3 April 2013 - 1:08pm
Traffic police and other enforcement agencies
More effective traffic policing is crucial for cyclists, and also helps tackle one of the biggest fears that many others have about taking up cycling in the first place - namely, bad driving...
5 December 2012 - 9:38am
Cyclists' behaviour and the law
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...
6 June 2012 - 2:39pm
Even in crowded conditions, cyclists are perfectly able to mix harmoniously with pedestrians and, contrary to popular belief, they are not a major danger to them.
20 April 2012 - 3:58pm
CTC is not anti-helmet and does not take sides on whether or not it is a good idea for individual cyclists to wear them. However, there is no justification for making helmet-wearing compulsory - it could undermine levels of cycle use and, in any case, the effectiveness of helmets is far from clear.
26 March 2012 - 4:14pm
Compensation for injured cyclists
A pedestrian, cyclist, horse rider or someone with a disability is much more likely to be hurt in a collision with a motor vehicle than its driver. However, the current law can make it very difficult for them to claim compensation - a situation that often leads to serious injustice.
16 March 2012 - 5:32pm
Motorcycles in bus lanes
For new and existing cyclists, being able to use bus lanes has a lot to offer. There's less traffic to negotiate and it also feels safer than riding outside the lane, between buses and general traffic.
14 March 2012 - 4:06pm
While dangerous driving is a serious issue for all road users, concerns about the hazard it poses put people off cycling in particular. This is the case even though the health benefits of cycling far outweigh the risks.
20 December 2011 - 12:18pm
Motorcyclists and cyclists have much in common, but motorcycling poses more risk to others and does not offer the same environmental benefits...
20 December 2011 - 10:32am
Lorries pose a disproportionate threat to cyclists. There is a range of measures that should be introduced to reduce the hazard as a matter or urgency...
19 December 2011 - 5:18pm
Shifitng 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...
15 December 2011 - 2:36pm
Bad driving offences
Tackling bad driving offences effectively would help create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling and walking....