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If you want to kill someone, best use a car

If you want to kill someone, the best way to do it is in a car because you are highly likely to get away with it. One of the reasons is that people are being killed by cars all the time. We tolerate a level of killing by cars that we don’t tolerate in any other area. If as many…

Zebra pops up in Essex

Another week, another school in desperate need of a safe crossing outside its entrance. Dunmow St May’s School in Essex has been campaigning for a zebra crossing without success so this week we offered their protest a boost with our pop-up zebra crossing. Pupils were joined by a local councillor and two police officers as the inflatable crossing was snapped…

Pop-up zebra crossing protest

Ravenscote is much like any other junior school – its students are forced to run the gauntlet of dangerous roads and matters are made worse because they are refused a safe crossing. Parents have been campaigning for a safe crossing for years so in an effort to help, we erected the ETA’s pop-up zebra crossing to help with their latest…

Quicab: Let’s help launch the urban taxi our cities deserve

Quicab’s extraordinary and brilliant ‘taxi-bike’ has the potential to revolutionise door-to-door serviced travel in London. Everything about it suggests ‘taxi’- its appearance, the sense of being chauffeured swiftly along the urban streets, easing your journey to a critical meeting or to the station or a hotel. Or carrying parcels between offices. The revolution is the electric-assist cycle. The ‘driver’ pedals;…

World Day of Remembrance for crash victims

November 17th is the World Day of Remembrance for crash victims. RoadPeace would like to invite you to attend a service for the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims which is to be held at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, on Sunday 17th November at 2.30pm – 4.00pm. Join us in London @StJPiccadilly at 2.30pm on Sunday 17th November…