Safe Drivers and Vehicles

Cycling UK's today (Friday 16 December) reacted to the news of the car dooring incident involving Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling MP and cyclist Jaiqi Liu, touching upon the criminal and civil legal implications of the incident, and how it highlights the need for national design standards to create Space for Cycling.

 
 
Road victims are real victims - 15 Dec 2016 - Campaign
Cycling UK’s joint action with partner charities RoadPeace and Living Streets aims to stop changes to civil justice rules, which would leave 70% of cyclists seeking compensation short changed.

 
 
Hit by a car whilst cycling or crossing the road - snapped collarbone - forget fair compensation - the Ministry of Injustice thinks you're a whiplash fraudster! Cycling UK, RoadPeace and Living Streets value road crash victims - and that's why we've launched our "Road victims are real victims" action today. Take part now!

 
 
Plans to reform the claims process used by motorists seeking compensation for whiplash injuries are set to leave cyclists and pedestrians with legal bills if they need to make a claim that’s under £5,000.

 
 
Cycling UK expresses both relief and dismay at the Government’s long-awaited review of road traffic offences and penalties.

 
 
Cyclists' behaviour and the law - 30 Nov 2016 - Campaigning Views
Cyclists should behave responsibly and legally, but the law should recognise that they do little harm and should not have to choose between keeping safe and obeying rules.

 
 
Driving disqualifications must be made the norm for new drivers and repeat offenders to end the mobile madness, say The AA and Cycling UK ahead of a Westminster Hall debate on road safety.

 
 
A powerful new short film and social media campaign produced by the AA Charitable Trust and a young London-based musician is gaining a lot of attention and support.

 
 
Twelve year old Jake was with his mates cycling to the local water park, looking over his shoulder at the tractor behind him. Three drivers saw the boys and decided it was unsafe to overtake. Maurice King didn't want to wait, so he overtook the queue at 60mph, hitting Jake after passing the tractor. Jake's parents' fight for justice continues following the Coroner's criticism of King's driving.

 
 
Road safety and cycling: Overview - 15 Nov 2016 - Campaigning Views
'More' as well as 'safer' cycling can and should go hand-in-hand.

 
 
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