27 March 2015 - 4:35pm
An incomprehensible travesty of justice
Last week, an incomprehensible travesty of justice occurred in Kent. A driver who had sent and received 40 text messages whilst at the wheel and who then hit an 18-year-old cyclist on a straight stretch of road in broad daylight was cleared by a jury of causing the cyclist's death.
13 March 2015 - 1:47pm
Police U-turn on prosecution in Michael Mason case
Under pressure from Michael Mason's family's campaign for justice, the Metropolitan Police have backtracked on their decision not to pass the case file involving his death to the Crown Prosecution Service for review.
13 March 2015 - 1:06pm
Victims and campaigners invited to justice manifesto launch
In the week when the Prime Minister expressed his support for the review of driving offences and penalties, victims of road crime and road safety campaigners are being invited to the House of Commons for the launch of a manifesto for better justice.
6 March 2015 - 11:30am
Lords debate lorry safety
A conference last week on cycle-lorry safety led to a useful debate in the House of Lords yesterday on the subject.
5 March 2015 - 12:21pm
Vigil to mark anniversary of Michael Mason’s death
To mark one year since Michael Mason was killed in a road crash in London, the campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists will hold a ride and vigil on Regent Street on Friday 13 March, with the support of the Cyclists' Defence Fund.
12 February 2015 - 3:54pm
Baroness Jones raises concern over Mason case
London Assembly member, Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, has written to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to express her concern over the police’s handling of the Michael Mason case.
19 December 2014 - 10:22am
CTC pressure for Road Justice begins to show success
On 17 December, CTC's Road Justice campaigner Rhia Weston joined CTC Vice-President Lord Berkeley for a surprisingly positive meeting with Mike Penning MP, Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims.
2 December 2014 - 9:18am
MPs and bereaved families discuss criminal driving
MPs and relatives of road crash victims came together yesterday to discuss the justice system’s handling of criminal driving and the desperate improvements needed in order to ensure victims get access to justice.
27 November 2014 - 3:39pm
Construction company raises cycle safety standards
CTC’s Road Safety Campaigner, Rhia Weston, reports on her day at a quarry site operated by CEMEX, a global provider of building and construction materials, learning about the steps the company is taking to improve cycle safety.
5 November 2014 - 3:04pm
CTC mourns passing of John Radford
Friend, fellow cyclist and future CTC Councillor Martyn Bolt says a few words on the passing of fellow Councillor John Radford.
24 October 2014 - 11:39am
Driver facing jail for seriously injuring CTC councillor
This week the driver who hit John Radford in July 2013 was found guilty of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. Michael Gledhill faces up to five years in jail and John's family a life sentence.
18 September 2014 - 10:48am
Remove the centre line to increase safety
New study funded by CTC finds 20 mph speed limits and the removal of centre-lines may be the most effective ways to reduce the speed at which drivers overtake cyclists.