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Video: The TaxPayers’ Alliance – think before you print

The TPA got lots of media coverage for its claim that speed cameras caused rather than prevented road deaths. What happened next?


This video looks at just one of many flaws in the TPA's speed camera research. For a more detailed critique read Michael Grayer's post, "Speed cameras don’t cause road casualties. Tell your friends."

Related links:

Research Note 3: Speeding fines
TaxPayers' Alliance, 8/7/10

Right wing pressure group perpetuate anti-speed camera myth
RoadPeace, 9/7/10

TaxPayers' Alliance on speed
Letting Off Steam, 14/7/10

Speed cameras don’t cause road casualties. Tell your friends.
Michael Grayer, NonToxic, 22/7/10

Speed camera debate: problems with national stats
Owen Spottiswoode, Full Fact, 27/7/10

Oxfordshire speeding increase after cameras turned off
BBC News, 10/8/10

Speed cameras: what does the evidence say?
Mark Pack, Liberal Democrat Voice, 20/10/10

RAC Foundation report backs speed camera safety benefit
BBC News, 24/11/10

TPA spin-off pretends speed cameras cause accidents
Tim Fenton, Liberal Conspiracy, 24/1/11

Road deaths rise after speed cameras switch-off
Oxford Mail, 26/3/11

Oxfordshire's speed cameras to be switched back on
BBC News, 1/4/11

Oxfordshire speed cameras switched back on
Guardian, 1/4/11

Speed camera switch-off empowers reckless driving
George Monbiot, Guardian, 20/5/11

Posted by Other TPA at 09:50am on 20 May 2011
Tags: TaxPayers Alliance

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