Cyclists' Defence Fund (CDF)

A private prosecution ended in the driver's acquittal, but why did Cycling UK's Cyclists' Defence Fund bring the case, what was the evidence, and where do we go with Road Justice campaigning from here? It's a long read, but Duncan Dollimore answers those questions here.

 
 
Three years after 70 year old teacher Michael Mason was hit from behind as he cycled along Regent Street, the private prosecution of the driver involved has finally begun at the Old Bailey.

 
 
This week the Crown Prosecution Service discontinued proceedings against a cyclist for failing to stop at a red light.

 
 
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