Roads: Safety

(asked on 6th December 2023) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to help improve the safety of residential roads.

Answered by
Guy Opperman Portrait
Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
This question was answered on 14th December 2023

We have some of the safest roads in the world, but we are not complacent.

The Department for Transport provides guidance to LTAs on various traffic management measures which impact road safety. A collection of these can be found at

Guidance provided by the Department for LTAs is kept updated to maintain the highest road safety standards possible. The responsibility for making decisions about the roads under its care, including measures to improve the safety of residential roads, sits with the relevant Local Traffic Authority (LTA).

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