Call for 20mph speed limit in built-up areas

Maximum Speed 20 MPH Sign

A coalition of charities including Brake, Sustrans and the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England are launching a GO 20 campaign on Monday.

Julie Townsend, deputy chief executive of Brake, said: “Everyone should be able to walk and cycle in their community without fear or threat: it’s a basic right, and GO 20 is about defending that. The 2012 Games helped us all realise the importance of being able to live active lifestyles. Critical to this is making our streets and communities safe places we can use and enjoy.”

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