24 October 2014 - 11:39am
Driver facing jail for seriously injuring CTC councillor
This week the driver who hit John Radford in July 2013 was found guilty of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. Michael Gledhill faces up to five years in jail and John's family a life sentence.
17 July 2014 - 10:36am
1 in 5 motorists not banned for causing a death
CTC, the national cycling charity, has analysed data showing that only 80% of motorists convicted of killing another road user have their licence taken away, compared to 94% ten years ago.
10 July 2014 - 9:34am
Put an end to over-zealous fining in London
After cyclist Kristian Gregory posted helmet-cam footage of himself being fined for straying from a sub-standard cycle track, the Met Police say they will ease off 'over-zealous' enforcement on this spot. However, Kristian still faces a possible fine, as do many others fined for similar 'offences'.
26 June 2014 - 10:18am
Say goodbye to ‘Cyclists Stay Back’ stickers
After months of letters sent back and forth between cycling organisations and Transport for London (TfL), a positive meeting was held this week to discuss how to improve the notorious and omnipresent ‘Cyclists Stay Back’ stickers.
12 June 2014 - 4:01pm
CTC's Sentencing Debate sparks call to email Justice Minister
The debate on Friday 13 June highlighted high levels of dissatisfaction with the sentencing of drivers who endanger other road users. It also aimed to influence the Sentencing Council's review of sentencing guidelines for driving offences.
10 June 2014 - 2:24pm
Maximum fines for driving offences rise
The maximum fines that magistrates can impose for road traffic offences are set to rise under new proposals from the Ministry of Justice.
11 April 2014 - 8:07am
Breach driving ban - go straight to jail!
The case of a driver who avoided jail after breaking a driving ban for the 45th time has shown that current sentencing practice is "farcical" according to CTC, the national cycling charity.
10 February 2014 - 9:22am
CTC urges MPs to demand action and funding to ‘Get Britain Cycling’
CTC, the national cycling charity, has urged MPs to demand leadership, commitment to quality cycling conditions, and funding of at least £10 per person annually, to ‘Get Britain Cycling’ when giving evidence at today’s Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry on cycle safety.
17 January 2014 - 11:22am
Road Justice campaign meets with Sentencing Council
CTC's Road Justice campaign, along with partners British Cycling and RoadPeace, met this week with the Sentencing Council to discuss the forthcoming review of sentencing guidelines for driving offences.
17 January 2014 - 9:59am
Goodwill reiterates footway cycling guidance
National media has become very excited about Cycling Minister Robert Goodwill's affirmation that police should not fine cyclists on the pavement if they are there through a fear of traffic. However, CTC believes that it is better to improve road conditions for cyclists and offer cycle training.