Everything tagged with Road danger reduction

Blog post: How to: report dangerous driving

Fortunately it's very unlikely you'll ever be involved in a serious collision in London, even if you cycle here all your life. But that doesn't mean you won't see plenty of idiots driving badly. It's worth reporting dangerous driving even if no on...

Blog post: How to: cycle safer in London

Cycling in London is statistically very safe. But it often doesn't feel that way. Here's how to make cycling feel safer. Go on a course: Many local councils offer free cycle training for adults and children. Get in touch with yours - even if ...

Blog post: Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th Anniversary

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here. On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Blog post: Near Miss project finds women bear the brunt of bad driving and harassment

The Near Miss project, led by LCC trustee Rachel Aldred, has found that female cyclists are almost twice as likely as their male counterparts to be subject to harassment or bad driving.  The study involved more than 1500 cyclists completin...

Blog post: Not dying is a low bar. Aim for happy cycling.

This is a guest blog post by Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster, LCC Board member and Chair of the Elected Policy Forum. Here she writes about the Near Miss Project, which she set up to research,...

Blog post: Road Danger Reduction and Enforcement: How policing can support walking and cycling in London

London Traffic Law Enforcement Confernce - Saturday 1st November 2014 10.30 am - 4.00 pm How policing can support walking and cycling in London The conference has been organised by London Cycling Campaign;  RoadPeace, the national charity...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign examines Cycle Safety Action Plan

The grim faced commuter cyclists in the image chosen for the cover of Transport for London's Cycle Safety Action Plan highlights how far we have to go to achieve safe and inviting cycling in London. Riders on the type of false blue lanes condemn...