Dangerous driving charge

Two in court after tragic death of North East pensioner (18/02/13)

Roy Toogood, 66, of Cullercoats, North Tyneside, lost his life after a collision on the A1058 Beach Road, in North Shields, on 18th February 2013.

Pedestrian killed in Newquay hit and run, Penzance man arrested (11/08/13)

A 23-year-old man from Penzance has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the death of a pedestrian in Newquay.

Schoolboy, 11, killed by tractor driver on Leeds farm, driver arrested on drink-driving charge (09/08/13)

It is believed the 11-year-old boy, Harry Whitlam, was working as a farmhand when the incident happened at 09:20 on a dirt track at the Swithens Farm near Rothwell, Leeds.

24-year-old in court over pedestrian death (12/02/12)

A DRIVER accused of killing a pedestrian as he walked home from a night out has gone on trial for causing death by dangerous driving.

Jamie Smith, aged 24, denies causing 23-year-old Kyle Simpkins’ death by dangerous driving on Fabian Way in Swansea on February 12 2012.

Pensioner killed after being hit by motorbike in Leyton (25/07/13)

Raxmo Sharif, 73, of Jersey Road, Leytonstone, died of her injuries in hospital after being hit by a motorbike in High Road, Leyton, at 4.50pm on Thursday 25th July.

19-year-old arrested after motorcyclist killed near Soham, Cambridgeshire (03/08/13)

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision near Soham.

Man arrested after Jaye Bloomfield killed in crash in Manchester (03/08/13)

Following the death of a cyclist after a collision with a car on Mancunian Way in Manchester, a man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The 44-year-old female cyclist died after being hit by a black Seat Leon on the westbound slip road from Princess Road to Mancunian Way at about 3pm on Saturday 3rd August 2013.

  • UPDATE (12/08/13)

The cyclist has been

Cyclist killed in lorry collision on St Andrews Road, Avonmouth (25/07/13)

A cyclist died after his bike was in collision with a lorry at a road junction in Avonmouth, Bristol.

CTC's view: 

There is substantial evidence that this driver drove dangerously over an extended period leading up to the crash and therefore should at least have faced an additional charge of dangerous driving.

CTC would have preferred to see a much longer driving ban imposed.

John Radford fighting for his life after collision in New Mill, Huddersfield (31/07/13)

John Radford, 69, of Meltham, was in collision with a Vauxhall Corsa on Huddersfield Road, New Mill, on Wednesday 31st July at around 2:20pm. John is chairman of Huddersfield and District CTC.

John delivered the Road Justice report to the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire in July 2013, weeks before the incident.

CTC's view: 

This is terrible news for all at CTC. John is chairman of Huddersfield and District Cyclists’ Touring Club (CTC) and works tirelessly to promote cycling locally and nationally. He was hit whilst out cycling earlier this year and his story was featured on Road Justice (http://www.roadjustice.org.uk/node/529). John spearheaded the Road Justice campaign in West Yorkshire by meeting with his PCC, Mark Burns-Williamson, to deliver the Road Justice report.

Killed Clapham cyclist's family pays tribute to daughter after van driver walks free (31/07/11)

The family of a cyclist killed in Clapham two years ago have paid tribute to their daughter after the van driver charged with her death was cleared following a trial.

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