Everything tagged with HGV

Blog post: Lambeth becomes seventh borough council to sign 'Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling' pledge

Lambeth has become the latest council to sign our Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling pledge, bringing the number of boroughs boosting lorry safety to seven (see the map). Council leader Lib Peck (centre) posed with Lambeth Cyclists' Charlie Holland (...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign member rides to Paris in memory of wife Hilary killed in Barnet lorry crash

London Cycling Campaign member Geoff Lee is taking part in a charity ride to Paris this summer in memory of his wife Hilary, who was killed by a lorry while cycling through Barnet town centre last year. Hilary Lee, a retired social worker, was ...

Blog post: UPDATED: Another London cyclist dies in lorry collision, at A13 in Barking and Dagenham

Tributes have poured in after the cyclist killed in the latest lorry crash was named as Brian Florey, a 35-year-old father from Canning Town. The day after the crash the BBC confirmed another cyclist had been killed in Greater London ...

Blog post: Advice for travelling around London during 2012 Olympic Games

During the Olympics and Paralympics the bicycle will remain the best and most reliable and fun way to get around London, to visit the games and especially to get to Olympic cycling events.•    Getting around London (and new cyc...

Blog post: What would British roads look like if we treated them the same way we do our cycle lanes?

When we posted a photo on our Facebook of a truck blocking Cycle Superhighway 3 (below-left), LCC supporter Dave Hall decided to picture how our roads might look if we treated them with the same disregard we do our bike lanes. Don't forget t...

Blog post: London cyclists warned to STAY BACK behind dangerous lorries

              "STAY BACK" A short, sharp message from Transport for London headlines their latest PR campaign warning about the danger of HGV lorries. Thousands of handlebar leaf...

Event: Changing Places & bike marking Events in March 2012

§  Friday 2nd March 2012 - 07:30 - 10:30                      Elephant & Castle j/w Newington Butts, SE1  § &n...

Blog post: June-July 2011

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Blog post: Cyclists appalled at latest fatality on Cycle Superhighway at Bow roundabout

A 58-year-old cyclist, travelling to work at the Olympic site, was killed in a crash with a tipper lorry at the Bow roundabout on Cycle Superhighway 2, reported the BBC. We and all London cyclists are distressed to hear of this tragedy, an...

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: Tower Hamlets cyclist dies after lorry hit and run crash

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Peter McGreal on Saturday 25th June, four days after being run down by a lorry on Hackney road, Bethnal Green at 8.30am.  We send our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.The drive...

Event: St.Pauls - Bike Breakfast - change places with a lorry driver

Celebrate Bike Week 2011 at one if the world's most famous landmarks. Whole Foods Market will be giving delicious homemade pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt and more! And Starbucks will be providing a caffeine fix to start your morning on the right...

Event: Make friends with an HGV driver

Get to see what the HGV drivers see. Climb up into the driver's cab of a huge lorry.  Changing Places events Wednesday 15th June am:  Hyde Park Corner four lorries to choose from.  the Mineral Products Associatin will launch their ...

Discussion: London Concrete mixer intimidates cyclist in Hornsey

Twitter user moyn12 sent us this tweet on Tuesday: @London_cycling please RT London Concrete cement mixer swerved 2 hit me whilst swearing at me as I cycled in Hornsey. Need justice #cycling We are trying to get more details and follow this up w...