Cycle Safety

Cyclist Killed At Dangerous London Junction

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

A cyclist has been killed in a collision with a lorry at a junction with a history of accidents. Today's incident, at 10am, was at Ludgate Circus j...

London Cyclists Build 'Wall Of Death' To Shame Failing Councils

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

'A wall of death' to remember cyclists killed on London's streets was unveiled by campaigners on Wednesday, as they called for politicians to prioriti...

ASA Withdraw Ruling on Cycling Scotland Advertisement

Oliver Jeffcott | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK
Oliver Jeffcott

Following an attack by cycling groups, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) announced that they have withdrawn their decision to ban a television advert (pictured below) which was part of Cycling Scotland's Nice Way Code campaign.

WATCH: Cycle Safety Advert Banned

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A safe cycling advert has been banned - because it shows a cyclist not wearing a helmet. The rider in the Cycling Scotland advert is also riding in...

Cool Gadget Brings Turn-By-Turn Directions To Your Bike

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A new accessory for cyclists claims to bring turn-by-turn navigation to bikes for the first time. The CycleNav is a little device you place on your...

LOOK: 'My Face Was Scraping The Tarmac'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A cyclist had a miraculous escape after being pinned under a car for half an hour. Justin Futers, whose face was pressed up against the tarmac, sai...

Drivers 'Rarely Jailed' After Cyclist Death Crashes

The Evening Standard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Drivers have only a one in 10 chance of being sent to jail after being involved in the death of a cyclist, an Evening Standard investigation reveals t...

LOOK: Fury As Cabbies Secretly Film Cyclists 'Jumping Lights'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

London's taxi drivers have ramped up the war on the capital's roads by releasing a video showing cyclists apparently jumping red lights. Cabbies se...

Backpedalling

PA | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Tory peer makes outrageous claim about cyclists London's most senior police officer has backpedalled after saying he would not ride a bic...

Cyclists Are 'Longing' To Be Run Over

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

An outspoken Tory peer has launched an astonishing attack on cyclists, claiming they are "longing" to be run over so they can get motorists into troub...

Should Cyclists Be Banned From Wearing Headphones?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

A ban on cyclists wearing headphones has reportedly moved a step closer after Boris Johnson said it made him "absolutely terrified". Transport for ...

Boris Johnson Told To Take 'Urgent Action' Over Cycling Deaths

Press Association | | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

A Parliamentary safety group is urging London Mayor Boris Johnson to hold a safety summit following the spate of cyclists' deaths in the capital. T...

'One Wobble' From Disaster

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

Cyclists are "one wobble" from disaster on London's roads, Britain's top cop has said. Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said the...

London Cycle Deaths: Victim Blaming Is Not the Answer

Caroline Russell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Caroline Russell

Of course cyclists should take care, but so should all road users and those in charge of the vehicles that can cause most harm should take particular care. For the Mayor to suggest otherwise is insensitive and cruel beyond belief. His failure to invite those at the wheel to look out for cyclists and pedestrians demonstrates that he just does not understand what is happening.

'I Heard A Rattle, And Saw Her Tumble'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

The family of the first person to be killed on a "Boris bike" watched as the moment she was knocked off her wheels by a lorry was shown to her inquest...

LOOK: Terrifying Moment Train Misses Cyclist By Inches

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

Dramatic footage shows the moment a cyclist came within inches of being wiped out by a train at a level crossing. The woman is seen passing through...

'So I Purposely Run Him Over LOL'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK

A driver has sparked anger on Twitter by apparently boasting about running over a cyclist. The tweet, from an account saying it belonged to Daisy A...

Ed Miliband, Action Hero

Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has been hailed as an "action hero" today by a woman cyclist after he came to her aid when she tumbled from her bike. Ella Phillips, 29...

Olympic Cyclist In Road Accident

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Sport

Olympic cyclist Joanna Rowsell has warned people to take care on the roads after being knocked off her bike by a car. Rowsell, who has won three go...

Bike Horn 'As Loud As A Car Horn' On Kickstarter

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech

A bicycle hooter as loud as a car horn has hit Kickstarter in the latest tech innovation designed to increase the safety of cycling. The 'Loud Bicy...

Should Motorists Be Made To Go Slower For Cyclists?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

Cars should be made to go slower and more space on roads given over to cyclists, a transport planning expert has said. Britain can learn from the N...

Addison Lee Boss John Griffin Blames Cyclists For Being Killed

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

Addison Lee boss John Griffin, chief of one of Britain's largest cab firms, has caused outrage again this week after claiming that cyclists injured on...

Teen Cyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

A teenage cyclist has died following a collision with a car which failed to stop after the accident, police said. The 17-year-old male youth died a...