24 November 2015 - 10:44am
Badly maintained highways are hazardous for cyclists, so they need local authorities to keep them smooth, well-swept and free of potholes and other defects.
11 November 2015 - 2:22pm
Cycling contributes to cleaner, healthier air. Encouraging more people to cycle reduces pollution from road transport, and gives the UK a better chance of meeting the targets set by EU laws on air quality.
5 November 2015 - 3:38pm
Goods vehicles (lorries, HGVs, vans etc)
Lorries pose a disproportionate threat to cyclists. There is a range of measures that should be introduced to reduce the hazard as a matter or urgency.
30 October 2015 - 3:06pm
Common driving offences
Tackling common, bad driving offences effectively would help create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling and walking.
15 October 2015 - 3:27pm
Even in crowded conditions, cyclists are perfectly able to mix harmoniously with pedestrians and, contrary to popular belief, they are not a major danger to them.
15 October 2015 - 9:56am
Cyclists' behaviour and the law
Cyclists should behave responsibly and legally, but the law should recognise that they do little harm and should not have to choose between keeping safe and obeying rules.
16 July 2015 - 3:29pm
Health and cycling
Cycling is good exercise and it's easy to fit into the daily routiine. If more people took it up, it could help ward off the health crises facing the NHS.
26 May 2015 - 9:41am
Cycle training is a very effective way to encourage more people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to cycle. It boosts skills and confidence, particularly in imperfect conditions, and teaches the rules of the road.
26 May 2015 - 9:09am
Cycling and the economy
Cycling contributes more than many people think to local and national economies.
2 March 2015 - 4:20pm
Vegetation and hedge trimmings
Cyclists have problems with overhanging vegetation or hedge trimmings left on the routes they use. Debris can cause punctures or even serious injury if it gets caught in wheels.
27 February 2015 - 2:06pm
Towpaths, canals and rivers
Paths alongside canals and rivers can provide attractive and useful motor-traffic free routes for utility and recreational cycling.
27 February 2015 - 12:39pm
Traffic police and other enforcement agencies
More effective traffic policing is crucial for cyclists, and also helps tackle one of the biggest fears that many others have about taking up cycling in the first place - namely, bad driving.
26 February 2015 - 12:06pm
Traffic law and enforcement: Overview
Laws against bad driving and their enforcement should aim to protect all road users, including cyclists, from intimidation and injury.
12 February 2015 - 4:10pm
Smarter choices - measures, including cycling, that help people find alternatives to driving - can make a huge difference to travel habits.
11 February 2015 - 10:27am
Prosecutors and courts
To reinforce the message that driving that endangers other road users is socially unacceptable, prosecutors and courts should not dismiss 'dangerous' driving as merely 'careless'.