Everything tagged with police

Blog post: LCC staff member Anna explains how her saddle was stolen and how she tracked it down and caught the suspect

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Discussion: Legal question about bus lane penalty and general comment

LEGAL ISSUE: This morning the police issued me with a fixed penalty notice for cycling in a bus lane between Holborn and Tottenham Court Road. I haven't cycled this route into town for a while and so wasn't aware the rules for this small stretch o...

Discussion: Clarence Street - cyclists being ticketed - £50 fines

In the police's so-called operation "Safeway" they are now stopping anyone cycling in Clarence Street (Kingston) and dishing out £50 fines, even when the shops are closed.  If, however, you happen to be driving a 38 tonne truck and are ...

Blog post: LCC condemns heavy-handed policing and poor safety advice being given out to cyclists

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to provide better guidance for police officers who've been encouraged to hand out poor safety advice to cyclists in central London. We'...

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: Police fine cyclists £30 and tell them to ride around killer Bow roundabout

A London cyclist has written to us to explain how she was fined £30 by police and ordered to ride around the Bow roundabout – a location where two cyclists have died in recent weeks – despite riding lawfully on a shared-use pat...

Discussion: Collision Statistics for the Borough of Richmond

As part of our efforts to get the council to focus on improving cyclist safety, we've obtained a map which outlines every collision involving a cyclist in the borough since 2006. It makes interesting reading and we'll be using it to put pressure o...

Blog post: Cyclists, it's now easy to report dangerous or inconsiderate roadworks in London

Responding to years of gripes from many road users, including cyclists, the Mayor has set up a quick-reporting website where you can complain about inconsiderate or unnecessarily inconvenient roadworks. So next time you see a 'cyclists dismount' ...

Blog post: Cyclists urged to email City of London to support more one-way streets reverting to two-way

Cyclists are being urged to email their support for proposals to revert 10 one-way locations in the City of London to two-way for cycling. As reported on the Cyclist in the City blog, the City of London has opened a consultation until Thursday ...

Discussion: Lack of motorist awareness about 'taking the lane'

good concatenation of various blog thoughts here: http://voleospeed.blogspot.com/2011/07/problem-with-assertive-cycling.html Most motorists and law enforcement officials have no idea why cyclists ride in the middle of the lane. They think we're ...

Blog post: Roadpeace conference: Improving the post-crash response in London

With the support of LCC, CTC and Living Streets, Roadpeace is organising a conference on 22 September 2010 to highlight developments in the investigation and prosecution of casualty collisions. LCC is encouraging members and other London cyclis...

Blog post: LCC teams up with Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham for World Mental Health Day

photo Cycle training with Mind. Credit: Nicola Wissbrock         As part of Time to Change's campaign to end mental health discrimination, LCC and Mind in Tower Hamlets & Newham have joined forces to organise ...

Blog post: Increase in police Cycle Task Force means thieves face harder times

photo M Cavenett The next issue of LCC's London Cyclist member magazine looks at the Cycle Task Force     Ten more officers have been drafted into the Metropolitan Police Service's Cycle Task Force to help improve cycle safet...

Blog post: Get your bike security marked by the Cycle Task Force

As part of their campaign to improve cycle security across London, the Met Police's Cycle Task Force is offering free security marking and advice on how to register your bike. Upcoming bike marking events: 19th Oct - 8am to 10am - Penton Stree...

Blog post: Have your say: What should London's policing priorities be?

The Metropolitan Police Authority is now consulting the public for the coming year’s policing and performance plan. The plan outlines the Met’s priorities, objectives, performance targets and use of resources. In an online ...