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Road safety news in brief: 15-19 February

Monday 22nd February 2016

THURSDAY 18 FEBRUARY

18 Feb: 09.25
Construction about to get underway on M6 smart motorway
Highways England is upgrading a 20-mile stretch of the M6 between junctions 16 near Crewe and 19 near Knutsford to a smart motorway. Work gets underway on 26 February.
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WEDNESDAY 17 FEBRUARY

17 Feb: 12.30
Twitter: Drug drivers, you've been warned!

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17 Feb: 09.30
TMS confirms late availability for March and April courses
TMS Consultancy currently has limited availability for a number of courses scheduled for March and April 2016. 
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TUESDAY 16 FEBRUARY 

16 Feb: 15.00
Call for abstracts ahead of Australasian Road Safety Conference
A call has been made for abstracts ahead of the Australasian Road Safety Conference, as the deadline is extended until 26 February.
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16 Feb: 12.15
England's 10 slowest roads all in London
DfT figures have revealed the average speeds on England’s A roads during morning peak times in 2015, and all 10 of the country’s slowest roads were in the capital. (Evening Standard)
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16 Feb: 09.30
Roads are 'biggest killer of adolescents' worldwide
About 115,000 young people worldwide died as a result of road collisions in 2013, shows a study based on a global health survey.
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MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY 

15 Feb: 12.00
Drivers 'could face towns and cities charge'
London-style congestion charges could be imposed elsewhere in the UK under plans that the EU is suggesting to meet emissions targets.
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