Safe Drivers and Vehicles

Cycling UK's Vice President Josie Dew discusses drivers who blast their horns at cyclists.

 
 
Your Police and Crime Commissioner candidates have been asked by Cycling UK President and Channel 4 newscaster Jon Snow to support roads policing and reverse the decline in traffic officer numbers. Are any of your candidates prepared to Vote Bike and make a funding commitment?

 
 
Cycling under the influence - 6 Apr 2016 - Campaigning Views
Riding whilst under the influence of drink or drugs is an offence.

 
 
Daylight saving - 6 Apr 2016 - Campaigning Views
Shifting the UK’s clocks to give one extra hour of daylight in the evening and one less in the morning would affect everyone. Research should help decide if cyclists would benefit.

 
 
A House of Commons Committee has officially recognised many of CTC’s concerns about cycling safety in its report on its inquiry into road traffic law enforcement, published on 15 March 2016. It also supports a range of solutions we have been recommending for some time and raised in the evidence we submitted to the inquiry, both orally and in writing. We now urge the Government to implement them.

 
 
Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, has urged the Government to say it will fully implement the recommendations of a Commons Committee report on “Road traffic law enforcement”, saying this could have huge benefits for the safety of everyone who uses our roads, particularly the most vulnerable.

 
 
Green Party Mayoral candidate for London Sian Berry has now joined Liberal Democrat hopeful Caroline Pidgeon in supporting Cycling UK's proposed 'roadmap' to direct vision safer lorries. With Labour candidate Sadiq Khan pledging in his manifesto to promote direct vision lorries, only Zac Goldsmith from the four main parties has yet to commit. What's the Conservative position on lorry safety, Zac?

 
 
Cycle awareness campaigns for drivers - 9 Mar 2016 - Campaigning Views
Sustained campaigns to improve road users' behaviour can be beneficial, if well-designed and targeted. To be effective, they need to convey positive, memorable and truthful messages.

 
 
Camera and expert evidence of speeding and close overtaking rejected by jury as driver acquitted of all charges.

 
 
Today (25 February) is the tragic two-year anniversary of the incident that consequently robbed London teacher Michael Mason (70) of his life, when he was hit from behind by a Nissan on London’s Regent Street.

 
 
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