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Belisha: the card game 07 February 2023

Last week we went looking for some of the places pictured in the 1938 road-themed card game Belisha. This week you can play it for yourself.

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The lost world of Belisha 02 February 2023

In 1938, a card game called Belisha was published to promote road safety, featuring the sights of a journey across the UK. Where are they now?

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To the north east! 07 April 2022

Two new additions to our collection of Opening Booklets take us to Darlington and Middlesbrough.

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On Ukraine 28 February 2022

Until recently Ukraine's extremely well designed new road signs were the only reason we had to think about the country. Plus, some ways to help in the current situation.

Up for adoption 24 January 2022

For most people, highway maintenance is not a day to day concern. But not every road is the responsibility of the local council. What if your street is “unadopted"?

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Sorry, wrong number

Road numbering is a system with clear rules. What happens when the people responsible for numbering roads don't follow them?

We need to talk about Wisley

National Highways are spending a third of a billion pounds rebuilding one of the most congested junctions on the M25. Is it money well spent?

Oxford's Ground Zero

Oxford's Zero Emission Zone is just a trial, but transport policy in Oxford has become the catalyst for pitched battles and drawn in protestors from across the UK. What's happening to this genteel university town?

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Road signs

A field guide to the UK's road signs, explaining the colours, shapes, symbols and everything else you need to know to avoid putting a foot (or a wheel) wrong.