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New ‘Road Safety Plan’ launched

The Department for Transport have launched a new Road Safety Plan. The main issues affecting cycling are: a grant of £50 million over the next 4 years will support Bikeability cycle training in schools the government will consult on changes to improve cycle safety to ensure side-guards are...

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23 December
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Large Goods Vehicle Drivers: Safety

http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2015-12-10.19579.h&s=speaker%3A25343#g19579.q0 Question from our co-Chair Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that (a) lorry drivers from outside the UK have the appropriate licences and skills to drive on roads safely and (b) left-hand drive lorries...

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16 December
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ACPO clairfy their position on 20mph speed limits

This is verbatim a letter that was sent to the APPCG co-chairs from the ACPO 'Lead on Roads Policing', Suzette Davenport, Chief Constable, Gloucestershire Constabulary Julian Huppert MP and Ian Austin MPCo-chairsAll-Party Parliamentary Cycling GroupHouse of Commons, London SW1A 1AA Dear Mr Huppert and Mr AustinClarification of...

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06 March
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‘Political leadership is the most important factor in getting Britain cycling’, says Jon Snow – press release

“The politician that takes leadership on cycling and really revolutionises it will leave a legacy for generations,” journalist and broadcaster Jon Show told the final session of the Get Britain Cycling inquiry yesterday.[caption id="attachment_349" align="alignnone" width="640"] Jon Snow gives evidence to the Get Britain Cycling...

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05 March