Everything tagged with cps

Blog post: Ashok Sinha: Why is the law so inconsistent when it deals with cyclists hurt on the road?

London Cycling Campaign chief executive Ashok Sinha ponders the inconsistencies in the law following a number of controversial trial verdicts Wlodzimierz Umaniec is an artist. He is also now a jailed criminal. Founder of the ‘yellowism&rs...

Blog post: British Cycling repeats call for wholesale review of justice system to properly protect cyclists

British Cycling has reiterated its demand (first made in the spring) for a review of the British justice system, calling for much greater protection for the most vulnerable people on our roads such as walkers and cyclists. The London Cycling Ca...

Blog post: Stronger punishments for road users who injure, including cyclist who hit pedestrian in Holborn

Cyclist Andrej Schipka was fined £850 plus £930 costs after being found guilty of crashing into a solicitor who was on a pedestrian crossing at Holborn Viaduct at the time of the collision. Solicitor Clive Hyer suffered permanent br...

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: CPS refuses to act after motorist filmed threatening to kill cyclist

  A cyclist has complained after the Crown Prosecution Service refused to take action against a motorist who was filmed threatening to kill him as he cycled through Hounslow in November 2010. Martin Porter QC, a barrister...