Follow CTC's debate on sentencing on Twitter using #CTCdebate
CTC holds expert panel debate on sentencing News
Follow CTC's debate on sentencing on Twitter using #CTCdebate The debate starts at 9am on Friday 13 June.
Driver at wheel
Traffic law and enforcement: Overview Campaigning Views
Laws against bad driving and their enforcement should aim to protect all road users, including cyclists, from intimidation and injury.
Royal Courts of Justice
Prosecutors and courts 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'.
Driver at wheel
The legal framework and sentencing policy Campaigning Views
The legal framework and sentencing for driving offences need to reinforce the message that endangering other road users is unacceptable.
Cyclist and police car
Traffic police and other enforcement agencies 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...
Road Justice petition handed to national policing lead for cycling News
Road Justice campaigners and road crash victims handed over a petition calling for better roads policing this week to the national policing lead for cycling at the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO).
Alan with his custom built Girostorino bike frame
Birthday boy donates to CDF Blog
Cycle North Wales member Alan Belton raised £470 for the Cyclists' Defence Fund at his 65th birthday celebration dinner.
Cyclists
Cyclists' behaviour and the law Campaigning Views
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...
CTC and CDF are now linked charities News
CTC and the Cyclists' Defence Fund have been officially linked.
Alex hopes the decision encourages police not to always resort to FPNs
CPS drops fixed penalty notice prosecution News
This week the Crown Prosecution Service discontinued proceedings against a cyclist for failing to stop at a red light.
Driver at wheel of car
Common driving offences Campaigning Views
Tackling common, bad driving offences effectively would help create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling and walking....
Alex Paxton challenges a Fixed Penalty Notice
Trial date for cyclist's FPN challenge News
Alex Paxton, the 27 year-old cyclist who is challenging a fixed penalty notice, appeared at Lavender Hill Magistrates Court this afternoon. He pleaded not guilty and a trial date was set for 5th December.
Cyclist’s Fixed Penalty Notice legal challenge listed this week for London court. Press Release
Following a successful round of crowd-funding, the Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF),a charity set up by CTC, the national cycling charity, to fund precedent setting cases involving cycling and the law, will support a 27-year-old cyclist from Putney as he challenges a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) .
Cyclist to challenge Fixed Penalty Notice after appeal raises £2300 for legal fees. Press Release
Cyclists have shown overwhelming support for Alex Paxton who is challenging the FPN he received a month ago in London. Individual donors have given a total of £2333.
Alex Paxton is challenging an unfairly issued FPN
Cyclist to challenge Fixed Penalty Notice after £2300 raised for legal fees. News
Cyclists have shown overwhelming support for Alex Paxton's challenge of the FPN he received a few weeks ago. Individual donors have given a total of £2669.50. Alex has submitted his request for a hearing in the Magistrates court to contest the FPN.
Cyclists' Defence Fund
Cyclists' Defence Fund challenges Sheffield Council on dangerous roads Press Release
The Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF), a charity set up to challenge legal issues affecting cyclists, has served notice on Sheffield City Council Highways that it considers one of its iconic roads to be 'out of repair'.
The road where Daniel Cadden was stopped by police
Cyclist who refused to stay in the gutter wins re-trial News
A cyclist who was found guilty last year of inconsiderate cycling, whilst cycling in accordance with the National Standard for cycle training, has today won a re-trial at Shrewsbury Crown Court.

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