This list details when ABD spokesmen appeared on TV and Radio during 2006, and when the ABD was featured in newspaper and magazine articles.
Dates are given in reverse chronological order (most recent first).
Magazine dates refer to cover date not publication date, which is generally several weeks earlier.
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      Date       Media Details
2006-12-21 Lancashire Telegraph ABD spokesman quoted on the case of a 79 year old disabled man given 3 parking tickets in 24 hours.
2006-12-21 • Saga FM (Birmingham) Nigel Humphries on £5 million in parking tickets handed out to drivers in Birmingham.
2006-12-21 Birmingham Mail Nigel Humphries quoted on £5 million in parking tickets handed out to drivers in Birmingham.
2006-12-20 Burnley Citizen ABD spokesman quoted on the case of a church volunteer who had a parking ticket slapped on her car by an NCP parking enforcer whilst it was parked in a private church car park.
2006-12-19 Evening News (Edinburgh) Bruce Young suggesting one reason behind the record number of trips on Lothian buses this year.
2006-12-18 • Lincolnshire Echo Letter from Keith Peat on climate change.
2006-12-17 • BBC Radio 5 Live Nigel Humphries discussing careless/dangerous driving and the use of mobile phones.
Nigel said that careless and dangerous driving prosecutions had fallen because it was much easier for the police to rack up large numbers of easy speed and phone prosecutions that were unrelated to safety, and that the kind of muddled thinking about what constituted careless and dangerous driving had brought those laws into further disrepute.
2006-12-17 The Observer
Nigel Humphries quoted on growing opposition to the government's road pricing plans.
2006-12-14 Richmond & Twickenham Times
Roger Lawson quoted on the irrational proposal by Richmond Council to introduce parking charges based upon the CO₂ emitted when the vehicle is moving.
2006-12-14 Shields Gazette (Sunderland)
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on a driver alleging speed cameras are being operated illegally in Northumbria.
2006-12-13 • Talk 107 (Edinburgh)
Mark McArthur-Christie on Insp Paul Gee of Durham Police traffic unit snapped doing 118mph in Scotland.
2006-12-11 Men & Motors website
Andy Langton quoted on illegal speed limit signs in Brighouse.
They have got the nature of the illegality wrong, see our page on speed limit signing requirements
2006-12-12 • BBC Radio Berkshire
Nigel Humphries on a report about public attitude to speed by the University of Reading — commissioned by Thames Valley Police.
Nigel described it as propaganda masquerading as academic research and suggested people had been led to the answer the researchers and their backers wanted.
2006-12-11 Brighouse Echo
Andy Langton quoted on illegal speed limit signs in Calderdale.
Though the paper and the police officer have got the nature of the illegality entirely wrong, see our page on speed limit signing requirements
2006-12-11 The Sentinel (Stoke on Trent)
Paul Biggs quoted on the £830,000 raised by speed cameras in the A500 roadworks.
2006-12-08 • Tamworth Herald
Letter from Paul Biggs about speed cameras.
2006-12-08 • Lincolnshire Echo
Letter from Keith Peat about relative speeding prosecutions of drivers of different ages.
2006-12-07 ITV News website
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on fuel tax increases.
2006-12-07 • Metro
ABD quoted on front page.
2006-12-07 The Scotsman
Nigel Humphries quoted on fuel duty.
2006-12-07 The Independent
Nigel Humphries quoted on the increase in fuel duty.
2006-12-06 Daily Mail
Evening Times (Glasgow)
Nigel Humphries and Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on the increase in fuel tax.
2006-12-06 The Times
Nigel Humphries saying the decision to end the freeze on fuel duty was "disgraceful".
2006-12-06 • BBC Radio Derby
Paul Biggs on environmental taxes.
2006-12-02 • BBC Radio Manchester
Mark McArthur-Christie discussing road pricing with Allan Beswick.
2006-12-01 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young on a parking enforcer investigation whitewash.
2006-12-01 • BBC Radio Oxford
• BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester
Mark McArthur-Christie on road pricing.
2006-12-01 • BBC Radio Ulster Nigel Humphries discussing road pricing with John Bourne of public transport lobby group Transport 2000.
2006-12-01 • BBC Radio 5 Live Nigel Humphries discussing road pricing with government anti-car fanatic David Begg.
2006-11-30 • The Sentinel (Stoke on Trent) Paul Biggs on speed cameras in roadworks on the A500 between July 2005 and September 2006 that raised over £800,000
2006-11-27 • BBC Radio Northampton Nigel Humphries on road pricing.
Nigel slated Tony Bosworth of FoE for saying that roads increase traffic. Also said he was naive for suggesting that road pricing was not a magic bullet — said that's exactly how the govt would treat it and use it as an excuse not to invest in any form of transport.
2006-11-25 The Herald (Scotland) Ben Adams quoted on 4x4s.
2006-11-24 Daily Post (Liverpool) ABD spokesman quoted on plans by Merseyside Speed Camera Partnership targeting 70,000 drivers in 2006, and 80,000 in 2007.
2006-11-23 Tamworth Herald Letter from Paul Biggs about speed cameras.
2006-11-22 Bromley Times Roger Lawson quoted on the audacity of TfL claiming accidents had gone down when they had actually gone up.
2006-11-22 The Scotsman ABD spokesman quoted on the proposed second Forth crossing.
2006-11-22 • BBC Radio Cov & Warks Nigel Humphries discussing a range of driving issues.
2006-11-21 The Sentinel (Stoke-on-Trent) Paul Biggs on mobile phone prosecutions in Cheshire.
2006-11-20 Daily Post (Liverpool) Brian Gregory quoted on the speed camera racket.
2006-11-16 • Grimsby Telegraph Keith Peat writing about the ABD and driving in general.
2006-11-13 • BBC Radio Nottingham Nigel Humphries on threats by Nottingham City Council to introduce a workplace parking tax.
2006-11-12 • BBC Radio Northampton Nigel Humphries on drink driving.
2006-11-12 Sunday Sentinel Paul Biggs quoted on the abandonment of road charging plans by Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire councils.
2006-11-12 Evening Standard ABD spokesman quoted on the case of a firefighter who was initially denied compensation after suffering an injury whilst trying to rescue a man trapped in his car.
2006-11-08 Grimsby Telegraph Keith Peat calling for greater accident research.
2006-11-05 Bedfordshire Sunday Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on a proposal by Luton BC to remove speed humps.
2006-11-02 Daily Echo (Southampton) Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on a proposal to impose tolls on a road in Southampton.
2006-11-01 • ITV Yorkshire 'Calendar' Keith Peat interviewed on the Stern report.
2006-11-01 • BBC South Today Mark McArthur-Christie on parking charges.
2006-10-31 • BBC Radio Oxford Mark McArthur-Christie on the relative merits of traffic police and speed cameras.
2006-10-31 • BBC Radio Wiltshire Nigel Humphries on climate change scaremongering.
2006-10-30 • Sky News email from Keith Peat read out re the global warming scam.
2006-10-26 • British Forces Radio Nigel Humphries on Richmond's plan to force cars emitting higher levels of CO₂ to pay more to park outside their own house.
2006-10-26 Brighton Argus Nigel Humphries quoted in an article about a victim of a car clone snapped by a speed camera.
2006-10-22 • ITV News Brian Mooney on the government's plan to roll out yellow box junction cameras nationwide.
2006-10-17 BBC Radio Ulster Nigel Humphries on the decriminalised parking scam.
2006-10-14 Mail on Sunday Tony Vickers quoted in an article that exposes the extent of the financial scam behind speed cameras.
2006-10-12 • Lincolnshire Echo Letter from Keith Peat about 'speeding'.
2006-10-07 The Peninsular (Qatar) Tony Vickers quoted on fuel tax.
2006-10-05 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries on buses and bus lanes.
Nigel said that buses weren't a nuisance but that silly Government "Transport Apartheid" had made them a nuisance. Callers agreed.
2006-10-04 • Sky News Tony Vickers on green cars and the dust-to-dust versus fuel only carbon emissions of various cars. See our PR502
2006-10-04 • Daily Mail Ben Adams quoted in an article about the dust-to-dust versus fuel only carbon emissions of various cars.
2006-10-03 • Lincolnshire Echo Letter from Keith Peat about the government report on causes of accidents showing exceeding the speed limit to be a factor in only 5% of accidents.
2006-09-30 • BBC Radio 5 Live Tony Vickers debating speed with Paul Smith of SafeSpeed
2006-09-30 • Sky News Tony Vickers debating speed with Rob Gifford of PACTS.
Tony said that cameras have been a massive red herring and that they have diverted our attention from the important factors in road safety. He also pointed out that they have been a public relations disaster for the police and the authorities. He called for drivers to be consulted far more about safety measures rather than the authorities simply trying to micro-manage our activities and wrench the steering wheel out of our hands.
2006-09-30 • BBC Radio London Nigel Humphries talked to Vanessa Feltz about speed.
Nigel spoke about how the government's own report revealed only about 5% of accidents were caused by speed, and yet the government was still trying to cover this up; about casualties plateauing except for serious injuries which, surprise surprise, were the category chosen for the target; and about the uselessness of cameras.
2006-09-29 The Sun Brian Gregory briefly quoted on motorway roadworks.
2006-09-28 • Essex Enquirer Tony Vickers quoted on Idris Francis' appeal at the European Court of Human Rights.
2006-09-28 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries on roadworks, transport policy, and road funding.
2006-09-28 Talk 107 (Edinburgh) Tony Vickers discussing congestion and the need to improve the Scottish road network.
2006-09-28 • BBC Radio Wales Tony Vickers discussing government figures that show only 4% of accidents in 2005 involved exceeding a speed limit.
2006-09-27 Liverpool Daily Post Tony Vickers condemning Mersey Tunnel Police for being more interested in statistics than policing.
2006-09-27 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young quoted on the poor state of maintenance of Edinbugh's bus lanes and associated signing.
(If the bus lane is not properly signed it does not exist in law)
2006-09-25 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young quoted on a 'commuter challenge' to find the quickest way to travel into Edinburgh city centre.
2006-10 • Caravan Club magazine
• Camping & Caravanning Club m.
An apology from both magazines after they mistakenly reported Keith Peat as calling for a ban on caravans during daylight hours. Keith had actually been talking about the transportation of large 'static' caravans along narrow coastal roads.
2006-09-24 • Talk Sport Tony Vickers talking to Mike Dicken about young drivers.
Tony pointed out that reckless behaviour is a problem with some young men. Why should 18 year olds be less stupid than 17 year olds? Why should we penalise 17 year old girls who want to hold a licence? They rarely present the same problems. Why for that matter should we penalise the majority of 17 year old boys who do not behave stupidly when driving? When we examine the facts, it often turns out that those who kill by reckless driving are unlicenced, uninsured and frequently out of their heads on alcohol or drugs.
2006-09-21 Birmingham Mail Nigel Humphries quoted on the M42 speed cameras that aren't switched on.
2006-09-21 Weston & Somerset Mercury Nigel Humphries quoted on Somerset speed cameras which flout government location guidelines.
2006-09-20 • BBC Radio Northampton
• BBC Southern Counties Radio
Nigel Humphries on the proposal to make learner drivers learn for a whole year.
2006-09-13 Evening Standard (London) Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on ACPO's plan to close legal 'loopholes'.
2006-09-12 • BBC Radio Northampton Nigel Humphries on cycling.
Nigel supported cycling but criticised "transport apartheid" which discriminated against motorists and led a minority of lycra louts to become the new Mr Toad because they had been led to believe they had a superior right to use the roads.
2006-09-12 • BBC Radio Swindon Nigel Humphries on the hard shoulder running trail on the M42.
2006-09-07 • BBC Radio Bristol Nigel Humphries discussing a speed camera on the M5 that had caught 20,000 people and supposedly raised £1.2m.
2006-09-07 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries discussing the Craig Moore case.
2006-09-07 • BBC Radio WM Nigel Humphries on the case of speed camera avenger Craig Moore.
Nigel said that we could not condone such activity but the fact that there were thousands of reasonable law abiding people listening to the show right now who thought the guy was a hero showed how cameras had destroyed the trust between the public and the law.
2006-09-07 The Guardian Nigel Humphries quoted on a speed camera in roadworks on the M5 that netted £1.2M in fines.
2006-09-06 • Century FM (North West) Mark McArthur-Christie on the case of Craig Moore, jailed for blowing up a speed camera in Manchester.
2006-09-06 • BBC Radio Solent Mark McArthur-Christie on young drivers.
2006-09-06 Fermanagh Herald Coverage of our press release 499 on 'intelligent speed adaption'.
2006-09-05 • BBC Radio Northampton Nigel Humphries discussing road pricing with Tony Bosworth of FoE.
2006-09-03 The Sentinel Paul Biggs quoted on another speed camera motorcycle for Staffordshire.
2006-08-31 • ITV Bristol Bob Bull interviewed on the proposed increase in the Clifton suspension bridge tolls.
2006-08-31 • BBC Points West Hugh Bladon interviewed on the proposed increase in the Clifton suspension bridge tolls.
2006-08-31 What Car Letter from Mark McArthur-Christie on the future of motoring.
2006-08-30 • Motortorque Coverage of our PR499 on ISA being USELESS.
2006-08-28 Motorcycle News Coverage of our PR498 on police advice on speed limits being ignored by the DfT.
2006-08-22 Lancashire Telegraph ABD spokesman quoted on Lancashire County Council raking in £4.6M from parking fines in 2005.
2006-08-22 The Sentinel Paul Biggs quoted on the activities of Staffordshire Safety Camera Partnership
2006-08-22 Auto Express Coverage of our PR498 on the government ignoring police advice on speed limits.
2006-08-22 Norwich Evening News Nigel Humphries quoted on the relatively high proportion of police cars to speed cameras in Norfolk.
2006-08-21 Cambridge Evening News Mark McArthur-Christie on a bungled speed camera installation on the A14.
2006-08-19 • Daily Express Coverage of our PR498 on the government ignoring police advice on speed limits.
2006-08-18 The Sentinel Paul Biggs on Staffordshire having seven times more speed cameras than police traffic cars.
2006-08-18 • LBC Tony Vickers on the increase in the use of bicycles and scooters, and the London Congestion Charge.
2006-08-18 • BBC Radio CWR
• BBC Radio Northampton
• BBC Radio Solent
Nigel Humphries on eating and drinking while driving
2006-08-18 • BBC Three Counties Radio Tony Vickers on eating while driving
2006-08-17 • BBC Radio WM Nigel Humphries on there being more speed cameras than police cars.
Nigel said that since the WM accident review showed that less than 5% of accidents were caused by speeding, there should be 20 times as many police cars as cameras.
2006-08-14 • BBC Radio Nottingham Nigel Humphries on bus lanes.
2006-08-14 Auto Express Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on proposed lower rural speed limits.
2006-08-10 Yorkshire Post Letter from Peter Horton on the attack on 4x4s by the government's Environmental Audit Committee.
2006-08-09 • BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester Nigel Humphries on lower rural speed limits.
The station did not have one single caller in favour of lower limits.
2006-08-08 • Nottingham Evening Post Mark McArthur-Christie on how Nottingham, Derby and Leicester are banding together to attempt to impose a congestion charge.
Mark pointed out that the feasibility study alone will cost £4.5m of taxpayers money, and that Edinburgh's residents had already conclusively rejected a congestion tax, that it would do little to improve congestion, that money would be better spent on improving the alternatives to the car and removing some of the impediments to car use.
2006-08-08 • Oxford Mail Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on the 50 limit on Oxford bypass.
2006-08-08 • Central TV news Mark McArthur-Christie on the 50 limit on Oxford bypass.
2006-08-08 • Talk 107 (Edinburgh) Nigel Humphries talking about speed limits.
2006-08-08 • BBC Radio Humberside Tony Vickers on lower rural speed limits.
Tony called for a single speed setting authority and said that while local people might have a moral right to call for safer roads, this did not confer on them the skills of a traffic engineer or enable them to assess which safety measure was most suitable. They only call for speed reductions because they have been led to belleve it is the be-all and end-all of road safety.
2006-08-08 • BBC Radio CWR Hugh Bladon on plans to lower rural speed limits.
2006-08-07 • BBC Radio Oxford Mark McArthur-Christie on lower rural speed limit proposals.
2006-08-07 • BBC Radio Humberside Nigel Humphries on road pricing.
2006-08-07 • LBC Radio Nigel Humphries on the Environmental Audit Commission report on carbon emissions from transport.
2006-08-06 • BBC Radio 5 Live Nigel Humphries debating road pricing with Steve Berry, formerly of Top Gear, who naively supports the idea.
2006-08-06 • LBC Radio Nigel Humphries on road pricing.
Nigel said that road charging was an excuse not to invest in adequate roads, and that the M6 Toll made people use the roads less efficiently.
2006-08-06 Sunday Times Brian Gregory quoted on tail-gating cameras to be trialled on the A34.
2006-08-05 • Sky News Tony Vickers debating whether cyclists should have registration numbers, with Roger Geffen of the CTC.
Tony & Roger agreed that registration was not the answer. Tony called for a return to flexible police traffic patrols who would target dangerous drivers and cyclists alike.
2006-08-03 Auto Express Coverage of our PR494 on rural speed limits.
2006-08-02 The Scotsman Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on 40mph rural speed limits
2006-08-02 • BBC Radio Three Counties Tony Vickers on Direct Line's call to reduce rural speed limits.
Tony said that a blanket 40 mph speed limit was about as much good as prescribing aspirin for any illness no matter what the symptoms.
2006-08-02 • BBC Radio Newcastle Brian Gregory on the proposal by Direct Line and Brake to reduce rural speed limits.
2006-08-02 • BBC Radio Northampton Nigel Humphries on rural speed limits.
2006-08-01 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young calling for extra car parking spaces to be built alongside the proposed new railway station at Edinburgh Airport.
2006-08-01 • Saga FM (Birmingham) Nigel Humphries on Ken Livingstone's call for cyclists to be forced to have a registration number.
2006-08-01 Motorcycle News Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on a call by Direct Line insurance to reduce rural speed limits to 40mph.
2006-08-01 • BBC Radio 2
  Jeremy Vine show
Nigel Humphries debating Ken Livingstone's call for cyclists to be forced to have a registration number.
2006-07-31 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young quoted on a summer safety campaign targetting 'speeding' motorists and those who fail to fasten seatbelts.
2006-07-28 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young quoted on Lothian and Borders Police 'Operation Gemini' dealing with the growing crime of car cloning.
2006-07-25 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young quoted on the city's new parking enforcers.
2006-07-27 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries on caravans after the press got the wrong end of the stick and claimed that islanders on Colonsay had banned them.
(See The Scotsman for an example, and Colonsay's online newspaper The Corncrake for the true story)
Nigel said that everyone had the right to use the roads so we had nothing against caravans. Slow traffic of any kind should pull over and let held up vehicles past.
2006-07-25 • BBC Radio 3 Counties Nigel Humphries on safety for women drivers.
2006-07-22 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries in discussion with Tony Bosworth of FoE following a proclamation by the Bishop of London that driving big cars and going on holiday was a sin.
Nigel started by asking why the bishop did not include living in large houses as a sin — perhaps because he lived in one himself.
2006-07-22 • BBC Radio Five Live Tony Vickers in debate with an environmentalist by the name of Geoff Gazzard, on congestion and the state of our road network.
2006-07-21 • BBC Radio 3 Counties Nigel Humphries on drink driving.
2006-07-18 Lincolnshire Echo Keith Peat extensively quoted on road safety issues in Lincolnshire including headlight glare, proper use of full beam in rural areas, and slow vehicles pulling over.
Commenting on the Road Safety Partnership's "What's Your Excuse" poster campaign, Keith said: "The majority of young people are law abiding and the stupid minority will see posters as a challenge and not a deterrent".
2006-07-17 • BBC Radio Northampton
• Bright FM (Sussex)
• BBC Radio Southern Counties
Nigel Humphries on fuel prices.
Nigel said that they had jacked up fuel tax when oil prices were falling and now those increases were coming to fruition. Called for VAT to be abolished on the fuel duty element, and accused the government of Transport Apartheid in its treatment of motorists. Called for the £42 billion taken from drivers each year to be spent on proper infrastructure investment in both road and rail.
2006-07-14 Evening Gazette (Cleveland) Brian Gregory quoted on Teesside courts trying to bluff their way out of refunding illegally imposed fines and points, following the Dehany case.
2006-07-13 • Coalville Times Nigel Humphries giving advice on safe driving.
2006-07-13 Hartlepool Mail Richard Turner quoted on two new speed cameras to be installed in Hartlepool.
2006-07-13 • BBC TV News South Mark McArthur-Christie on supposedly friendlier parking rules, and how Oxfordshire County Council plan to take the 'decriminalized parking' scam countywide.
2006-07-13 • BBC Radio Humberside Tony Vickers on supposedly friendlier parking rules from the government.
Tony pointed out that there were no guidelines compelling local authorities to provide adequate parking in the first place.
2006-07-04 • BBC Radio Solent Mark Machin in a debate on whether mobile phones should be banned in cars. Listeners voted No.
2006-07-03 Auto Express Mark McArthur-Christie quoted in article about road accident figures based on hospital admissions showing no decrease.
2006-06-30 Norwich Evening News Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on police targetting drivers using a road in Norwich which has been unreasonably restricted to buses only. Location
2006-06-30 Auto Industry Mark McArthur-Christie quoted in reference to 2005 accident statistics and road safety policy.
2006-06-29 • BBC TV South Mark McArthur-Christie talking about the research that suggests that the police have been under reporting serious injuries to an increasing degree.
2006-06-29 MotorCycle News Article refering to our PR 492 on road accident figures.
2006-06-28 Louth Leader (Item 8)
• Mablethorpe Leader
Letter from Keith Peat on the dangers created by slow drivers.
2006-06-27 • Sky News Brian Mooney on congestion charging.
Brian said that the Government and others were trying to sell road pricing. He quoted DFT's recent report that levels of support depend on what question is asked, and highlighted a question loaded with words like 'experts advise' and 'necessary'. Added that public opposition wasn't just on cost, but on privacy concerns. Said that people wouldn't trust the private sector with monitoring all our personal journeys, and that the RAC Foundation had found that 87% wouldn't trust the Government!
2006-06-26 • Sky News Tony Vickers on a report by Phillips claiming speed camera prosecutions are an inconsistent shambles. A Sky News poll showed 66% of people wanted speed cameras scrapped.
2006-06-23 BBC News Keith Peat quoted in an article about his warning that slow drivers are contributing to the road accident toll in Lincolnshire.
2006-06-22 • BBC Radio Northampton
• BBC Asian Network
Nigel Humphries on parking
2006-06-22 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries on calls to change government parking policy.
Nigel blasted Gwyneth Dunwoody for being on the Transport Select Committee when decriminalised parking was conceived so how dare she whinge about it now. Abuse was inevitable when the law was reduced to a money making scam. Said that it was the new laws that were brought in "because they could be" that were the problem and called for "laws about laws" to restrict what councils could bring in.
2006-06-22 • Sky News Tony Vickers on calls to change government parking policy.
Tony said that as long as law enforcement is in the hands of private companies motivated by profit, abuse will continue and the perception of abuse, even if it is not present, will be widespread.
2006-06-21 Manchester Evening News Nigel Humphries quoted on the ASA Adjudication against a leaflet issued by Greater Manchester Casualty Reduction Partnership.
2006-06-20 • BBC Radio Leeds Tony Vickers discussing congestion and the future of car use with Tony Bosworth of Friends of the Earth.
2006-06-16 The Independent Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on speed cameras.
2006-06-15 • BBC Radio Northamptonshire Mark McArthur-Christie on car-unfriendly cities, with regard to petrol prices.
2006-06-15 • BBC Radio Oxford Mark McArthur-Christie on Oxford being one of the most car-unfriendly cities in the UK
Mark said motorcyclist and cyclists didn't find it great either; he described Oxfordshire's transport policy as an inconsistent mess, driven far more by a desire to be anti-car rather than pro-choice. Also that the council's argument that Oxford's streets were not designed for cars somewhat disingenuous as they CERTAINLY weren't designed for buses either, yet buses are the only thing the Council can manage to get in their integrated transport 'strategy'
2006-06-15 • ITV News Tony Vickers on SPECS cameras in 20mph zones.
2006-06-07 Western Mail Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on new all-singing all-dancing money-grabbing speed cameras developed by our Dutch friends.
2006-06-07 BBC News Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on plans by Portsmouth City Council to impose a blanket 20mph zone across the city.
2006-06-07 Edinburgh Evening News Bruce Young on prospective parking enforcement contractors in Edinburgh.
2006-06-01 Accountancy Age Nigel Humphries quoted in an article about the effect of government anti-car policies on business.
2006-05-30 Manchester Evening News Nigel Humphries quoted on traffic lights on motorway access slips.
2006-05-25 • BBC Radio WM Nigel Humphries on speed cameras.
2006-05-25 Express & Star Paul Biggs quoted on speed cameras in Staffordshire.
2006-05-18 Auto Express Coverage of our PR 490 on the speed humps in Yate, South Glos.
2006-05-18 The Courier Eamon Scott quoted on the use of average speed cameras during roadworks on the A90.
2006-05-11 • Daily Express
• BBC Radio Newcastle
Nigel Humphries on road pricing.
2006-05-10 • Saga FM Nigel Humphries on road pricing.
2006-05-06 • NorthWales Chronicle Nigel Humphries on Brunstrom's idea to have fixed penalties for careless driving.
2006-05-02 • Meridian TV Mark McArthur-Christie on villagers using speed guns to catch drivers.
2006-05-02 • TalkSport Nigel Humphries discussing parking, bus lanes, transport investment, and the motorway speed limit.
2006-05-02 • BBC Radio Essex Tony Vickers on the removal of Barnet's road humps and the excellent reduction in casualties.
2006-05-02 • BBC Asian Network Tony Vickers on the plans to track us all with GPS and the abuses it will lead to.
2006-04-27 Rugby Observer Paul Biggs quoted on speed cameras on the A45 at Ryton which have outstayed their dubious welcome.
2006-04-26 • BBC Radio Oxford Mark McArthur-Christie on the Stradling report.
2006-04-26 • BBC 3 Counties Radio Tony Vickers on the Stradling report.
2006-04-26 • BBC Radio WM Nigel Humphries in discussion with Prof. Steve Stradling.
Humphries pointed out that the report had been paid for by speed camera partnerships so was not independent.
2006-04-26 • Leicester Mercury Nigel Humphries quoted on the Stradling report.
2006-04-26 • BBC Radio Northampton Nigel Humphries on speed cameras.
2006-04-26 • BBC Radio 5 Live Tony Vickers in discussion with Prof. Steve Stradling about his report that claims speed cameras catch bad drivers.
2006-04-25 • BBC Radio Wales Nigel Humphries on increasing the motorway speed limit.
2006-04-24 • BBC Radio Leeds Nigel Humphries on the school run and recent comments by David Cameron.
Nigel attacked urban transport policy and the reversal of separation of traffic and pedestrians.
2006-04-24 • BBC GLR Nigel Humphries talking to Vanessa Feltz about fuel tax and transport policy.
2006-04-23 The Independent ()
The Scotsman
Manchester Evening News
Coverage of our PR486 on a fuel tax sliding scale.
2006-04-18 • Bristol Evening Post
• Oxford Mail
Tony Vickers quoted on speed cameras.
2006-04-18 Lancashire Evening Telegraph
Coverage of our PR484 on 4x4 sales.
2006-04-18 • BBC News 24
• BBC 3 Counties Radio
Tony Vickers on road pricing.
2006-04-17 Swindon Evening Advertiser
Coverage of our PR483 on M4 speed cameras.
2006-04-15 • Talk Sport Radio
Tony Vickers on ANPR and community operated speed cameras.
2006-04-13 • BBC Radio Oxford
• BBC Radio Berkshire
• BBC TV Points West
• Central TV News
• BBC TV South News
Mark McArthur-Christie on the claim by Wiltshire & Swindon Safety Camera Partnership to have reduced accidents on the M4.
2006-04-12 Edinburgh Evening News
Bruce Young quoted on the congestion to be caused by the building of tramlines in Edinburgh.
2006-04-12 • BBC Radio Oxford
• ITV Central News
• BBC Wiltshire Sound
Motorcycle News
Mark McArthur-Christie on the claim by Wiltshire & Swindon Safety Camera Partnership to have reduced accidents on the M4.
2006-04-06 • BBC Radio Wales
Tony Vickers on the recent survey by Swiftcover showing the cost of speed cameras to drivers is £150m per year.
2006-04-06 Yorkshire Post
The Sun
Tony Vickers on the case of a Leeds driver that the council are trying to fine for parking on double yellow lines that weren't there.
2006-04-06 • Real Radio
Andy Langton on a report by Swiftcover showing speed cameras are costing drivers £150m a year
2006-04-05 • Central TV News
Mark McArthur-Christie on a man in a village near Swindon who has bought his own speed gun.
2006-04-05 Eastern Daily Press
Tony Vickers commenting on the fruitlessness of laws that the police do not have the manpower to enforce.
2006-04-05 The Sentinel
Letter from Paul Biggs on climate change doom-mongering.
2006-04-01 Eastern Daily Press
Tony Vickers quoted in an article about plans for more speed cameras in East Anglia.
2006-03-31 Auto Trader
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted in an article on how the government's persecution of drivers has reached epidemic proportions.
2006-03-31 Daily Telegraph
Tony Vickers on more speed cameras and an increase in driver prosecutions.
"It is beginning to look more like prosecution for prosecution's sake".
2006-03-30 • BBC News 24
Tony Vickers on a bulk processing agency being set up by Lord Falconer to handle driving 'offences', and the increase in speed camera prosecutions.
2006-03-30 • BBC Radio Northamptonshire
Nigel Humphries on 'rusty' drivers.
2006-03-29 • BBC Radio Essex
Tony Vickers on drivers who have a licence but have not driven for years.
2006-03-29 • BBC Points West
Hugh Bladon on congestion in Bristol.
Pointed out that a recent train trip with his wife to London had cost £268 and it would be mad to leave a car in the driveway which was already costing in depreciation, tax, insurance etc. Said more cars were the result of increased economic activity and nobody should be against that. Also that it was not helped by councils failing to provide sufficient parking spaces.
2006 Spring • IAM magazine
ABD quoted on the problem of tailgating, and drivers who attract such behaviour by refusing to move over.
2006-03-23 • BBC Radio WM
Nigel Humphries on double yellow lines painted around parked cars which had then been ticketed.
2006-03-23 Financial Times
Nigel Humphries quoted on the budget.
2006-03-22 • BBC GMR (Manchester)
Tony Vickers on the proposed increase in Vehicle Excise Duty.
2006-03-22 • IRN
Tony Vickers on the proposed increase in Vehicle Excise Duty.
2006-03-20 • BBC Radio Oxford
Mark McArthur-Christie on car sharing lanes.
2006-03-20 • Bristol Evening Post
Hugh Bladon quoted on motorway breakdowns.
2006-03-20 • BBC Radio GLR
• BBC Radio Northampton
Nigel Humphries on car sharing lanes.
2006-03-18 Daily Mail
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on the admission from the Home Office that laser speed guns are unreliable.
2006-03-15 The Guardian
Brief quote from Nigel Humphries on a speed activated warning sign.
2006-03-14 Leeds Today
Tony Vickers quoted on the number of speed cameras in West Yorkshire.
2006-03-14 Edinburgh Evening News
Bruce Young quoted on a scheme where drivers warn each other about parking enforcers.
2006-03-14 • BBC Radio Somerset
Tony Vickers discussing the disparity of speed cameras around the country.
2006-03-13 • BBC 3CR
Tony Vickers on the disparity of speed cameras around the country.
2006-03-13 Daily Post
Tony Vickers quoted on the speed camera lottery.
2006-03-10 • Tamworth Times
• Burntwood Post
• Burton Trader
• Chase Post
• Lichfield Post
• Rugelely Post
• Stafford Post
• Sutton Coldfield News
• Walsall Observer
Motoring section article based on our Pace Car PR.
2006-03-13 Daily Post
Tony Vickers quoted on the speed camera lottery.
2006-03-09 • BBC Radio CWR
Nigel Humphries attacking the unnecessary 50mph limit on the A45 at Ryton and the accompanying cameras.
2006-03-09 • Daily Mail
Edinburgh Evening News
• BBC Radio Berkshire
Tony Vickers on the new points system.
2006-03-08 Sunderland Today
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on speed cameras.
2006-03-07 • Preston Independent
  (newspaper)
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on the proposal to use surveillance cameras to spy on drivers.
2006-03-07 • BBC Radio Leeds
Nigel Humphries on surveillance cameras.
Humphries said extreme examples such as Gifford pointing out that the July 7 bombers used a car to get to Luton, were used to justify cameras, but when it came to it that was just an excuse to criminalise thousands of ordinary people in order to raise revenue.
2006-03-07 • BBC Three Counties Radio
Mark McArthur-Christie on a call by Robert Gifford for more surveillance cameras to spy on drivers.
2006-03-07 • Daily Express
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on speed camera fines.
2006-02-28 The Herald
Bruce Young quoted in an article about 4x4s.
2006-02-21 • BBC CWR
Paul Biggs discussing a wide range of driving issues.
2006-02-21 Gloucestershire Echo
Nigel Humphries quoted on hidden speed cameras.
2006-02-21 Independent
Nigel Humphries briefly quoted in an article about the highway code.
2006-02-20 Auto Trader
Brian Gregory quoted on Durham City Council appointing 6 wardens to fine people who throw cigarette ends out of their car.
2006-02-17 Motorcycle News
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted in coverage of our PR478 about Operation Cheetah..
2006-02-15 The Sun
BBC News website
Brian McDowall quoted on a case of Dorset Police following and prosecuting a council highways officer because he beeped his horn at a speed camera van.
2006-02-15 • BBC Radio 4 'You & Yours'
Mark McArthur-Christie re Doncaster's community pace car scheme.
2006-02-15 Coventry Evening Telegraph
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on plans to increase parking charges at Walsgrave Hospital.
2006-02-12 • Sunday Times magazine
ABD extensively quoted on the inequity of parking enforcement.
2006-02-11 The Times
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on horror tales of parking enforcement in London.
2006-02-10 • Swedish TV
Tony Vickers talking about ANPR.
2006-02-09 • BBC Radio Wiltshire
Nigel Humphries on the A303 and Stonehenge.
Humphries slated government policy on road and rail infrastructure and said that the delays in dualling roads like the A303 were costing lives. Said the ABD supported the protection of Stonehenge, but that the government always opted for cheap schemes which were sub optimal, despite £43bn in tax from motorists.
2006-02-06 Daily Times, Pakistan
Tony Vickers quoted on ANPR.
2006-02-06 Eastern Daily Press
Tony Vickers quoted in an article about bizarre insurance claims.
2006-02-03 The Scotsman
Brian Gregory tries to introduce some perspective to article about Shell's profits.
2006-02-01 Sunderland Echo
Mark McArthur-Christie on speed cameras in Sunderland.
2006-02-01 • BBC Radio Northampton
Nigel Humphries on gridlocked Britain, including general transport policy and road pricing.
2006-01-31 Auto Express
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted on the failure of the silly community pace car scheme in Doncaster.
2006-01-28 Al Bahhar (UAE)
Tony Vickers quoted on ANPR.
2006-01-27 Dundee Courier
Letter from Eamon Scott about the Tayside Speed Camera Partnership.
2006-01-27 • Radio France International
Tony Vickers interviewed about Galileo, ANPR, and road pricing.
2006-01-26 TF1 (French TV)
Mark McArthur-Christie interviewed on parking in London.
2006-01-26 News24 (South Africa)
Tony Vickers quoted on the nationwide ANPR spy network.
2006-01-26 • BBC Look North
Mark McArthur-Christie interviewed about Doncaster's Community Pace Car Scheme
2006-01-25 Coventry Evening Telegraph
Mark McArthur-Christie on Coventry City Council's decision to mlik motorists by imposing parking meters on the city's streets.
2006-01-24 Daily Record
Peter Spinney on the £20M exorted from Scotland's motorists in the last 5 years.
Of course the Scottish Executive and the Police do know how many fatal accidents were caused by speed, as such data is recorded by police officers at the scene of accidents. Clearly they don't want the facts to get out because it would undermine government propaganda.
2006-01-24 Dundee Evening Telegraph
Eamon Scott quoted on the £1700 every day raked in by speed cameras in Tayside.
2006-01-24 Cyberpress (Canada)
(French≡Francais)
Tony Vickers quoted on ANPR cameras.
2006-01-24 Edinburgh Evening News
Bruce Young quoted on confusing parking signs in Edinburgh.
2006-01-21 • Central TV
Mark McArthur-Christie calling for the scrapping of decriminalised parking.
2006-01-19 • Anglia TV
Mark McArthur-Christie on the rise in parking charges and fines.
2006-01-12 • Central TV News
Mark McArthur-Christie on a new illuminated message sign being used in Oxfordshire.
Mark said we hoped the sign would work in cutting casualties, but thought Oxon was over-signed massively already, this could distract drivers, and if we had sufficient traffic police many of these things wouldn't be a problem.
2006-01-12 Daily Mirror
Tony Vickers quoted in an article about misuse of speed cameras in roadworks on the A12 in Norfolk.
2006-01-11 Christian Science Monitor (USA)
Nigel Humphries quoted on the planned national spy camera network.
2006-01-10 Edinburgh Evening News
Letter from Bruce Young about Edinburgh forcing shoppers out of the city with parking restrictions.
2006-01-09 Burton Mail
Paul Biggs quoted on the latest misleading claims by Staffordshire Safety Camera Partnership.
2006-01-08 • Talk Sport Radio
Nigel Humphries talking about the survey of roadsign knowledge, and about calls for retesting of drivers every 5 years.
2006-01-08 Scotland on Sunday
ABD mentioned in an article about speed cameras and the motorway speed limit.
2006-01-07 Sunday Mail (Scotland)
Tony Vickers quoted on Scottish police standing to make £11.2 million from speeding fines in 2005. The paper states that most of the 300 deaths in Scotland are caused by speeding, yet fails to provide any evidence to support this erroneous statement.
2006-01-07 Edinburgh Evening News
Bruce Young quoted on Edinburgh City Council raking in £116,000 by enforcing parking restrictions on bank holidays.
2006-01-04 Pagina12 (Argentina)
(Spanish≡Espanol)
Tony Vickers quoted on ANPR cameras.
2006-01-04 • Auto Express
Mark McArthur-Christie quoted in an article investigating speed humps.

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