A new campaign is urging drivers, bikers and cyclists in the City of London to be ready to react instantly in order to avoid a serious collision.
New proposals to make cycling and walking an ‘easier and more convenient alternative’ to driving in London will be published by London’s mayor this week.
A website that provides information to help powered two wheeler (P2W) riders stay safe on London’s roads has been re-launched.
Hounslow Council’s road safety team recently teamed up with the Met Police to host a free BikeSafe-London day for riders who live, work or study in the borough.
Cllr Ian Wingfield, the LRSC representative for Southwark, explains how his borough has championed the Community Road Watch scheme, as recently reported by the LRSC.
The new fleet of Santander Cycles have been hired more than 25,000 times since they rolled onto the Capital’s streets at the start of November – 30% higher than the average hire rate.
The people responsible for running local councils across London say boosting air quality and creating a better environment for walking and cycling are top priorities for investment, according the results of a survey.
Read about Road Safety Week activities in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kingston upon Thames and Westminster – and the new THINK! child road safety campaign and resources.
An initiative which targets ‘dangerously non-compliant’ drivers, vehicles and operators on London’s roads has checked more than 33,000 HGVs and other commercial vehicles since its launch two years ago.
Westminster Council is making use of the borough’s landmarks to provide a series of family-friendly, free-to-attend cycle rides led by experienced instructors.