Pedicabs, or cycle rickshaws, provide transport for passengers on short, emission-free journeys.
The demand for this mode of transport has been strong, and pedicabs have become a colourful and vibrant part of the wider integrated transport network available in London. The regulations governing pedicabs outside of London have, however, made it difficult for this transport mode to develop to its full potential in other UK cities.
This article outlines the legal status of pedicabs across the UK.
Submitted by CDF Co-ordinator on 13 February 2015 - 11:30am.
London Assembly member, Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, has written to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to express her concern over the police’s handling of the Michael Mason case.
Submitted by CDF Co-ordinator on 6 February 2015 - 11:04am.
The Cyclists’ Defence Fund has welcomed a last-minute decision not to prosecute cyclist Kristian Gregory for allegedly straying slightly over a white line on a poorly designed and unclearly signed pavement cycle track.
Submitted by CDF Co-ordinator on 19 December 2014 - 3:49pm.
The bereaved family of cyclist Michael Mason will begin their quest for justice after the Cyclists’ Defence Fund (CDF) confirmed today (Friday 19 December) that it will provide funding to support their case. CDF is a linked charity established by CTC, the national cycling charity, with the remit to deal with issues related to cycling and the law.
Submitted by CDF Co-ordinator on 27 November 2014 - 7:12pm.
A cyclist whose legal challenge is being supported by the Cyclists Defence Fund has received a court summons for failing to pay a fine for pavement cycling.
Kristian Gregory was fined in August on New Kent Road in London by a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) taking part in Operation Safeway, a high-profile Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) initiative aimed at improving both driver and cyclist safety.