For all property developers and contractors to recognise that health and safety on the road is as important as it is on-site.
For cycle safety to be part of the Considerate Constructors’ accreditation, ensuring that all lorries used on sites have the requisite safety features and that drivers are properly trained.
For the industry, large and small organisations, to adopt the CLOCS standard as a default requirement on all construction schemes in London and other major cities.
For property developers to use the hoarding and wraps of new developments to deploy helpful safety advice for cyclists and drivers.
For investment in safer vehicles to be made ahead of regulation, such as direct vision cabs, skirts, and specific safety standards and equipment.
For the construction industry to fast-track discussion and action around changes to vehicle safety, logistics plans, and construction consolidation centres.
For design professionals to be better trained in the design and planning of safer environments for vulnerable road users.
For the construction industry to support training for all road users.
For the construction industry to support the campaign for greater separation between cyclists and HGVs in time and/or space.
For the construction industry to support more detailed research to understand the circumstances surrounding lorry/cyclist collisions to identify the root cause of injuries, fatalities and near misses.
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Caring for Cyclists
Light Protection Cycle Lanes design competition for safer cycling and beautiful streets.
The theme of the 2021 London Festival of Architecture is ‘Care’. In response, the CICC is organising a competition open to designers from around the world to come up with innovative ideas to protect cyclists on busy roads as well as the needs and safety of pedestrians.