Everything tagged with safer lorries

Blog post: Court verdicts highlight need for much greater protection for cyclists under the law

The London Cycling Campaign is calling for the law to provide much greater protection for cyclists, after two court verdicts today left victim’s families and friends dismayed. In the first case, at the Old Bailey a motorist who opened his...

Blog post: UPDATED: Darwins Deli delivery rider is latest London cyclist-lorry crash victim

According to news reports, another London cyclist has been killed in a lorry crash, this time in Commercial Road in the borough of Tower Hamlets, near the junction with Arbour Square (pictured above). The victim has been named as Javed Sumbal, ...

Blog post: Major London property developers adopt Safer Lorries charter in partnership with LCC

LCC is celebrating another major success as a group of London’s biggest property developers have agreed a Safer Lorries charter, with the potential to make thousands of lorry journeys safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Signatories to the...

Blog post: UPDATED: Another London cyclist dies in lorry collision, at A13 in Barking and Dagenham

Tributes have poured in after the cyclist killed in the latest lorry crash was named as Brian Florey, a 35-year-old father from Canning Town. The day after the crash the BBC confirmed another cyclist had been killed in Greater London ...

Blog post: Wiggins crash highlights the need for radical steps to improve safety for all cyclists

Collisions involving two of the UK’s most famous sporting cyclists have highlighted the need for greater protection for people who cycle on our streets every day. 2012 Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial champion Bradley Wiggins ...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign says TfL Road Safety Action Plan must prioritise the most vulnerable

Transport for London’s Road Safety Action Plan must be underpinned by a clear strategy that prioritises the safety of walkers and cyclists and addresses the sources of danger on London’s roads, we've said in our formal response to Tf...