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  1. "Nothing to be done" Government inaction on delayed sentencing review continues

    that the outcome of the review would be published "in due course"; a phrase which has been repeated five ... when you would complete a task and you answered ‘in due course’, that would be considered an inadequate ... or ‘in due course’! Fobbing off backbenchers To the credit of many MPs the Government has not been ...

    DuncanDollimore - 3 Jul 2017 - 11:54

  2. HSE guide to doing nothing about road safety

    driving offence seven weeks later, again in the course of his employment with Frys. Once Palmer ... about two cyclists’ work-related deaths (caused by somebody driving in the course of their employment) ... of their employees and other road users. The company and those controlling it overlooking various safety issues ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:15 - 4 comments

  3. What’s legal- and what’s not- on your bike?

    "causing other road users to drive carelessly".  Who needs to know the law when you have alternative ... motorists, cyclists, police officers and others regarding cycling and the law. One Cycling UK member, Steve ... ago, are not an option. Unlike with other vehicles, lights are not a legal requirement for cyclists ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:19 - 6 comments

  4. Parliamentary group reports on cycling and the justice system

    mobile phone, and on two further occasions had avoided penalty points by attending a re-training course ... roads for cyclists and other road users, and improve the response of the justice system. Driving ... Cycling UK and other campaign groups to raise this with the NPCC and refer to the APPCG recommendation; ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:15

  5. The Michael Mason case- why, what happened, and where now?

    he was a relevant witness. Other witnesses referred variously to the car moving on, thinking ... particularly fast – it appeared to be going fast in comparison with the other cars on the road”. The witness ... in the dark where there are numerous other lights displayed. Disgraceful victim blaming My view, and I know ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:04 - 31 comments

  6. 'My Government will...'- do nothing about this

    and others, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling first announced a full  review of all driving offences ... ministers gave the same "in due course" response five times within eight months, seemingly unaware ... that answering questions with platitudes doesn't wash for ever.     With the "in due course ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:15

  7. Lorry driver in Mary Bowers case receives ‘insulting’ £2,700 fine for careless driving

    insult…inconceivable that a verdict other than dangerous driving was reached." This sentence contrasts heavily ... with the sentence received by a Merseyrail train guard who was convicted of manslaughter after he allowed a train ... to move away from the station whilst a teenage girl was leaning against it. The train guard was sentenced ...

    RhiaFavero - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:15

  8. Minor win for cyclists as prosecution guidance shifts

    of driver behaviour, with prosecutors therefore instructed to use 'dangerous' more often.  ... of cyclists crashes with other vehicles  in urban areas   occur at T-junctions,  crossroads and private ...

    Chris Peck - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:15

  9. Consultation on motoring offences review to start before Christmas

    serious offences involving injury or death to other road users. We have long campaigned for a review ... comments on this and other issues, such as failure to stop in cases involving collisions where injuries ... are caused, appeared to be taken on board. There may therefore be opportunities to raise these and other ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:11

  10. Jake's bereaved parents seek justice with CDF help

    an interview that he didn't see Jake or the other two cyclists until it was too late, despite the fact ... and instructed by Cycling UK's Cyclists' Defence Fund (CDF), who have been supporting the family to try ... of the evidence the other drivers gave to the Coroner, his observations regarding King's actions, ...

    DuncanDollimore - 15 Nov 2018 - 12:15

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