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20's Plenty for Us

20's Plenty for Us

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Our campaign is to change the default urban and village speed limit from 30mph to 20mph. Already over 20m people live in places where the local Traffic Authority have decided the 30mph limit is no longer "fit for purpose" and has set a 20mph limit for most roads. This includes all the Inner London Boroughs, the majority of the largest 40 urban authorities and may others. Recently the Welsh Government started planning to make 20mph the national urban default.

This is being done to reduce road casualties, encourage active travel, reduce pollution and enable practical mobility for those who wish ...

Our campaign is to change the default urban and village speed limit from 30mph to 20mph. Already over 20m people live in places where the local Traffic Authority have decided the 30mph limit is no longer "fit for purpose" and has set a 20mph limit for most roads. This includes all the Inner London Boroughs, the majority of the largest 40 urban authorities and may others. Recently the Welsh Government started planning to make 20mph the national urban default.

This is being done to reduce road casualties, encourage active travel, reduce pollution and enable practical mobility for those who wish to walk and cycle. It does not compromise other cycling and walking interventions, but provides a platform making them more effective.

We are campaigning for the UK government to do the same for England and encourage the other devolved authorities in Scotland and Northern Ireland to change their own national limit to 20mph.  

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Email your MP asking to support UN Global Road Safety Week

E-mail your MP asking him or her to support the setting of 20mph as a default speed limit for urban and village roads as called for by the United Nations and WHO as a key action for the 2nd Decade of Action on Road Safety 2021-2030

Enter your postcode and address so that we can find your MP and this can be included in the email to show that you are a constituent.

Make the case with your MP and ask that they support this change.

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