Lords question on Speed Cameras

Lords question on Speed Cameras

Roads: Speed Cameras Question asked By Lord Trimble To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to reduce the number of speed cameras in the United Kingdom. Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, any decision to remove a camera is for local road safety partnerships, not the Government. The Department for Transport’s guidance on the deployment of cameras encourages road safety partnerships regularly to review their camera sites. Cameras in Scotland […]

Written Answers 25 to 29 January 2010

Written Answers 25 to 29 January 2010

Monday 25 January 2010 Driving Offences David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people in Northern Ireland were convicted of (a) a motoring offence that resulted in a fatality and (b) careless driving in each of the last two years. [312404] Paul Goggins: Table 1 gives the number of convictions for motoring offences causing death, while Table 2 gives convictions for careless driving (and […]

Written Answers 18 to 22 January 2010

Written Answers 18 to 22 January 2010

Monday 18 January 2010 Automatic Number Plate Recognition Bob Russell: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent discussions he has had with operators of motorway service areas on the installation of automatic plate registration number equipment; and if he will make a statement. [310618] Chris Mole: Operational issues affecting the management of a service area are the responsibility of the site operator and Government have not […]

Lords question on mobile phones

Lords question on mobile phones

Thursday 14 January 2010 Transport: Mobile Telephones Question tabled By Viscount Tenby To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the use of hand-held mobile telephones by drivers, in the light of the report by the Transport Research Laboratory indicating that the practice is on the increase. Lord Aberdare: My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Tenby, and with his permission, I beg leave […]

Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon): My Lords, we are about to embark on our first session of Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport. There are three Questions to be covered in the 15 minutes available, so each Question and supplementaries will have five minutes. To allow as many noble Lords as possible to participate, I encourage noble Lords to keep their […]