Liz Brooker, road safety & sustainable transport manager at Lewisham Council, was at Buckingham Palace yesterday (27 Oct) to receive the MBE she was awarded in the 2016 Queens Birthday Honours.
More than 100,000 pre school children registered for Children’s Traffic Club (CTC) London during the last academic year, making 2015/16 the initiative’s most successful year to date, with all of the project’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) exceeded.
The CEO of the Swedish company behind the world’s first airbag for cyclists will showcase his product to delegates attending the London Road Safety Council’s centenary conference early next year.
Val Shawcross, London’s deputy mayor for transport, has announced a number of extensions to the Cycle Superhighway network, including plans for consultation on two new routes.
One of London’s leading independent waste management companies has been recognised for the ‘outstanding measures’ it has taken to improve the safety of its vehicle fleet.
Delegates attending the LRSC Centenary Conference will hear how TfL is working with London boroughs to achieve the target of halving the number of people killed and seriously injured on the Capital’s roads by 2020.
A new alliance of construction bodies is being tasked with developing CLOCS, the award-winning standard for improving the road safety of construction vehicles in London, into a nationwide initiative.
A simple behavioural intervention designed to reduce tension between cyclists and motorists in London resulted in a marked decrease in the number of cyclists jumping red lights at the junctions where it was trialled.
A series of e-learning modules for elected members across London with an interest in, and responsibility for road safety, is currently out for review and should be available early this year.
Police officers in Camden are taking to two wheels and posing as commuters in a bid to catch drivers who do not leave a safe distance when overtaking cyclists.