Transport

Lorry and cyclist safety event at Bow Roundabout

Lorry and cyclist safety event at Bow Roundabout

The Met Police will be holding it’s  ‘Exchanging Places’ event for cyclists, on Monday 16 January, on the eastbound slip road to the roundabout close to M’scDonalds, between 7am and 10am. The event aims to reduce collisions between cyclists and HGVs.  Cyclists will be given the chance to sit in the driver’s seat of a […]

Hackney cyclists get a chance to exchange places with HGV drivers

Hackney cyclists get a chance to exchange places with HGV drivers

Encouraging cyclists to safe cycling this winter, Hackney Council have co-ordinated an event, hosted by the Council’s Streetscene Team, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police. Cyclists can ride in and get a free, on-the-spot bike health check and free bike marking. They can also exchange places with an HGV driver to help them understand how […]

Cyclist rides in memory of friend killed in Dalston crash

Cyclist rides in memory of friend killed in Dalston crash

On the 11th July, 29 year old Daniel Barnes will compete in this years Etape du Tour ride to help raise money in memory of his friend Dan Cox, who was killed by a left-turning lorry in Dalston junction in February this year. Starting in Modane Valfréjus and covering 109km to the summit of Alpe […]

Cyclist Injured near Old Street

A female cyclist in her 30’s has been injured after an HGV lorry collided with her bike, at the junction of Baldwin Street and City Road in EC1. The accident happened at approximately 8.50 am this morning. Police and emergency services were called. A police spokesperson said the cyclist was transported to a hospital with […]

Cyclist in Collision with Lorry in Dalston

Cyclist in Collision with Lorry in Dalston

Police and ambulance service were called at 4:45 pm after a  male cyclist  collided with a lorry on Kingsland Rd. He was rushed to an East London hospital, where he is said to be in a critical condition. Witnesses said he was hit by a left turning lorry ending with his bike going under the […]

Battle of the bus lanes

Battle of the bus lanes

You can say cycling has become second nature here in the borough of Hackney.  According to London Cycling Campaign (LCC  represents cyclists in London), not only does Hackney have the highest percentage of people cycling to work in London out of any London borough, but also an ever increasing amount of people taking to the […]