Everything tagged with collisions

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign welcomes Automobile Association highlighting the importance of safe driving in making cycling safe

The London Cycling Campaign has welcomed the Automobile Association’s Think Bike campaign, which highlights how important careful and responsible driving is in making cycling safer. The AA will distribute a million stickers for motorists ...

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: Dismay as latest crash stats for Great Britain show 13% increase in cyclist casualties

The latest quarterly road casualties figure from the Department for Transport show a marked increase in casualties for cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists. Cyclist casualties for the first three months in 2012 in Great Britain are up 13% on t...

Blog post: Mayor can't back up claim that two-thirds of cycling injuries caused by cyclists breaking law

Despite repeated requests, neither City Hall nor Transport for London has substantiated Mayor Boris Johnson's claim that two-thirds of serious cyclist crashes took place because the cyclist had broken the law. The Mayor's claim is strongly at o...

Discussion: Stricter liability for the UK

In the most recent issue of London Cyclist we discuss (not for the first time) the advantages of stricter liability for vulnerable road users. Stricter liability is a call for a road users' insurance to cover the costs of damages when a more vuln...