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Articles on particular aspects of road safety and how this system could be used compared to the present system.  Also looks at some of the problems in high-risk countries compared to a relatively low-risk country like Britain... other types of technology that may be used in the future... and how this system might contribute to niche problems like congestion or coping with disasters. 
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New Labour's scenic route to Penury...  This article looks at the implications and possible reactions of new drivers to Labour's radical changes for driver training and education.
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Road Supervisors and Traffic Congestion. This article looks at some of the problems with... traffic congestion... using public transport... and how a Road Supervisor system might make a contribution.

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Road Supervisors... Terrorism and other Disasters.  This article looks at the aftermath of a Terrorist strike... or some other kind of disaster... and considers some ways of preparing for the eventuality.
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Raising the Driving Age to 18... a good idea?  Details of the Daily Mail campaign to increase the hours learner drivers spend behind the wheel for about 100hrs to something in the region of 500hrs.
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Legal Tips... and Template Letters.  This article has links to a number of template letters for using if you're fighting a speeding ticket... and also has links to various ebooks which has relevant Legal Information.
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Benefits to Society of reducing accidents - outline.  This section looks at the enormous benefits of having a significant reduction in road accidents especially when it is done by empowering people instead of trying to keep a tight control of them. 

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Benefits to Society of reducing accidents - details  This section looks at the enormous benefits of having a significant reduction in road accidents especially when it is done by empowering people instead of trying to keep a tight control of them.

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General Strategies for reducing accidents - outline  This is a general look at the various alternative Strategies that have been used to reduce road accidents, those that may be used in the future and how they would compare to using this new system.

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General Strategies for reducing accidents - details  This is a general look at the various alternative Strategies that have been used to reduce road accidents, those that may be used in the future and how they would compare to using this new system.
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The Road Supervisor Process.  Looks at the processes that could be in use to bring about a change in driver behaviour, if there was a Road Supervisors Network, compared to those in use at present, concentrating on one specific example, 'drivers speeding past a school'.
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Laws, Rules and General Principals.  This article is about emphasising a "Code of Conduct" or general guidelines for behaviour in common situations, as well as having 'Laws' and 'Rules'... and how these could be enforced through a Road Supervisor type system.

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Who should support this type of System?  This article looks at the benefits this kind of system would bring to various groups and outlines they reasons they should support a system that empowers road-users rather than just seeking to control them.
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Are Drivers the real problem?  This article has a look at the restraining factors on driver behaviour under the present system and what could be achieved with an Information based system.

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Active Citizenship: One Small Step... One Giant Leap.  This article has a look at the ways a Government could move towards an Information based system in small incremental steps: rather than one giant leap.

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Village vigilantes go for their speed guns.  A scheme that allows villagers to catch speeding motorists is spreading rapidly across the country.

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Speed Cameras: life savers or cash cows?  This article looks at the issue of Speed Cameras and asks whether they really do save lives or whether they have just become an easy way to generate cash.

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Speed Cameras: the Twisted Truth.  In a new book, Christopher Booker and Richard North reveal the damage caused by scare stories... from passive smoking to global warming.  This is an extract from the chapter on Speed... a scare that cost lives.
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Speed Cameras: protecting your Life & Licence.  This article looks at some of the things you can do to reduce your chances of losing your licence... right up to taking it to Court.  Including links to other valuable sites.

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Defending yourself against Clamping and Removal.  Itís every motoristís worst nightmare... you park your car for a few minutes, only to return to find it clamped or, even worse, towed away. 
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Speeding Tickets - Delaying Tactics.  The following is not sound Legal Advice... it is just an anecdote based on personal experience which some readers might find of interest if they want to try and delay the consequences of their speeding ticket for as long as possible.

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Technology.
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Information Technology.  Looks at many aspects of driving, how we were given Information in the past/present, how we could be given Information in the present/future and what difference having a Road Supervisors Network would make... if any.
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New Technologies... a brief Summary.  A brief summery of some of the different types of New Technology being developed... and how they can be used to control or punish drivers.

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'Intelligent Speed Adaptation'.  Swedish Trials.  This article looks at a variety of systems trials which uses Sat/Nav. technology to control vehicle speeds: either through influencing the driver by giving them information: or physically taking control of vehicles by cutting their fuel supply. 
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Electronic Vehicle Identification'  This article just takes a brief look at this system as outlines on a website belonging to the E.U.
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Speed Cameras - a brief Summary.  This article just gives a brief outline of the different types of Speed Cameras... how they work... and the kinds of detectors available.
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Countries.
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The UK - Country Profile.  This article has a look at an outline of the road safety strategies that the British Government hope will bring them a 40% reduction in road fatalities by 2010. 
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The UK - Country Assessment.  This article is a copy of "Country Profile - The UK" but includes our assessment of their strategies or a comment underneath in red.
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The Trouble with Spain?  This article has a look at problems on Spanish roads and compares their accident rate with that of Britain's which is significantly lower.

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The Trouble with America?  This article has a look at problems on U.S. roads and compares their accident rate with that of Britain's which is significantly lower.
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The Trouble with Developing Countries.  This articles looks at what could be achieved in developing nations, using the basic principals laid out in the 'Road Supervisors' scheme, (but in a more limited way) without using modern technology and operating on a minimal budget.
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Developing Countries: India.  This article looks at some of the problems of India: specifically, how to try and push through some basic reforms like implementing a crash helmet law when there is very little support from Politicians. American Express International Healthcare Plan... for those living... or spending long periods overseas.
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Developing Countries: South Africa.  This article looks at some of the problems of South Africa: specifically the problem in Kwazulu/Natal where there is a problem with pedestrians being run over by public service vehicles on rural roads: often while they are drunk.
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Developing Countries: Argentina.  This article looks at some of the problems of Argentina: specifically a problem in major cities where public buses have a particularly poor record and pedestrians are often injured in the mad scramble to board buses.
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Reports.
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Human Error in Road Accidents.  This detailed article by:- Marc Green, Ph.D. and  John W. Senders, Ph. D. is about 'Information Processing', in the Human Brain.  They explain this process, its limitations, how it may be a  contributing factor in some Road Accidents and methods for detecting if it was.

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Prerequisites to Improving Traffic Safety.  A Report from BMW Germany - a scientific analysis which identifies some of the reasons road accidents happen: and outlines some of the new Technology they are working on to help solve the problems.
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