Wide 20mph limits - A Winning Opportunity

An article from the C'llr magazine on 20mph limits from an elected representative perspective Continue reading

Don't blame the pedestrians!

Some drivers blame pedestrians ‘taking chances’ as the reason they make up 22% of those killed or seriously injured on our roads.  But how easy is it to cross safely? Who’s to blame when walkers die? Continue reading

ACPO, 20's Plenty for Us and 20mph Limits

On 10th January 2012, Rod King, Founder and Campaign Director of 20’s Plenty for Us had a meeting with 2 representatives from the Association of Chief Police Officers who are involved with both the lead officer for Road Policing in ACPO and also act as police representatives to DfT, and other government bodies Continue reading

20mph Guidance Anomalies in Scotland

Current anomalies in guidelines for setting 20mph speed limits in Scotland Note this was supersceded in 2015 - See our new Press Release Continue reading

Funding for 20mph Limits

20 mph limits give great value for money. Slower speeds can be funded from many sources and money combined from different funders can help make communities safer and improve the quality of life for all road users. Continue reading

How 20mph limits benefit the police

Communities consistently ask for slower residential speeds. There are many law and order benefits from police agreement to ‘light touch’ enforcement including responding to community wishes. Continue reading

20mph Limits - How you can help

Campaigning can be very rewarding.   We aim to maximise that buzz by helping people to be effective at getting local road signs changed to 20 mph. Continue reading

20mph Limits prevent and reduce disability

Implementing 20 mph limits without traffic calming prevents road injury and disability. It helps the less able to get about.  20 mph limits increase accessibility and opportunities for the most vulnerable to lead fairer, healthier, more sociable lives. Equality and inclusivity improve, raising quality of life for everyone including carers and those with dependent family   Continue reading

Selling the Positive 20mph Limit Benefits

20s Plenty for Us wants local political support and popular (especially driver) buy in to wide 20 mph limits. Highlighting benefits to drivers as residents, parents and citizens is key to successful implementation and compliance. Continue reading

20mph limits are positive vote winners

Opinion surveys across the UK consistently show strong support for 20 mph limits without humps.  This popular policy wins votes. 20 mph limits make real, quantifiable differences to people’s quality of life.  Wide area 20 mph limits are fair and justified as popular and affordable. Continue reading

How 20mph limits benefits bus operators

Rather than being an added imposition, bus operators should see 20mph limits as benefiting their customers and resulting in lower operating costs . Continue reading

How 20mph limits benefit taxi drivers

Far from being anti-motorist, 20 mph limits give taxi and private hire vehicle drivers many benefits including extra potential customers Continue reading

How school safety zones are not a priority!

Explains how isolated, expensive schemes around schools without wide area 20mph limits actually encourage inactive travel and fail to provide best value in protecting children Continue reading

30kph - Good for UK and good for Europe

Puts the case for the recommendation of 30kph (20mph) limits as the default for residential streets across the EU. Also see Press Release when EU parliament agreed. Continue reading

Police and Road Danger - Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?

Police reluctance to enforce speed limits causes unnecessary death and injury on our roads. Continue reading

20mph limits are 7 times more effective than isolated 20mph zones

Explains the cost comparisons between 20mph limits and 20mph zones with physical calming to show that limits are far more effective per pound. Continue reading

20mph limits improve air quality

Many people assume that at lower speeds extra fuel is used and more pollution created. In fact the reverse is true. That’s why "Total 20"[1], without traffic calming, is supported by so many environmental organisations. Continue reading

10 ways that 20mph limits benefit drivers

Far from being anti-motorist, 20 mph limits give drivers many advantages. That’s why 72% of drivers believe 20’s Plenty on residential streets[1]. [1] National Centre for Social Research, British Social Attitudes: the 22nd Report, 2005 Continue reading