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  1. How does the driver licensing system need to change to improve driving standards?

    to take a re-test or remedial training if they commit an offence (by which time, of course, it is too ... refresher training, and alternatives to driving. Of course, some drivers do reflect on their personal ... happy to make use of self-assessment tools, read guides and book re-training courses etc., and, ...

    Cherry Allan - 27 Sep 2018 - 11:07

  2. How does learning to drive and the driving test need to change to help cyclists?

    3 training is, we think, essential for instructors and all other professional drivers, particularly ... however, accessing cycle awareness training is increasingly easy for fleet operators: many courses have ... Learner drivers should be more rigorously trained and tested on how to behave round cyclists. ...

    Cherry Allan - 19 Jul 2018 - 14:32

  3. What are Cycling UK’s views on regulating cyclists’ behaviour?

    safety’ that could reduce cycle use. This includes making training, testing, licensing or insurance ... that would, ironically, be most unlikely to improve overall casualty rates either among cyclists or other road ... calls for wholly disproportionate and unworkable regulatory measures such as mandatory training, testing ...

    Cherry Allan - 27 Sep 2018 - 11:05

  4. What should the Health & Safety Executive, Traffic Commissioners and other agencies do to improve road safety?

    Tuesday, 4 December 2018 What should the Health & Safety Executive, Traffic Commissioners and other ... between agencies. When HGVs  or other vehicles are involved in serious injury or fatal collisions, ... occur during the course of employment and greatly exceed those occurring in the workplace, yet ...

    Cherry Allan - 11 Dec 2018 - 09:02

  5. Why John Parkin is 'Designing for Cycle Traffic'

    academic and other travels. A question of speed "We are in a certain position in the UK", ... to be treated by designers as such. The problem is money, of course. Every pound spent on cycling produces huge ... the evidence," he said with a shrug and a smile.  Where things go off course Grand cycle plans always seem to end up ...

    Rob Ainsley - 11 Jan 2019 - 14:42

  6. Why do cyclists need safer lorries?

    training. Of course, it would be local authorities who impose such conditions or S.106 agreements, ... Proposals in London In 2016, the London Mayor announced plans to assess construction and other HGVs using ... and skip-loaders, are over-represented in crashes with cyclists, but other types of HGVs are also involved. Modern ...

    Cherry Allan - 6 Sep 2018 - 10:00

  7. What should the police do to improve the way they handle collisions involving cyclists?

    Each police force is of course independent, and some take a tougher approach than others ... there are concerns that it leads to a significant number of reported collisions resulting in little or no action.  ... better training on investigation procedures to ensure that there is enough evidence to make a case worth ...

    Cherry Allan - 8 Nov 2018 - 11:41

  8. What can be done to make the justice system more transparent for road crash victims?

    to prosecute merely for a ‘careless’ rather a ‘dangerous’ offence, or to send the driver on a training course ... party or as victims. In other words, the data can’t tell us whether collisions that result in a cyclist ... being injured are more or less likely to lead to a prosecution or a conviction than those in which a ...

    Cherry Allan - 5 Nov 2018 - 09:14

  9. Why should more drivers who cause danger be banned?

    re-training as a sentencing option, to allow courts to order drivers to undertake a re-training course as part ... of the sentencing package (currently driver re-training courses are merely an alternative to prosecution offered ... be considered for other, more common offences and repeat offenders. Before detailing the statistics showing ...

    Cherry Allan - 27 Sep 2018 - 11:08

  10. Sharing the road with cyclists: Tips for drivers

    that it should be embedded into the driver training, (re)testing and licensing process – we cover this aspect ... of course, suffer not only from impact collisions, but are regularly subject to off-putting ‘near misses’ ... given to cyclists by the National Standard for cycle training, i.e. to ride away from the gutter ...

    Cherry Allan - 25 Apr 2019 - 15:23 - 1 comment

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