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Blog post: Anniversary of Bow death highlights need to improve driving standards and lorry safety

At around 5pm on 11 November 2011, just over one year ago, 34-year-old Svitlana Tereschenko (pictured above) was killed while cycling home from her job as a shop manager at Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford. Lana, as she was known to her m...

Blog post: Mineral Products Association launches policy to make 30,000 UK lorries safer for cycling

This week we're celebrating a second major lorry victory for London cycling as the UK-wide Mineral Products Association (MPA) announced an agreement to put in place significant measures to reduce the road danger caused by its lorries. All 30,00...

Blog post: Transport for London puts tough 'safer lorries' conditions in all transport supplier contracts

Thanks to lobbying from the London Cycling Campaign, a measure has been introduced to improve the safety of thousands of daily bicycle journeys in the capital. LCC's Charlie Lloyd said, "We're delighted Transport for London and the GLA have fol...