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Ashford woman's story shows just how important wearing a seatbelt is - the hard way

Contributed by editor on Apr 04, 2013 - 04:45 PM

When will it click? Seatbelts save lives is the message in Kent County Council's annual seatbelt safety campaign.


Dover Road in Canterbury in top ten of fastest British speeding convictions in 2012

Contributed by editor on Mar 26, 2013 - 04:45 PM

Speeding Brits are treating our roads like race tracks, with drivers hitting speeds of up to 161mph in 2012, according to new research from the price comparison website, Confused.com.



Kent and South East MEP makes a noise over quiet cars

Contributed by editor on Feb 08, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Car makers should be made to fit sound systems to quiet electric and hybrid vehicles amid concern from charities, MEPs said on Wednesday (February 6).



No clowning about as 20,000 Kent kids get smart for road safety

Contributed by editor on Feb 06, 2013 - 02:00 PM

Children in Kent schools are set to have fun and learn about road safety from a schools’ variety show this term.



Young car passengers urged to speak up when being driven irresponsibly

Contributed by editor on Feb 06, 2013 - 06:50 AM

When you’re a passenger in a car, it’s not always easy to speak up if you think a driver is driving irresponsibly, especially if you’re a young person.



Kent County Council U-turn over removal of streetlights in Folkestone area claims councillor

Contributed by editor on Jan 16, 2013 - 05:30 PM

Folkestone West County Councillor Tim Prater has welcomed, what he believes is, a U-turn by Kent County Council (KCC) on the removal of streetlights in the area.



Folkestone County Councillor backs Government over 20mph policy

Contributed by editor on Jan 04, 2013 - 06:50 AM

Folkestone West Lib Dem County Councillor Tim Prater is supporting the direction of Government and Transport Minister Norman Baker over 20mph speed limits, which he says, "Is exactly that taken by the Kent lib Dems."


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