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  1. Driver training & testing reforms: small steps, but no strides towards cyclists' safety

    Government's reforms to driver training and testing need to go further By Cherry Allan ... Wednesday, 18 May 2016 Driver training & testing reforms: small steps, but no strides towards ... greater account of a [driving test] candidate’s respect for other road users (particularly vulnerable road ...

    Cherry Allan - 23 Jun 2017 - 14:54 - 1 comment

  2. Does the Driving Test need to change?

    and testing process with a specified amount of instruction time devoted to it.   Cycle training Ideally, all ... professional instruction. It should actively encourage drivers to undergo regular training programmes to ensure ... awareness and cycle training, so that they do not pose a danger to others. CTC's Road Justice campaign ...

    Victoria Hazael - 19 May 2017 - 11:53 - 2 comments

  3. Driver training, testing and licensing

    into the general driver training and testing process, with a specified amount of instruction time devoted to it. ... Bikeability Level 3 cycle training. Parents and others involved in the unpaid supervision of learner drivers ... training needs to be included in remedial training courses for people who have committed driving offences, ...

    Cherry Allan - 22 Feb 2018 - 09:43

  4. Traffic police and other enforcement agencies

    offending drivers on speed awareness or other remedial courses instead of prosecuting them. Such courses ... be trained so that they understand the practical and legal issues facing cyclists and other non-motorised ... 2016 Traffic police and other enforcement agencies Headline Message  A commitment from the police ...

    Cherry Allan - 27 Sep 2017 - 15:42

  5. Should children cycle on the pavement?

    the option to send cyclists of any age found riding on the pavement on a cycle training course ... about cycling on the pavement? Section 72 of the Highways Act 1835 made it a criminal offence to “lead ... declared that “bicycles, tricycles, velocipedes, and other similar machines are ‘carriages’ within ...

    Victoria Hazael - 29 Jun 2017 - 12:50 - 19 comments

  6. Road Justice petition handed to national policing lead for cycling

    Justice petition handed to national policing lead for cycling Road Justice campaigners and road crash ... victims handed over a petition calling for better roads policing this week to the national policing lead ... that lenient treatment of bad driving by the police is leading to a culture of impunity, wherein drivers who ...

    RhiaFavero - 19 May 2017 - 11:53 - 1 comment

  7. Exchanging places

    opening car doors. Following training on the Safe Urban Driving course, these professional drivers should ... One of Glenn's course attendees in a real-life exchanging places situation (photo: Avanti) ... is driver training. That's what Cycling UK volunteer and cycle instructor Glenn Blake is doing when ...

    SamJones - 29 Aug 2017 - 22:53 - 1 comment

  8. Road Justice local campaigners receive media training

    Justice local campaigners receive media training This week, Road Justice local campaigners attended a day ... of media training to equip them with the skills to raise awareness of the Road Justice campaign ... in their area and to press local decision makers to improve road safety. The training was held at the Sheffield ...

    RhiaFavero - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  9. Do judges wilfully misinterpret sentencing guidelines?

    thing you will take away from this debate?’ Bill said that during the course of the debate it had become ... be possible that judges fail to understand the sentencing guidelines? They are trained to use the guidelines ... punishment. Cycling UK, and many other organisations campaigning for road safety, strongly think otherwise. Mandatory ...

    RhiaFavero - 4 Jul 2017 - 11:55

  10. Drivers need better training and testing on cyclists' needs, says CTC

    on it to:   Integrate cycle awareness training into the instruction and testing of all drivers; Improve ... Drivers need to be more rigorously trained and tested on cyclists' needs By Cherry Allan ... Friday, 8 January 2016 Drivers need better training and testing on cyclists' needs, says CTC CTC has ...

    Cherry Allan - 21 Jun 2017 - 16:04

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