The London Road Safety Council has presented two prominent members of the organisation with Distinguished Service Awards.
Will Norman, London’s walking and cycling commissioner, has called for an end to the Capital’s car dominance and for the streets to be given back to the people.
Transport for London is keen to ‘urgently’ work with the Government to improve the motorcycle licencing system following a spike in deaths among young riders.
The London Borough of Hounslow has received the 2019 London Road Safety Award for its success in raising the profile of adult cycle training in the borough, and significantly increasing the number of people participating in adult cycle training.
In carrying out analysis into the ‘safety in numbers’ concept, the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) says it has uncovered some ‘uncomfortable truths’ about the safety of motorcyclists in London.
More than 1,000 pupils and teachers from 42 schools in Hackney took to the borough’s streets on 27 June as part of an annual event to encourage more children to cycle.
The Government has set its sights on toughening up rules on vehicle idling, with heavier fines for drivers who leave their engine running while parked.
A group of young people will come together in London later this summer to discuss the barriers they face when it comes to engaging with road safety.
Trials of autonomous vehicles, taking place in London, will help shape future testing by using the ‘most complex routes ever recorded’ – according to TRL.
The construction of a new cycleway in south-east London will get underway in July, with 4km of two-way segregated track among the key safety features.