Children from a south London school have been told they will be banned from cycling if they do not put number plates on their bikes.
The case for the restoration of national casualty reduction targets is one of a number of topics to be discussed at a one-day conference organised by the London Road Safety Council.
Authorities in London hope their support for World Car Free Day will help reduce reliance on cars and clean up the Capital’s ‘dangerously polluted air’.
The City of London Corporation has voted to turn a 16-month experimental safety scheme, which restricts vehicle journeys through Bank junction, into a permanent measure.
The East-West Cycle Superhighway has cost more than £62k for every additional cyclist attracted to the route, according to the radio station LBC.
Almost three quarters of used tyres inspected as part of a recent investigation failed to meet legal safety standards, London Trading Standards has revealed.
The ‘UK’s first ultra-low emission streets’ have become operational in Shoreditch, as part of a ‘pioneering’ new scheme to reduce pollution in the area.
Parents and children in London are being encouraged to walk or cycle to school, instead of driving, in a bid to reduce the number of cars travelling on the Capital’s roads.
Two-thirds of London’s motorcyclists believe wearing protective clothing in all weather is the best way to stay safe while out on the road.
More than 140 people have already registered to attend an older driver conference taking place in London later this month – with places still available for anyone wishing to attend.