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CTC supports 20mph as the default

CTC, the national cycling charity, welcomed today’s announcement from the Institute of Advanced Motorists that many of its members support the adoption of 20mph speed limits.
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However, CTC highlighted the benefits of blanket implementation versus what it called the "patchwork" approach of 20mph zones.

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CTC Press Office
Telephone: 0844-736-8453

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CTC, the national cycling charity, with 68,000 members across the UK, is both the oldest and largest cycling body in the UK, established in 1878. CTC provides a comprehensive range of services, advice, events and protection for its members and works to promote cycling by raising public and political awareness of cycling’s health, social and environmental benefits. Information on CTC is available at

The Instute of Advanced Motorists' press release reporting the results of its poll can be read at:

The results of the IAM survey come on the same day as the The University of East Anglia publicised the launch of a new national project to reduce the carbon footprint of the National Health Service, in which doctors will be encouraged to prevent diseases caused by "obesogenic built environments".

Blanket 20mph could give more parents the confidence to allow kids to walk to school. Research was published when schools broke up for the summer holidays, showing that less than half of children regularly walk to school.

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541


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