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Welsh Labour’s speeding U-turn shows devolution is beginning to grate

20 April 2024

11:32 PM

20 April 2024

11:32 PM

The tragedy of Wales’ 20 mph speed limit, which is now to be relaxed, was that it took a good idea and ruined it by taking it to extremes. There are plenty of roads which do deserve a 20mph speed limit, but the Welsh government didn’t want to stop there: it had to impose the same limit on main roads with wide carriageways on which it feels absurd to be driving at 20mph.

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