Everything tagged with HGV

Blog post: My 15-year-old nephew was lucky to survive, which is why haulage industry must take action to reduce lorry danger

Those of you who were on the protest ride in Holborn last week might have heard my speech in Lincoln's Inn Fields where I spoke about the shock of finding out that my brilliant 15-year-old nephew Guy Gibson (pictured above) had been knocked off ...

Blog post: Ellie Carey - Coroner's inquest hears detailed evidence of London lorry cycling fatality

22 year old Ellie Carey was killed on Tower Bridge Road in December 2011 when she was hit by a lorry turning left into Abbey st.The Coroner's inquest heard how she probably did not realise that the lorry was about to turn left sharply across her...

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...

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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...

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...