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  1. MPs back CTC’s calls on road traffic law enforcement

    believes that it is fundamentally wrong to treat dangerous driving as anything other than ‘dangerous’, ... courses These course are offered, at the discretion of the police, in lieu of prosecution for certain ... the deterrent effect of these courses, and would like to see research into just how effective they really are. ...

    Cherry Allan - 23 Jun 2017 - 15:42

  2. Don't just train people to avoid lorry danger- minimise it, says CTC

    Don't just train people to avoid lorry danger- minimise it, says CTC As MPs demand answers on cycle ... safety, CTC says that raising people's awareness of risk, and training them to avoid it, are the best ... training people to avoid that risk. With the Government preparing a Green Paper on driver training ...

    Roger Geffen - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  3. CTC tells Parliament and radio: We need lorry safety

    to send people on driver retraining courses, which earn them money but are of doubtful effectiveness. ... in asking unhelpful questions about the supposed need for cyclists to have compulsory training ... planning or designing any new or altered highways, rights of way and other cycle access along and across ...

    Roger Geffen - 19 May 2017 - 11:53 - 2 comments

  4. Should the Prime Minister Get Britain Cycling?

    is to release it on a day with worse news, the other is on a Friday. Taking the latter option, this response ... training and awareness campaigns, vehicle design, design standards and cross departmental leadership, sadly ... Cycling Safety 3rd report of the session, para 21 2) Training and awareness campaigns The HCTC recommended ...

    SamJones - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  5. CTC urges MPs to demand action and funding to ‘Get Britain Cycling’

    and other benefits, we must enable people to cycle in conditions that are as inviting ... safety and priority at junctions where 75% of cyclists’ collision injuries occur. • Training ... training available for people of all ages. • Strengthened road traffic law and enforcement, with roads ...

    Chris Peck - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  6. CTC: Get tough on dodgy drivers and lorry operators

    the police and other enforcement bodies. Governments now need to put in place similar arrangements ... courses. These earn money for the police, whereas prosecutions are costly, yet there is little evidence ... driving’ offences are diverted to a course and therefore avoid penalty points. The full details of CTC’s ...

    Tony Upfold - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  7. Cycling UK urges Government to implement MPs’ road laws report

    on the motorist’, Ministers must act to stop the slaughter of cyclists and other vulnerable road users, if they want ... to maximise the health and other benefits of cycling.” The Commons Transport Committee's report ... retraining courses and fixed penalties are an insufficient deterrent – though Cycling UK would add ...

    Tony Upfold - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  8. £10 a head for cycling by 2020 say MPs

    training should pay more attention to cycling and "a driver should not receive a licence without ... occur. • Training and awareness campaigns to promote safety awareness among drivers and cyclists alike, ... with  ‘Bikeability’ cycle training  available for people of all ages. • Strengthened  road traffic law ...

    Chris Peck - 19 May 2017 - 11:53 - 1 comment

  9. Government's response to Select Committee branded 'feeble' by CTC

    performance, a development ​CTC strongly welcomes. However, on the Committee’s other cycling-related ... the consequences. It has to snap out of the habit of expecting councils, police forces and others to do all the work ... figures for other road user groups, including pedestrians. However, CTC suspects that previous ministerial ...

    Chris Peck - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  10. Road safety inquiry highlights lack of Government leadership on cycling

    increased amongst other road user groups, with a 6% increase in car occupant serious injuries and a 12% ... increasing faster than cycle use and with worsening safety for other road users too, it is clear ...

    Chris Peck - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

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