Cyclist “seriously concussed” avoiding vehicle on Kensington High Street – where council recently tore out protected cycle lane

A cyclist was left “seriously concussed” today after coming off their bike today when they had to swerve to avoid a motor vehicle but in doing so hit another one on London’s Kensington High Street – where the council last month tore out a protected cycle lane. We understand that the incident happened towards the western boundary […]

Conservative mayoral candidate asks Sadiq Khan to compensate taxi drivers over unlawful Streetspace ruling + more on the live blog

Dan joined road.cc as live blog editor last year. He has previously written about various sports including football and boxing for the Daily Express and covered the weird and wonderful world of non-league football for The Non-League Paper. Part of the generation inspired by the 2012 Olympics, Dan has been a keen cyclist ever since and spends his weekends […]

Blow for active travel in London as High Court judge rules Sadiq Khan’s Streetspace initiative unlawful

In a blow for active travel in London, a High Court judge has ruled that Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Streetspace initiative, rolled out in the capital last summer, is unlawful following a judicial review initiated by two organisations representing members of the capital’s taxi trade. Today’s decision, which Transport for London (TfL) plans to appeal, also sees […]

Near Miss of the Day 524: “Taking primary’ doesn’t always work” – Driver close passes Surrey Hills cyclist riding downhill

Today’s Near Miss of the Day video, in the words of road.cc reader Nick who was on the receiving end of a very close pass as he descended Staple Lane in the Surrey Hills, demonstrates that “‘taking primary’ doesn’t always work.” “Having previously submitted footage for NMOTD 232 (yes, I did get a rear-camera for […]

TfL outlines plans for ‘transformational’ new segregated bike lanes + more on the live blog

Dan joined road.cc as live blog editor last year. He has previously written about various sports including football and boxing for the Daily Express and covered the weird and wonderful world of non-league football for The Non-League Paper. Part of the generation inspired by the 2012 Olympics, Dan has been a keen cyclist ever since and spends his weekends […]

Sam Bennett stars in Now TV DublinBikes ad; TfL outlines plans for ‘transformational’ new segregated bike lane + more on the live blog

Dan joined road.cc as live blog editor last year. He has previously written about various sports including football and boxing for the Daily Express and covered the weird and wonderful world of non-league football for The Non-League Paper. Part of the generation inspired by the 2012 Olympics, Dan has been a keen cyclist ever since and spends his weekends […]

‘Best’ Bits of 2020?

I know, I know – best bits of 2020 is a bit like choosing your favourite disease or most lovable serial killer… However, with lots of people at home trying to dodge Covid19, lots of blogs got read, or at least got given a cursory glance. With nearly a million Merlin blogs read in 2020 […]

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