Safe Drivers and Vehicles

Cyclist and police car
Traffic police and other enforcement agencies - 27 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
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.

 
 
Driver at wheel
Traffic law and enforcement: Overview - 26 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
Laws against bad driving and their enforcement should aim to protect all road users, including cyclists, from intimidation and injury.

 
 
Michael Mason
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.

 
 
Royal Courts of Justice
Prosecutors and courts - 11 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
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'.

 
 
Cyclist and motorcyclist
Motorcycles - 6 Feb 2015 - Campaigning Views
Motorcyclists and cyclists have much in common, but motorcycling poses more risk to others and does not offer the same environmental benefits.

 
 
Cyclist outside the Royal Courts of Justice
New figures show that cyclist casualty numbers, particularly serious cyclist casualties, are still rising more steeply than cycle use.

 
 
The unclearly signed, poorly designed cycle track where Gregory was fined
The Cyclists’ Defence Fund has welcomed a last-minute decision not to prosecute cyclist Kristian Gregory for allegedly straying slightly over a white line on a poorly designed and unclearly signed pavement cycle track.

 
 
Handing CTC's 'Road Justice' policing report to ACPOs head of roads policing
Police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have been criticised in a watchdog’s report published today, but CTC says some of the criticisms should have been even sharper.

 
 
Driver at wheel
The legal framework and sentencing policy - 16 Jan 2015 - Campaigning Views
The legal framework and sentencing for driving offences need to reinforce the message that endangering other road users is unacceptable.

 
 
Cyclist on path
Daylight saving - 14 Jan 2015 - Campaigning Views
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.

 
 
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