“Imagine if a team of scientists devised a drug which massively reduced people’s chances of developing cancer or heart disease, cutting their overall likelihood of dying early by 40%. This would be front page news worldwide, a Nobel Prize as good as in the post." Read More
Mark D'Arcy from Radio 4's 'Today in Parliament' covers the 'Cycling and the Justice Inquiry' Read More
A log of the live tweeting from the evidence session and video streaming is available here Read More
A log of the live tweeting and video from the session is available here Read More
Last week we hosted a 'Women and Cycling' event. A packed room heard from 10 speakers in 2 hours. Here are 2 reports from the event Read More
The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group welcomed the news from the Chancellor of the Exchequer that he has retained the 'Cycle To Work' scheme, and has called on the Department for Transport to build high quality cycle facilities with the £1.1 billion fund which has Read More
Last week the West Midlands Police Traffic Unit were presented with an award in the House of Lords from the Road Danger Reduction Forum for 'Operation Close Pass' Read More
We were delighted to welcome Rachel Alrded to present her findings from the Near Miss Project
The slides from the presentation can be found here: aldred-nmp-oct_16
Some of the main findings:
Near misses are an everyday experience for cyclists in the UK.
Rates are similar for people living inside Read More
The Ministry of Justice have dropped plans to raise the small claims limit to £5000. This would have affected cyclists, as many civil law claims are below this value.
Paul Kitson, personal injury lawyer with Slater + Gordon, Cycling UK`s lawyers, welcomes the news that the Govt Read More
The Mayor of London has announced that he will consult on banning HGVs without the latest technology on London's streets from 2020.
Sadiq Khan wants to see a star rating based on the visability from the driver's cab. Zero rated vehicles would be banned under the Read More