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5 Nov 2020 | 2 comments

Work has now commenced on drafting legislation to legalise e-scooters, which will be in place in 2021.

30 Oct 2020

Cycling Industry News' fourth annual Retail Study has now gone live, once again offering those UK-based independent stores and workshops participating a range of goods and incentives to be...

28 Oct 2020

To combat the threat from terrorism across the UK, the Government are collecting data from business owners/managers of Micro/Small businesses

28 Oct 2020

Maybe* has gathered 14,000 answers from across the UK to understand what shoppers want from retail over Christmas 2020

28 Oct 2020

For over two decades the ACT has worked with the IRC representing the interests of well over 100,000 specialist

28 Oct 2020

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have announced the dates and subjects for their 2020/21 webinar series

22 Oct 2020

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21 Oct 2020

Earlier today Pennine Cycles, Sound Records Stroud and Nourish Zero Waste appeared on Sky News' Ian King show in support of today's Best Small Shops Competition 2020 shortlist announcement!

21 Oct 2020

Due to the high number of excellent quality entrants this year there has been a total of 30 shops announced in the running to be named Winner, Runner Up or Most Innovative Business During COVID-19.

20 Oct 2020

The ACT has restructured to be bigger, better and more value for money

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Register now for the APPCGW online meeting on the Highway Code on Friday 18th September

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Political News

The Government has launched a consultation on changes to benefit active travel by introducing the notion of a hierarchy of road users into the Highway Code, ensuring that those who can do the greatest harm 'have the greatest responsibility to reduce the danger or threat they may pose to others'.

Key proposed changes include:

  • drivers and cyclists will have to give way to pedestrians waiting to cross a side road or junction
  • introducing clarifying existing rules on pedestrian priority on pavements and that drivers and riders should give way to pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross the road
  • establishing guidance on safe passing distances and speeds when overtaking cyclists or horse riders, and ensuring that they have priority at junctions when travelling straight ahead

This webinar brings together the Highway Code working group to explore the issues and identify additional suggestions.


Ruth Cadbury MP and Selaine Saxby MP


Phil Jones, Chairman, PJA
Roger Geffen, Policy Director, Cycling UK
Joe Irvin OBE, former CEO, Living Streets
Steve Gooding, Director, RAC Foundation

This webinar is a collaboration between the APPGCW, Landor Links and Phil Jones Associates.

Register here.

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