Cycling PQs

An overview of recent cycling orientated written PQs is available below along with links for further information. Cycling: Safety 28th November George Galloway: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) if he will bring forward legislative proposals to make (a)sensors for the blindspot and (b) other cycling safety equipment a legal requirement on all new (i) heavy goods vehicles and (ii) passenger service vehicles; (2) if he will bring forward legislative proposals […]

Cyclists: Safety

Question 3.28 pm Asked by Lord Greaves To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Department for Transport’s figures on road casualties in 2012, what steps they are considering to increase the safety of cyclists on the roads. Earl Attlee: My Lords, as I said on Monday, we take cycle safety very seriously. Earlier this year, we announced £40 million, including local contributions, for 78 junction safety schemes. In addition, […]

Roads: Road Safety

Question 3 pm Asked by Lord Colwyn To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve road safety in the United Kingdom. Earl Attlee: My Lords, we are taking forward the measures set out in the Strategic Framework for Road Safety. Parliament has approved a new drug-driving offence and we will consult on the relevant limits shortly. We intend to publish a Green Paper on young drivers later this year. […]