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Road Traffic Estimates: Quarter Three 2011

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This release presents provisional estimates for road traffic in Great Britain for the third quarter of 2011.

Research 10/11/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Lorry parking study

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A comprehensive study of the extent, capacity and utilisation of lorry parking facilities in England; of the extent of lorry parking in lay-bys and industrial estates; and of the amount of crimes involving road freight.

Research 10/11/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Behavioural Insights Toolkit

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Behavioural insights are an important component of the Department for Transport’s vision for a transport system that is an engine for economic growth but one that is also greener and safer and improves quality of life in our communities. The Behavioural Insights Toolkit provides a readily digestible and user-friendly guide to those responsible for transport policy and delivery initiatives, including local authorities. The toolkit shows how behavioural insights can be applied in the transport context to achieve policy objectives. The toolkit does not represent mandatory guidance and its use is purely voluntary.

Research 08/11/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Buses - Best practice

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Best practice and policy guidance for bus and coach operators; including licensing and registration, concession fares, tackling anti-social behaviour and criminal damage, and explanations of the operators grants that are available.

Primary Doc. 02/11/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Transport Winter Resilience

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Emergency preparation Preparing for Emergencies helps individuals and communities be better prepared to deal with the impacts of emergencies. UK resilience contains emergency planning guidance and information for government organisations for a wide number of potential crises.

General Information 31/10/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Road Freight Statistics 2010

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This release presents statistics on domestic activity of British-registered heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and the international activity of UK-registered HGVs.

Research 27/10/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Shared Space Local Transport Note 1/11

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Shared space is a design approach that seeks to change the way streets operate by reducing the dominance of motor vehicles, primarily through lower speeds and encouraging drivers to behave more accommodatingly towards pedestrians. In the UK, shared space is usually applied to links and minor junctions with the aim of allowing pedestrians to move more freely within the space. This Local Transport Note (LTN) focuses on High Street environments, but many of its principles will apply to other types of shared space.

Research 20/10/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain: 2010 Annual Report

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This publication presents detailed statistics about the circumstances of personal injury accidents, including the types of vehicles involved, the resulting casualties and factors which may contribute to accidents. In addition to detailed tables there are six articles containing further analysis on specific road safety topics. Most of the statistics in the publication are based on information about accidents reported to the police. However, other sources such as mortality, survey and hospital data are also used as well as population and traffic data to provide a wider context.

Research 29/09/11 Department for Transport Add icon
Provision of Road Restraint Systems for Local Authorities

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This document provides a process to help local highway authorities decide when a road restraint system is justified. This document can be adapted by local highway authorities to create a pragmatic system for decision making in order for them to be more cost effective.

Secondary Doc. 22/09/11 UK Roads Liaison Group Add icon
Local Road Safety Delivery

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The Department for Transport have just released the results of a three years study into the delivery of local road user safety. The evaluation was commissioned to consider the following objectives: • to evaluate the different strategies and plans for delivering road user safety; • to assess what is being delivered, the key processes and how efficient local authority practices are; and • to identify lessons and areas of good practice in road user safety investment.

General Information 06/09/11 Department for Transport Add icon
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