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European directive to make drivers pay Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign welcomes the European Commission proposals to make drivers responsible for collisions. Under the proposals there will be a presumption that large vehicles are responsible for collisions with smaller and the onus will be the...

London Cycling Awards Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

This years winners were presented by Debborah Moggach, cycling author and screenwriter; David Begg, Transport Consultant; Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent for The Times; and Philip Darnton, Chair of the National Cycling Strategy Board.The full...

The Tour of Britain in London Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The Tour of Britain returned after an absence of five years. Sixteen of the world's top professional cycling teams raced for five stages across Britain. The five stages were in the North West, through Yorkshire, the East Midlands, South Wales, and...

Police catch moped muggers Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Following a spate of attacks on cyclists in recent weeks, the Metropolitan Police mounted a successful operation to catch the culprits on 25 January.Cyclists and their luggage had become a target for youngsters riding mopeds on two roads in Isling...

LCC Briefing on the draft European Insurance DirectivePublished: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

The factsThe EU proposals only relate to insurance, not to the underlying legal position in relation to liability. The proposals state that any driver has to have a minimum amount of cover in relation to certain eventualities, including causing pe...

Business gets bike friendly Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

International and national businesses have just joined London Cycling Campaign’s Corporate Affiliation Scheme. Organisations from all sectors of business have signed up to the benefits of cycling for London. Corporate Affiliates benefit from the w...

Join LCC and win a Powabyke Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

(picture to go in here)The electric Powabyke is designed to bring the benefits of traditional cycling without the effort. A battery driven-motor powers the bike, so no pedalling is necessary to get from A to B. Alternatively, a power-assist mode i...

Ken launches LCC's All Ability Cycling Group Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Mayor Ken Livingstone is to launch the London Cycling Campaign’s All Abilities Cycling Group on Tuesday 25 March. Cycles available for trying at the launch will include hand-cycles, tandems, recumbent cycles, the Duet wheelchair/cycle and side-by-...

London's Cycling Oscars - Nominations Wanted! Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

We want your nominations for the London Cycling Awards. If you know of a promising cycling initiative or facility implemented/ completed since April 2003, here's your chance to reward and encourage good work. The categories this year are:Best Cycl...

London Cycle Guides get people on bikes Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

London Cycling Campaign research shows that people using the London Cycle Guides are encouraged to get on their bikes for the first time. People already cycling in London are getting on the bikes more, finding new routes around London.The main fin...

Vulnerable road users need greater consideration Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

LCC says vulnerable roadusers, such as people on bicycles, need greater consideration in a Greater London Assembly Transport Committee Inquiry. Amongst the measures LCC thinks will make road safer for people on bicycles are:20mph speed limit HGV b...

Less traffic - happy cycle users Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Enjoyable, wonderful, a delight - just some of the words used by people cycling to describe the first day of congestion charging. Here's what they said:“This has been the best day in London cycle commuting history. A wonderful journey (aided by ha...

LCN and Cycling in London Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Review of cycling in LondonMany will already know about our campaign success late 2001. LCC successfully lobbied - through its groups, members, activists, friends and contacts  - Ken Livingstone to restore an £8million budget for cycling in London...

London cycling conference: fully booked Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Information for conference delegates and pressDue to unprecedented demand, the conference is now fully booked and we are unable to accept more bookings.Conference delegate packs have been mailed to delegates. If you have registered but not receive...

Bicycle - favourite invention, ever! Published: 11:00pm 29 August 2006

Listeners of BBC Radio 4's Today programme have, almost unanimously voted the bicycle their favourite invention ever.The bicycle received 70% of the vote in the results of an online survey published recently (2/11/2002). The next favoured inventio...