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Big drop in number of London pavement cycling fines

Big drop in number of London pavement cycling fines

Two cyclists a day are issued with fixed penalty notices for the offence The number of fines issued by the Metropolitan police for pavement cycling has dropped to less than two a day, reports the London Evening Standard (link is external) . At the current rate, this will translate

Reading could see cycling in pedestrianised shopping street

Reading could see cycling in pedestrianised shopping street

Public consultation found support for cycling in the Broad Street shopping area A cycling ban in a shopping street in Reading could soon be lifted after a consultation showed strong support for bikes in the pedestrian area. Although Broad Street’s western area has a cycling ban in place, bike

Boris Johnson investigating traffic-free Oxford Street

Boris Johnson investigating traffic-free Oxford Street

All mayoral candidates have signed up to banning motor traffic on polluted shopping street - but will Boris go that far? London’s Mayor Boris Johnson has confirmed that he has instructed engineers to investigate how best to ban traffic from Oxford Street in London. The busy shopping street has

11 things we’ve learnt this week

11 things we’ve learnt this week

The most interesting and/or weird facts from the past seven days on road.cc The world’s coldest bike race took place at a temperature of -43°C. Find out more here.​ Cycling while wearing earphones is illegal in California. Find out more here. (link is external) Sunday 7 June was the

London cabbie accused of ‘using car as weapon’ cleared

London cabbie accused of ‘using car as weapon’ cleared

Argued he had intended to pull alongside to ‘calm the situation’ A London black cab driver who was accused of using his car as a weapon during a road rage attack has been cleared by a jury at the Old Bailey, reports the London Evening Standard (link is external)

road.cc Bike of the Year 2015-16

road.cc Bike of the Year 2015-16

We countdown the Top 10 bikes we've reviewed this year to reveal the road.cc Bike of the Year 2015/16 Another year, another road.cc Bike of the Year awards ceremony. It’s been an even busier year with more new bikes released than we can remember in a long time. There

How to ride safely in traffic

How to ride safely in traffic

It may look daunting, but riding safely in city traffic can be done with some guidance and practice Many people cite safety fears as the reason they wouldn't commute by bike. But millions of people do it safely each day, and as long as you remember some important strategies

Cyclist-hating delivery driver who knocked woman off bike fined £550

Cyclist-hating delivery driver who knocked woman off bike fined £550

Cleared of dangerous driving following a three-day trial A van driver in London who knocked a woman off her bike shortly after she gave him a V-sign has been fined £550 at the Old Bailey. Dennis Baker , who spoke 'disparagingly' about cyclists in interview, was also ordered to

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