27 February 2015 - 12:39pm
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...
26 February 2015 - 12:06pm
Traffic law and enforcement: Overview
Laws against bad driving and their enforcement should aim to protect all road users, including cyclists, from intimidation and injury.
25 February 2015 - 4:20pm
Common driving offences
Tackling common, bad driving offences effectively would help create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling and walking....
12 February 2015 - 4:10pm
Smarter choices - measures, including cycling, that help people find alternatives to driving - can make a huge difference to travel habits...
11 February 2015 - 10:27am
Prosecutors and courts
To reinforce the message that driving that endangers other road users is socially unacceptable, prosecutors and courts should not dismiss 'dangerous' driving as merely 'careless'.
11 February 2015 - 9:57am
National planning policies
Planning policies and decisions can make all the difference to how people choose to make their journeys - i.e. whether to drive or to travel more sustainably by cycle or on foot.
10 February 2015 - 11:26am
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.
6 February 2015 - 3:12pm
Motorcyclists and cyclists have much in common, but motorcycling poses more risk to others and does not offer the same environmental benefits...
26 January 2015 - 4:14pm
Cycling and local transport
To maximise cycling's benefits for local communities, councils should give it a central role in their transport plans and link it strongly with other policies and strategies...
20 January 2015 - 11:55am
Cycling and the economy
Cycling contributes more than many people think to local and national economies...
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 - 4:15pm
Health and cycling
Cycling is good exercise and it's easy to fit into the daily routiine. If more people took it up, it could help ward off the health crises facing the NHS...
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.