October 24, 2004

The downside of auto-mobile bans - drivers text instead…link
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October 20, 2004

The air hostess, the long hair and the sun roof - one of the more imaginative ways of staying awake at the wheel. …link
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September 14, 2004

Speeding Britons fined in car race to Spain - "Among the cars were Ferraris, Porsches and Rolls-Royces."…link
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September 01, 2004

'Fair fines' planned for speeding drivers …link
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August 30, 2004

Rural watchdog attacks road sign blight - See it's not just me who can't abide the avalanche of street furniture.…link

August 19, 2004

Toll roads are safer - at least according to my reading of this Marginal Revolution post…link
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August 15, 2004

Squander Two calmly talks about speed cameras …link

August 14, 2004

Drink less, speed less, save on insurance - Marginal Revolution has the story…link
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Police win battle for more speed cameras - Motoring groups have accused police of being obsessed with cameras and ignoring other, more effective ways of reducing casualties on the roads. …link
Plus vite! French speed cameras can't identify and locate l'etrangers - 1,300,000 drivers had been caught on camera up to July 1. But the 310,000 foreigners among them will receive no penalty notices.…link

August 05, 2004

Drink-drivers to test dashboard DIY breathalyser …link
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August 04, 2004

Tailgating problem more complex than it appears - says the ABD. To which I am inclined to respond: "No, it isn't."…link
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August 02, 2004

41% tailgate - 70% in Berkshire…link
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June 26, 2004

I get a bit worried about certain heavily veiled ladies driving because they have no peripheral vision at all. You can understand why in some countries they are not allowed to drive. Germaine Greer talks either road safety or bollocks.…link
Drivers of black cars most likely to crash Churchill Insurance looked at 130,000 claims and found drivers of silver cars the second most likely to crash, followed by those with green, yellow, blue, gray, red, pink and white vehicles. Drivers of cream-colored cars are the least accident-prone. …link
These hidden costs of cars drive me crazy - Some very good points in a Times op-ed about the true cost of car journeys. However I take issue with the claim that, "Poor old Thomas the Tank Engine is cheaper all round, but the punter pays something close to the full cost of the journey every time he steps on to the platform."…link

June 03, 2004

The car that can see around corners - what will they think of next?…link
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A pensioner who warned motorists of impending police speed trap was convicted of wilfully obstructing a constable in the execution of his duty, banned from driving and ordered to pay 364 costs yesterday. - "I have been convicted of breaking the law because I was trying to stop others from doing so. It is totally unjust."…link

May 26, 2004

Brussels safety rules 'will raise car prices by 3,000' - as well as forcing them to defy the laws of physics. Telegraph has a comment…link
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May 24, 2004

Battle ahead as Brussels demands random breath tests in Britain …link
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May 04, 2004

Howells calls for speed cuts to save lives …link
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April 23, 2004

Helmets 'put the young off cycling' - and not just the young…link
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April 16, 2004

Child car seats 'must be used to age of 11' …link
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April 08, 2004

Rise in motorcyclists drives up road deaths - because safety is dangerous, probably…link
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April 07, 2004

Japan cracks down on 'killer' cyclists …link
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Hazard County - Mark Holland thinks that some of the South Coast's safety aids are anything but…link
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April 03, 2004

"Cruise Missiles" A Bigger Factor In Sleep Crashes Than Tiredness - speed-limited Heavy Goods Vehicles are a menace according to the ABD. Safety is dangerous…link
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March 28, 2004

Burning buses built for 'safety' - this is priceless. The self-combusting bendy buses are being foisted on London by the EU and all in the name of safety.…link
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Booming car stereos aren't just infuriating - they're dangerous - now there's one ban we can all support…link
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March 23, 2004

Scots in 30-year go slow - because the speed limit was wrong…link
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March 22, 2004

Motorists' champion rips out humps and bus lanes …link
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March 19, 2004

Drunk driver jailed over deaths of nursery nurses - so, had he been sober that would have been just fine?…link
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March 09, 2004

No more let-offs for drivers using mobile phones - unusually for the British authorities this is one law they will enforce…link
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February 29, 2004

Oh God, this is the future - Jeremy Clarkson lays into the "meddlocrats" who, in the name of pedestrian safety, will soon have us driving around in BMW Wardrobes, Ford Tallboys and, if things get really bad, Honda Civics …link
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February 21, 2004

"We're firm believers that traffic is able to set its own speed and do it very well," - a transportation official argues for fewer speed limits…link
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February 10, 2004

Germany’s need for speed is placed in the dock - including background on Germany's speed limits (or lack of them)…link
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January 30, 2004

Mr Smith goes to Whitehall - and finds that speed is a factor in only 5% of accidents when our masters would have us believe that it is nearer a third…link
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January 15, 2004

Clampdown on reckless French pays dividends

Yup, they've got it down to a mere 6,000 deaths a year which is only twice as much as in the UK (if I recall correctly)

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Russians shrug off road carnage …link
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January 10, 2004

Ban Cell Phones In Cars? - Cato...link

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So I drove a little too fast . . . where’s the crime in that? - Mary Ann Sieghart joins the speed camera bandwagon...link

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January 09, 2004

ABD Calls for a Return to Calm Debate on Road Safety - speed limit campaigners have received death threats...link

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Untrue at Any Speed - Stephen Moore argues that higher limits = safer roads...link

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