Everything tagged with Road danger reduction

Blog post: Government gets behind #StayWider campaign

A big thanks to the thousands of you who have signed our Stay Wider of the Rider petition and placed pins on the map at hazardous locations. The results we're now seeing make the time spent well worthwhile! Jesse Norman, the Minister for Transp...

Blog post: Mayor’s timeline on junctions doesn’t add up

Following our hand-in of nearly 3,000 signatures to our "Fix the Junctions" petition, London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon pressed Mayor Sadiq Khan on his progess on the most dangerous junctions. The Mayor had pledged during our Si...

Blog post: Construction Logistics Plans: safe working in a busy city

As part of its partnership work with TfL and the Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) community LCC is looking at some of the innovative approaches to reducing road danger and improving safety implemented by CLOCS members.  En...

Blog post: What you can do to make construction traffic safer in your borough

What you can do to make construction traffic safer in your borough Almost anywhere you look in London the cranes are proliferating. More than 450 tower blocks are in construction or in the pipeline, and the Mayor is aiming for a massive buildi...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign & Dennis Eagle Launch New Lorry Safety Project

At an Exchanging Places event hosted by the City of London today, the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) and HGV manufacturer Dennis Eagle launched a major new initiative to reduce the number of cyclists and pedestrians killed or seriously injured in...

Blog post: How to: report dangerous driving

Fortunately it's very unlikely you'll ever be involved in a serious collision in London, even if you cycle here all your life. But that doesn't mean you won't see plenty of idiots driving badly. It's worth reporting dangerous driving even if no on...

Blog post: How to: cycle safer in London

Cycling in London is statistically very safe. But it often doesn't feel that way. Here's how to make cycling feel safer. Go on a course: Many local councils offer free cycle training for adults and children. Get in touch with yours - even if ...

Blog post: Bow Roundabout Vigil 5th Anniversary

This is a guest post from Tower Hamlets Wheelers. See their original blog here. All welcome at the vigil. Event details here. On Friday, 18th November Tower Hamlets Wheelers [1] will be commemorating the fifth anniversary of the vigil that we o...

Blog post: Near Miss project finds women bear the brunt of bad driving and harassment

The Near Miss project, led by LCC trustee Rachel Aldred, has found that female cyclists are almost twice as likely as their male counterparts to be subject to harassment or bad driving.  The study involved more than 1500 cyclists completin...

Blog post: Not dying is a low bar. Aim for happy cycling.

This is a guest blog post by Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster, LCC Board member and Chair of the Elected Policy Forum. Here she writes about the Near Miss Project, which she set up to research,...

Blog post: Road Danger Reduction and Enforcement: How policing can support walking and cycling in London

London Traffic Law Enforcement Confernce - Saturday 1st November 2014 10.30 am - 4.00 pm How policing can support walking and cycling in London The conference has been organised by London Cycling Campaign;  RoadPeace, the national charity...

Blog post: London Cycling Campaign examines Cycle Safety Action Plan

The grim faced commuter cyclists in the image chosen for the cover of Transport for London's Cycle Safety Action Plan highlights how far we have to go to achieve safe and inviting cycling in London. Riders on the type of false blue lanes condemn...