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Road Usage Issues UK

The Acceptability of Road Pricing

In a comprehensive piece of work Dr John Walker investigates road pricing across the globe.

Alliance Against Urban 4x4s

Aims to educate people about the environmental damage caused by urban 4x4's. Offers 10 reasons why not to use 4x4's in our town's and cities with climate change details.

Fill That Hole

A service provided by the CTC (Cycle Touring Club); allows road users to report potholes and road defects to local authorities. Includes statistics, news, and comparison of local authority performance.

Home Zones

A guide to projects that aim to strike a balance between vehicular traffic, and everyone else (pedestrians, cyclists, business people and residents). Includes reports, locations, links and resources.

John Adams - Risk in a Hypermobile World

The Emeritus Professor of Geography at University College London comments on his current research into transport problems, risks and safety. Includes a collection of his writings, letters, and reviews.

Lightmare

A London taxi driver's campaign against the fitting of modern xenon lighting to vehicles, and the risks they pose to other road users, including drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists.

Living Streets

National charity that stands up for pedestrians, working for safe and enjoyable streets. Includes news, details of current campaigns, and information about how to get involved. https://www.facebook.com/livingstreetsuk livingstreets https://www.linkedin.com/company/living-streets

National Alliance Against Tolls

A campaign group fighting against all forms of tolls and congestion charges. Details of their meetings, fuel tax issues and related links.

Playing Out

A project in Bristol shares ideas for others interested in reclaiming public streets for outdoor child-led free play in the neighbourhood - at least for part of the day; includes resources, advice, press coverage, and contacts.

Road Peace

A national charity that campaigns for improved post-crash response and to reduce the danger caused by bad driving. Provides a guide to their projects, and their public remembrance activities.

SCARD - Support and Care After Road Death and Injury

Offers a range of emotional and practical support for people who have been bereaved, injured or affected by road death or injury; includes information resources, details of their helpline, and contacts.

See Me Save Me

An interactive map of cyclist and pedestrian casualties on the roads of the UK between 2000 and 2010.

Share the Road -

A campaign for mutual respect between all road users, particularly between motorists and cyclists. https://www.facebook.com/shareroadamarillo

Smartphone Use While Driving

Report of an experiment which demonstrated that using a smartphone while driving causes significantly more driver impairment than use of alcohol or cannabis.

Walk to School

Works to encourage parents and children to make walking to school part of their daily routine; includes a guide to their project activities, news, downloadable resources, and campaigning tools.

WalkBUDi

A project to match people who fancy walking to work or the station, or getting some exercise with a regular routine or occasional ramble; includes how to register and get involved.

We Are Futureproof

Campaigns to improve cars and personal transport for people by providing information and creating debate about the technologies and the right choices for people's pockets and the environment.

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