16 January 2015 - 11:12am
Local Access Forums (England & Wales)
Local Access Forums (set up by local authorities to bring together people and groups interested in public rights of way) should work towards developing the network for cycling...
14 January 2015 - 4:27pm
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.
14 January 2015 - 4:05pm
Goods vehicles (lorries, HGVs, vans etc)
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...
14 January 2015 - 2:51pm
Cycle-friendly employers (CTC views)
Doing everything possible to encourage employees to commute by cycle and to cycle for work purposes helps improve the health and productivity of a workforce, lowers the cost of business transport and eases congestion at peak time.
14 January 2015 - 10:20am
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...
8 January 2015 - 2:33pm
Cycle training is a very effective way to encourage more people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to cycle. It boosts skills and confidence, particularly in imperfect conditions, and teaches the rules of the road.
8 January 2015 - 10:03am
Compensation for injured cyclists
The rules about liability for road crashes need to be changed to make it easier and quicker for cyclists and pedestrians to be compensated if they are injured in collisions with motor vehicles.
8 January 2015 - 9:29am
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...
24 December 2014 - 1:45pm
Cycling is part of the solution for a low-carbon future...
24 December 2014 - 12:18pm
Public Footpaths (England & Wales)
Cycling on footpaths is not a legal right, but many are entirely suitable and form good links. Opening them up to cyclists would enhance the network of motor-traffic free routes...
24 December 2014 - 9:56am
Advanced Stop Lines (ASLs)
Advanced stop lines are an excellent way of giving cyclists visible priority at junctions, where around 75% of cyclists' collisions occur. Good design is crucial, of course.
24 December 2014 - 9:54am
Cycle awareness campaigns for drivers
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...
26 November 2012 - 3:53pm
Taxis and private hire vehicles
If your cycle breaks down, or it's late at night - or you're just too tired to complete your journey - knowing that you can take your bike the rest of the way by taxi can be a very reassuring thought...
12 October 2012 - 12:20pm
Cycle-friendly design and planning: Overview
CTC's vision is to see people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities feeling able to cycle safely and confidently for all types of journey. Designing - or re-designing - neighbourhoods, town centres and road networks to cater properly for them is essential...