Killer Driver Escapes Prison Because Cyclist Wasn’t Wearing A Helmet

CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation has condemned a judge’s decision to reduce the sentence handed down to a driver because the cyclist he killed wasn’t wearing a helmet.

May 13th, 09 2,767 Categories: News

Aston Hill Chairman Highly Commended at the CTC Awards

The CTC’s Awards and Recruitment Committee gave a Highly Commended Award to Richard Abbott for his contribution to cycling in his region.

May 5th, 09 1,554 Categories: News

CTC’s View On Helmet Compulsion

Helmets have been in the news. Two stories in particular have received wide coverage this week: The case of Smith v Finch and secondly the death of Natasha Richardson who suffered a head injury whilst skiing, apparently without a helmet. Both stories have sparked a heated debate about the usefulness of helmets in preventing head injury and whether they should be made compulsory. This clearly has implications for cyclists. To find out why CTC is against mandatory helmet wearing for cyclists read on…

March 24th, 09 2,889 Categories: News

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