Category Archives: Police

Problem with ‘pavement cycling’? Blame the council

This tweet from Thames Valley Police in Windsor has attracted a fair amount of derision. Out on #MaidenheadRoad enforcing cycling restrictions #cyclesafe #C6963 #C8005 — TVP Windsor (@TVP_Windsor) September 28, 2016 Principally because what the police are ‘enforcing’ is, … Continue reading

Posted in Infrastructure, Pavement cycling, Police | 15 Comments

Secured by Design – ACPO’s blanket recommendation against permeability

I’ve been meaning to write a few words about ‘Secured by Design’, which is a national police project focused on reducing crime through the design of buildings and the built environment. Established in 1989, Secured by Design (SBD) is owned by … Continue reading

Posted in ACPO, Permeability, Police, Secured by Design, Social safety, The Netherlands | 33 Comments

Helmets and appropriate safety clothing

From the Lancashire Evening Post. Presented without comment. The number of cyclists killed and seriously injured on Lancashire’s roads has almost doubled in a year. Police said that between April 2013 and July 2013, 53 cyclists were killed and seriously injured … Continue reading

Posted in Helmets, Police, Road safety | 10 Comments

Institutional motorism

You are probably aware that the Association of Chief Police Officers have now ‘clarified’ their position on the enforcement of 20 mph limits, following the appearance of the assistant chief constable of West Yorkshire police before the All Party Parliamentary … Continue reading

Posted in 20 mph limits, Police, Road safety, The Times' Cities Safe for Cycling campaign, West Sussex County Council | 36 Comments