Everything tagged with No More Lethal Lorries

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...

Blog post: Video examining cycle safety in London highlights need to reject flawed modelling data

Communications student Laura Borner produced this film about cycling safety in London as part of her degree course. It features an interview with Debbie Dorling, widow of father-of-three Brian Dorling who was killed by a left-turning lorry at B...

Blog post: London cyclist tackles 'Olympian' Alpine ride to raise money for friend killed by HGV in Dalston

In February 2011 London cyclist Dan Cox (pictured left) was struck by a left-turning lorry at Dalston junction while commuting to his workplace. After a brave fight, he died in hospital of his terrible injuries. Dan was described by his boss a...

Blog post: Vauxhall cyclist crash shows dangers of articulated lorries to vulnerable road users

Sadly, this week a cycle courier suffered what are believed to be serious leg injuries after being hit by an articulated lorry at Vauxhall Cross one-way system. There are few details of how the Vauxhall crash happened, but the dangers of articul...

Blog post: Campaigners celebrate as thousands more London lorry drivers in line for cyclist-awareness training

Thousands more lorry drivers could soon receive cyclist-awareness training now that every borough in Greater London has the go-ahead to provide officially approved on-bike training backed by Transport for London (TfL) funding. LC...

Blog post: Lambeth leads the way in London for lorry driver cycle-awareness training

photo LCC wants every London lorry driver to receive cycle-awareness training, like those in Lambeth   LCC is calling on every lorry driver to be given cycle-awareness training, and has praised Lambeth Council for leading the way in Lon...

Blog post: Traffic engineer warns of dangers of longer lorries to London cyclists and walkers

Former traffic engineer and committee member of Cambridge Cycling Campaign, Jim Chisholm, has written to his local MP to warn of the dangers of longer lorries. Worryingly, the letter raises very serious questions about the safety of introducing l...

Blog post: Lucky escape for female cyclist dragged under lorry at Blackfriars junction

Yesterday, a person with the Twitter handle @Pumpkii reported seeing a female cyclist being dragged under a lorry at Blackfriars junction, and somehow escaping unharmed. The crash took place on New Bridge Street, on the southbound approach to the...

Blog post: London cyclist to conquer Alps in memory of Dalston lorry victim Dan Cox

Himself recovering from a serious hit and run 18 months ago, London cyclist Daniel Barnes is riding the Etape du Tour on 11 July in memory of his close friend Dan Cox, killed by a left-turning lorry at Dalston Junction in February 2011. We're fla...

Blog post: Lorry-cycling safety measures welcomed but more needs to be done

Transport for London's three measures to combat lorry danger have been welcomed, but are not enough to tackle the problem, according to LCC's campaigns officer Charlie Lloyd: The TfL measures are: A voluntary agreement with the Freight Transpo...

Blog post: Transport for London posters must educate lorry drivers as well as cyclists

photo Transport for London's poster doesn't make lorry drivers sufficiently responsible for their actions   Recent attempts to increase awareness of lorry danger among cyclists by Transport for London have been welcomed, but there's con...

Blog post: No More Lethal Lorries campaign launched in The Guardian

photo Charlie Lloyd This poster from the City Corporation is in very poor taste, discouraging not promoting cycling     The "No More Lethal Lorries" campaign has been officially launched with an article on The Guardian B...

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: Why not fund-raise for LCC's 'No More Lethal Lorries' campaign?

LCC has set up a Virgin Money Giving page to make it easier for our members to help us raise more funds for our campaigns. You can help us hit our £10,000 fundraising target for our current HGV safety campaign 'No More Lethal Lorries'....

Blog post: 10,000 sign petition calling for cycle training for London lorry drivers

CEO Ashok Sinha hands our petition to Assembly Members representing the four main parties photo Belinda Sinclair More than 10,000 people have signed LCC's petition calling for all London councils to provide cyclist-awareness training for thei...