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20mph speed limit in Hythe village is not enough

Contributed by editor on Sep 13, 2015 - 01:04 PM

Dear Editor,

I wonder how children walking from home to school are expected to get to School Road and then enjoy the benefits of 20mph limits?

Villagers near Hythe win campaign for 20mph speed limit

Contributed by editor on Sep 13, 2015 - 09:24 AM

After years of lobbying by local residents and Saltwood Church of England Primary School, work on a 20mph limit on School Road in Saltwood has finally been completed.

Kent County Council's claim that bad driving is cause of rise in road deaths and serious injuries is pooh-poohed

Contributed by editor on Sep 07, 2015 - 05:35 PM

The Kent Green Party is calling for an urgent rethink on road safety in light of another set of very poor statistics that shows an increase for a second consecutive year in the number of people killed or seriously injured on Kent and Medway's roads.

Poor driving in Kent is major cause for increase in deaths and serious injuries on county's roads

Contributed by editor on Sep 02, 2015 - 08:55 PM

Road users are being  urged to take more care as the number of people killed and seriously injured (KSI) on all roads in Kent and Medway increased by 10% in 2014 compared to the previous year.

Getting back in the saddle with free cycle training for adults

Contributed by editor on Sep 01, 2015 - 06:55 PM

Helping to build confidence and get people back in the saddle, Kent County Council is running free bicycle training for adults.

Horrifying 750 cyclists and motorcyclists killed and injured in Kent and Medway in 2014

Contributed by editor on May 06, 2015 - 11:55 AM

Medway Council and Kent County Council Road Safety Teams are joining forces to bring a vital message to the county in the hope they can reduce the number of pedal cyclists and motorcyclists being injured in road crashes.

Ashford police survey finds one driver in 25 speeding

Contributed by editor on Mar 18, 2015 - 11:25 AM

Police in Ashford have been checking the speeds of motorists at six locations in the area highlighted by residents as being potential speeding ‘hot-spots’.

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