Renault truck with large side windows
EU ministers confirm eight year delay on safer lorry designs News
EU ministers approve eight year delay on introducing HGV safety measures that could save hundreds of lives every year.
Gary of Outspoken Delivery inaugurating the European Cycle Logistics Federation
It’s boom time for Cargo Bikes News
More than 200 delegates from 25 countries met at the second European Cycle Logistics Conference, 12 April in Nijmegen, Netherlands, to celebrate the stellar potential of cycle delivery in developing new business models and reducing congestion in inner cities.
Lorries pose a serious risk to cyclists
Euro Parliament votes for safer lorry designs News
The European Parliament voted today (April 15) to change the regulations for the design of lorry cabs to make lorries safer and more fuel efficient, a move which could potentially save hundreds of lives a year.
Cyclist wait at junction
Road safety and cycling: Overview Campaigning Views
'More' as well as 'safer' cycling can and should go hand-in-hand...
20 mph is one of the easiest ways to improve safety for all road users
Second 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry session deals with cycle safety News
After discussing the strategy for cycling in the first week, the second session of the Parliamentary 'Get Britain Cycling' inquiry, on the 30th January, was a more detailed examination of cycle safety issues.
25m long lorry in Sweden (proposed British ones are shorter than this!)
Has the Minister misled Parliament over longer lorries? Blog
Mike Penning MP, the Road Safety Minister, suggested to Parliament that the risks to cyclists from longer lorries had been assessed. There is no evidence from any published document that it has.
CTC gives evidence to Select Committee inquiry into road safety
CTC gives evidence to Select Committee inquiry into road safety News
The House of Commons Transport Select Committee scrutinises the Department for Transport's spending and policy decisions. Following the launch of a new policy on road safety the Select Committee chose that topic to investigate.
CTC - Working for Cycling
Longer lorries trial goes ahead despite cyclists' objections Press Release
The Department for Transport is pressing ahead with a ten-year trial of longer lorries, despite acknowledging the potential danger to vulnerable road users and the impact on road infrastructure. During its first year, the trial could see 1,800 of the larger vehicles on the roads of the UK.
CTC - Working for Cycling
Support No Longer Lorries Press Release
CTC is asking all cyclists to take action to prevent longer lorries by asking their MP to write to Mike Penning.

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  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
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