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Campaigners welcome moves to make cycling and walking safer

18 October 2018

Responding to the Government's announcement that it will review the Highway Code to make cycling and walking safer, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive at Campaign for Better Transport, said:

"We welcome the Government’s move to make walking and cycling safer and more attractive. We want our streets in every community to be safe for walking and cycling."

Notes to editors

1. The Department for Transport has announced a review of the Highway Code in relation to cyclists and pedestrians. It has also announced that a summary of responses from the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy Safety Review consultation will be published. This is an important step towards improve cycling and pedestrian safety.

2. Campaign for Better Transport is the UK's leading authority on sustainable transport. We champion transport solutions that improve people's lives and reduce environmental damage. Our campaigns push innovative, practical policies at local and national levels. Campaign for Better Transport Charitable Trust is a registered charity (1101929).