19 December 2014 - 10:22am
CTC pressure for Road Justice begins to show success
On 17 December, CTC's Road Justice campaigner Rhia Weston joined CTC Vice-President Lord Berkeley for a surprisingly positive meeting with Mike Penning MP, Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims.
2 December 2014 - 9:18am
MPs and bereaved families discuss criminal driving
MPs and relatives of road crash victims came together yesterday to discuss the justice system’s handling of criminal driving and the desperate improvements needed in order to ensure victims get access to justice.
5 November 2014 - 3:04pm
CTC mourns passing of John Radford
Friend, fellow cyclist and future CTC Councillor Martyn Bolt says a few words on the passing of fellow Councillor John Radford.
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.