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by Michael Mellon
30 Jul 2020, 11:24am
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists
Replies: 17
Views: 1346

Re: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists

Many thanks everyone. FORS and CLOCS seem to be the bodies that address this and the RideWise work in Nottingham is obviously just the kind of thing.

Really useful, thanks!
by Michael Mellon
29 Jul 2020, 1:19pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists
Replies: 17
Views: 1346

Re: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists

I presume that that has some sort of official recognition because I only read about it in the recent report by HM police inspectorate into the sorry state of roads policing. It was described as an example of good practice but they were obviously clutching at straws so that may mean little. There's ...
by Michael Mellon
29 Jul 2020, 12:56pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists
Replies: 17
Views: 1346

Re: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists

thirdcrank wrote:Cycling UK has this

https://www.cyclinguk.org/blog/samjones ... g-places-0


Ooh thanks! This is really helpful.
by Michael Mellon
29 Jul 2020, 12:54pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists
Replies: 17
Views: 1346

Re: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists

Thanks for doing this. Have you asked the Mayor of London's office directly? They get most attention on the visibility problem, but have mentioned driver training a few times, eg: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dft-and-mayor-announce-plans-to-tackle-hgv-safety-and-support-londons-cycling-revolu...
by Michael Mellon
29 Jul 2020, 12:45pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists
Replies: 17
Views: 1346

Re: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists

I was more interested in whether there is a national standard for this kind of training, or what types of organisations are providers rather than to find an actual course.

Who provides your local scheme please? Do you know who devised the training?
by Michael Mellon
29 Jul 2020, 12:24pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists
Replies: 17
Views: 1346

Training for Lorry Drivers around Cyclists

I wonder if anyone can help please? I'm involved in cycle coaching and have been approached about providing training to lorry drivers regarding safe driving around cyclists. What they're looking for is practical training sessions, to increase lorry drivers' awareness and safety - I think. I've been ...