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September 2011 Blog Posts (3)

80mph?

The biggest guff spouted on the subject is that raising the limit will increase emissions by 20%. No, it’s not mph that matters – it’s rpm. At 70mph, old petrol cars rev at 3,500rpm. Longer-geared diesel or newer cars rev at 2000, using about a third less fuel and producing a third less CO2. On safety, what about middle-lane blockers who not only waste motorway space but cause bunching and get away scot-free when “accidents” occur? But the whole “debate” – about driving by numbers instead of…

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Added by Martin Cassini on September 30, 2011 at 21:09 — No Comments

New traffic lights - old mistakes

Traffic lights are being installed at a T-junction near Bideford despite my proposal for a less expensive, safer FiT (filter-in-turn) solution. Story here.

Added by Martin Cassini on September 22, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

Equality Streets

For my latest blog posts (3 today), see Equality Streets (www.equalitystreets.com).

Added by Martin Cassini on September 8, 2011 at 22:44 — No Comments

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