This theme is now closed for comment, and an announcement has been made on Red Tape Challenge plans.
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You can read comments made during the theme spotlight (20 May – 17 June 2011), in the sub-category pages below.
These regulations control the operation of buses and taxis.
These regulations aim to protect the public by ensuring that drivers of private and commercial vehicles are appropriately qualified and insured
These regulations aim to protect drivers of large vehicles and other road users without placing unnecessary burdens on the organisations that employ them.
These regulations aim to ensure that roads are maintained and traffic issues managed appropriately with the minimum inconvenience to the public.
These regulations govern the terms on which the rules for the control of parking on our streets are operated by local authorities.
These regulations aim to ensure that we reduce road accidents and injuries without unnecessarily restricting personal freedoms.
These regulations aim to protect transport workers without placing unnecessary burdens on the organisations that employ them.
These regulations aim to ensure that vehicles, including bicycles etc, meet certain safety standards.
This site is designed to promote open discussion of ways in which the aims of existing regulation can be fulfilled in the least burdensome way possible. The presence of a particular regulation or law on this website should not be read as implying any intention on the part of the Government to remove that regulation or law from the statute book. The purpose of this exercise is to open government up to the public.