New 20mph speed limit for London roads in bid to save lives

Several roads across London have been given 20mph speed limits as Transport for London aims to reduce injuries by 40 per cent by 2020

King's Cross Road (Photo: Google Maps)

Eight of London’s most dangerous roads have seen their speed limits reduced to 20mph in an attempt to save lives.

As the Evening Standard reports, Transport for London hopes the measures will reduce the number of pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists killed or injured by 40 per cent by 2020.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.