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Blog post: 30 March 2011: Give some time for No More Lethal Lorries 'Day of Action'

photo Ben Broomfield Lorry drivers working for Hammersmith & Fulham council receive cycle training LCC is calling for all cyclists to help collect signatures for our No More Lethal Lorries petition on the Day of Action on Wednesday 3...

Blog post: No justice for Woolwich cyclist killed by hit-and-run lorry driver

Woolwich Coroner's Court heard that Adrianna Skryzypiec, 31, had been dragged by a lorry for 140 metres, but that no witnesses saw what happened.  The lorry driver who killed her did not stop. The fatal crash took place in May 2009 at the...

Blog post: Over 4500 commuter cyclists sign LCC's No More Lethal Lorries petition

photo Cyclists sign the No More Lethal Lorries petition calling for better HGV driver training in London Over 4500 cyclists signed LCC's No More Lethal Lorries petition during the 30 March 2011 Day of Action. 2000 names were added between 7....

Blog post: Lethal lorries not fit for London, says LCC as two more killed on city streets

On Tuesday 22 March 2011 two more vulnerable Londoners were killed after being hit by large lorries, highlighting the importance of LCC's Day of Action against lorry deaths. One of the dead was a pedestrian, while the other was riding a bicycle...

Blog post: Mayor backs 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...

Blog post: London cyclists take to streets to stop lorry deaths

The London Cycling Campaign is holding a Day of Action on London's streets on Wednesday 30 March 2011 to highlight the problem of lorry-related cyclist fatalities, and to collect signatures for its No More Lethal Lorries petition. LCC volunteers ...