LCC puts lorry safety at the top of the mayor's Cycle Safety Action Plan

photo D1v1d-flickr LCC has succeeded in putting lorry safety at the top of the London cycle-safety agenda


The Mayor of London is backing LCC's call for cycle safety training for HGV drivers.

Boris Johnson’s new Cycle Safety Action Plan says Transport for London will work with the Department for Transport to make awareness-training obligatory for lorry drivers.

The Action Plan recognises the danger posed by lorries to cyclists in London, saying that collisions with lorries accounted for more than half the cyclist deaths in 2007. It also supports LCC’s suggestion of developing lorries with good all-round visibility for urban use.

Training and mirrors put on the agenda by LCC
LCC’s lorry expert Charlie Lloyd said, “Reducing road danger from lorries is vital for all road users and training for drivers can play a key role in this, along with making all lorries carry a full set of safety mirrors.”

The Action Plan highlights Lambeth Council’s cycle-awareness training for its lorry drivers, during which they get to see the road from a cyclist’s perspective.

The council also runs an 'exchanging places' programme for cyclists who get the opportunity to see the view from the cab of a lorry.

Casualty rates are now more significant
LCC welcomes the recognition in the Action Plan that rates of cycling casualties (per mile cycled) are more significant than absolute numbers, and LCC believes that road danger must be reduced to ensure a fall in these rates.

LCC contributed to the work of the Cycle Safety Working Group in identifying key issues to be addressed in the Action Plan, notably in the area of HGV danger.

The group’s role in overseeing the Action Plan is welcomed, and LCC believes that for the Action Plan to be effective it needs to be closely monitored and a timetable set for the interventions it proposes.

The Cycle Safety Action Plan is available to download from www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/13382.aspx

.

Replies

  • By Tomm at 12:03pm 19 March 2015

This content was deleted by smsm1 at 11:40pm 12 April 2015.

  • By feroz at 6:59pm 22 February 2016

great post .it is the best ever iam searching for this on google it works good to learn it it influence me a lot  !to watch movies with  cinema box apk.and play this game of fallout shelter for windows  download free but we need this android emulator free bluestacks download for pc|vidmate apk install .Get all from  click to apk download |megabox hd for pc|megabox HD|vidmate for pc|facetime for pc|mobdro for pc users and get mobdro apk thanks for information

  • By Mali at 8:29pm 28 February 2016

This content was automatically classified as spam and hidden. If you believe this is wrong, please contact info@lcc.org.uk including your username and a link to this page, explaining that you would like the reply marked as not spam.

  • By jigras at 5:42pm 8 March 2016

Mobdro App Apk : You can watch free Mobdro movies, latest TV episodes, NEWS by downloading Download Mobdro TV and also you can enjoy Mobdro Premium APK download for android free. Apps like Mobdro

  • By jigras at 5:43pm 8 March 2016

Watch movie streaming on your windows PC using Mobdro for PC.

Good article and nice site for cycle riders. Many are craze on riding and love to do ever and ever. I too love riding along a lonely place for a long time. Love to be at London to be a member of this club. Check Hotmail Entrar, Entrar no hotmail, gmail login entrar , ́www.hotmail.com.br entrar. Now am educating basic things to people like Outlook.com entrar, msn hotmail, gmail entrar no email, facebook login

This post was edited by JacobJaine at 12:53pm 13 April 2016.

<a href="">Mobdro</a> is the free movies, TV streaming application for windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 laptop computer and for desktop devices. Download <a href="">Mobdro for windows</a> and enjoy. Mobdro streaming application also supports to download on android mobiles. So do <a href=""> Mobdro Download free </a> and get lot of entertainment.

Post a reply

Sign in to post a reply.