Regulation Order process. This means that we will be consulting with the public on all proposed […]


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