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Blog post: LCC urges Londoners to join Space for Cycling protest at Bow roundabout tonight calling for Mayor to take immediate action to make cycling safe

Space for Cycling protest, 13th November 2013 The London Cycling Campaign is calling on all Londoners to join our Space for Cycling protest at Bow roundabout tonight (details below), organised in response to yet another death at the failed junc...

Blog post: Lewisham is the latest London council to take giant strides to reduce lorry danger to cycling

LCC's Mike Cavenett explains the significance of yet another council adopting our Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge Being a cycling campaigner can be frustrating work. The areas in which we operate – political, civil service and transpo...

Blog post: 25 out of 33 councils in London committed to cyclist-awareness training for their lorry drivers

Thanks to our campaigns, cyclist-awareness training for lorry drivers has gone mainstream, with 25 councils out of 33 in Greater London committing to provide on-bike training for their lorry drivers. This compares with just one council in 2010,...

Blog post: Welcome for Mayor’s proposal to create Safer Lorry Zone in London to improve cycling safety

The London Cycling Campaign warmly welcomes the Mayor's new proposal to create a ‘London Lorry Safety Charge’ zone in Greater London, but advise him that the details of the scheme are vital to making it effective. We plan to work clos...

Blog post: Hounslow and Kensington & Chelsea are latest two councils to adopt Safer Lorries procurement policies

  Two more boroughs, Kensington & Chelsea and Hounslow, have signed up to our 'Safer Lorries, Safer cycling' pledge to only use the best-trained lorry drivers and best-equipped lorries.LCC Communications Manager Mike Cavenett said, "We...

Blog post: Cycle Hire bike rider critically ill in hospital after central London lorry crash

A man in his 20s is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a lorry at the corner of Gray's Inn Road and Clerkenwell Road. Police say the man was taken to the Royal London Hospital with pelvic, chest and head injuries. The v...

Discussion: Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling: Lord Mayor lends her support

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » The Lord Mayor of Westminster lent her support to the Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling campaign by attending an ‘Exchanging Places’ event in Regent's Park in Apri...

Blog post: UPDATED: Woman cyclist fatality on Victoria Street highlights urgent need for safer lorries

LCC has renewed its calls for lorries to be made safer after a woman was killed this morning by a construction lorry while cycling through a junction in central London. The fatal crash took place in Westminster, where Palace Street meets Victor...

Discussion: Cyclists and Authorities Act to Reduce Lorry Danger

LCC Westminster web site » LCC Westminster discussions index » Local cyclists and authorities have launched a multiple attack on the danger posed by lorries to cyclists. The campaign involves not only the equipment fitted to lorries ...

Blog post: LCC local groups highlight growing gap between best and worst councils' for lorry-cycling safety

This week London Cycling Campaign staff and volunteers are taking to the streets outside borough town halls (see Tower Hamlets above) to protest against the growing gap between the lorry safety standards of the best and worst boroughs in the ...

Blog post: LCC challenges construction industry to adopt our Safer Urban Lorry to reduce lorry-cyclist deaths

The London Cycling Campaign has published pictures and video of its new Safer Urban Lorry design, and is calling on the construction industry to adopt similar vehicle designs to reduce the shocking number of lorry-cyclist fatalities. The Safer ...

Blog post: Transport for London conference backs LCC's 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' campaign

Transport for London hosted a conference on Monday 4 February, attended by LCC and other lorry experts, to deliver freight safety recommendations to London borough councils. The conference was attended by 25 out of 33 of the London councils, and ...

Discussion: Safer Lorries: Westminster only average

London cyclists are asking every council in London to take the Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge to only use the best-equipped lorries and best-trained drivers. Some councils have already taken action (see which on the LCC's map), but many a...

Blog post: 2 of London's 33 councils have committed to our 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledge

Two councils in London, Islington and Waltham Forest, have taken LCC's Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge to only using the safest lorries and best-trained drivers to make cycling safer. Sadly, over 30 councils have yet to make a similar pledge ...

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, ...