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24 September 2015 - 7:15pm
Department for Transport reports increase in cyclist serious injuries
Cycle commuting
Statistics released on Thursday by the Department for Transport show an upward trend in road casualties and in cyclists’ serious injuries. CTC argues this highlights the need for a reversal of cuts to roads policing and sustained investment in cycling infrastructure.
18 September 2015 - 1:09pm
CTC announces conference speaker line up
Cycle conference, Campaigners
CTC announces the first names of the speaker line-up to enthuse local cycle campaigners at this year's annual CTC Cyclenation Conference in Liverpool on Saturday 24 October.
18 September 2015 - 11:21am
MPs debate dangerous driving
Jim Fitzpatrick MP speaking at yesterday's Westminster Hall debate
A dangerous driving debate attended by cross-party MPs in Westminster this week focused on safer roads, fewer casualties and the long awaited details of the Government’s public consultation of driving offences and penalties.
15 September 2015 - 1:32pm
CTC questions Police Scotland claims of road safety success
Police tape - Ray Forster Creative Commons - http://bit.ly/1idGgWX
A substantial drop in motoring offences has been hailed by Police Scotland as a road safety success. CTC argues it could instead point to a worrying truth about the force’s ability to police the roads.
4 September 2015 - 2:03pm
Driving ban for drink-driving football star
Photo courtesy of West Midlands Police, Flickr CC http://bit.ly/1ilCL0V
Everton footballer Darron Gibson was sentenced this week for drink-driving and hitting a group of cyclists then fleeing the scene. CTC argues he should have been charged with dangerous driving.
25 August 2015 - 4:13pm
Shocking violence towards cyclist sparks Met man-hunt
Still of the man captured from the cyclist's helmet cam
The police have released footage of a man who aggressively pushed a female cyclist off her bike into the road in Tower Hamlets, London. The attack was captured on the woman’s helmet cam and has since gone viral.
14 August 2015 - 12:19pm
Help secure equal rights for road crime victims: act now!
Royal Courts of Justice
CTC is backing proposed changes to the Victims' Code (England & Wales) that would stop road crime victims being left out from it. To ensure that they also get equal rights, nearly 1800 people contacted the Government in support of CTC's proposals over 3 days!
27 July 2015 - 9:27am
Wales has the tools but needs to use them
Cardiff Cycle City group calling for better cycle provision in March 2015
Statistics for cycling in Wales show a disturbing trend as cycling casualties increase, as CTC Cymru calls for the Welsh Government to make good on the ambitions contained in the Active Travel Act Wales.
16 July 2015 - 5:42pm
Prime Minister meets with MPs to talk cycle safety
Prime Minister meets the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (photo: APPCG)
David Cameron met with members of the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) to discuss cycle safety.
9 July 2015 - 12:20pm
The John Radford Memorial Ride
John Radford
John Radford was a CTC Councillor who tragically lost his life on 5 November 2014 from injuries sustained after being knocked off his bike in July 2013. He was an enthusiastic rider and a passionate advocate for cycling.
16 June 2015 - 12:47pm
Raising funds through film
Funds raised to prosecute driver who hit Michael Mason, pictured
A supporter of the Cyclists' Defence Fund has raised £215.60 for the ‘Justice for Michael’ appeal by showing a screening of the documentary ‘Bikes vs Cars’.
8 June 2015 - 3:42pm
Reining in rogue goods vehicle operators
Rogue vehicle operators need to be held accountable for cyclists' deaths
CTC has been following two cases where lorry drivers were found guilty of killing cyclists and where questions were raised about the safety credentials of the goods vehicle operators that hired them.
28 May 2015 - 12:00am
New figures suggest more killer drivers are going unpunished
Royal Courts of Justice
The number of drivers found guilty of any 'causing death' offence in England and Wales dropped by 11% between 2013 and 2014, even though the number of people killed on the roads has recently shown an upward trend.
23 April 2015 - 10:10am
Over 22% Parliamentary candidates support CTC’s Vote Bike
Vote Bike!
With less than two weeks till polling day, CTC is urging its members and supporters to keep up the pressure on candidates particularly those from the parties most likely to be elected.
1 April 2015 - 12:01am
Will Jeremy Clarkson be the next CTC president?
Bealnach na Ba Pass Scotland - the Great Tour
As part of CTC’s ongoing development plans as national cycling charity, former Top Gear presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, is considered the front runner to replace Jon Snow as President.
31 March 2015 - 10:48am
Take a minute to Vote Bike!
Bicycle outside of a polling station
Today (Tuesday 31 March 2015), CTC wrote to over 2,500 prospective parliamentary candidates asking them publicly to register their personal views on cycling.
27 March 2015 - 5:35pm
An incomprehensible travesty of justice
Daniel Squire was killed whilst training for an Ironman Triathlon
Last week, an incomprehensible travesty of justice occurred in Kent. A driver who had sent and received 40 text messages whilst at the wheel and who then hit an 18-year-old cyclist on a straight stretch of road in broad daylight was cleared by a jury of causing the cyclist's death.
19 March 2015 - 12:39pm
Police add insult to injury in Mason case
Photo by Joe Dunckley: Michael Mason vigil by  Stop Killing Cyclists.
Insensitivity follows further injustice, the Metropolitan Police now say they will not refer the Michael Mason case to the Crown Prosecution Service.
13 March 2015 - 2:47pm
Police U-turn on prosecution in Michael Mason case
Michael Mason was killed cycling on Regent's Street, London
Under pressure from Michael Mason's family's campaign for justice, the Metropolitan Police have backtracked on their decision not to pass the case file involving his death to the Crown Prosecution Service for review.
13 March 2015 - 2:06pm
Victims and campaigners invited to justice manifesto launch
In the week when the Prime Minister expressed his support for the review of driving offences and penalties, victims of road crime and road safety campaigners are being invited to the House of Commons for the launch of a manifesto for better justice.


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