Results 3261–3280 of 3982 for cycling

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling Helmets (28 Nov 2002)

Oliver Letwin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he has recently assessed the change in the rates of injury from accidents for children cycling as a result of wearing helmets.

Written Answers — Home Department: Cycling (Accidents) (25 Nov 2002)

Oliver Letwin: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether it is his policy that, in a motor accident between a driver and a cyclist, the driver should be presumed to be at fault.

Written Answers — Home Department: Cyclists (21 Nov 2002)

Ben Chapman: ...occasions in each of the last five years cyclists have been prosecuted for exceeding the speed limit; (2) how many prosecutions there have been in each of the last five years of cyclists for (a) cycling the wrong way down one-way streets, (b) riding on pavements, (c) cycling through traffic lights at red, (d) using footpaths designated for pedestrians and (e) failing to carry cycle lights...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling Helmets (19 Nov 2002)

Ben Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what he is doing to encourage greater use of cycling helmets.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive: Road Safety (Children) (14 Nov 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: We have a set of schemes in place for cycling, walking and safer streets. There is funding for all local authorities and we encourage them to learn from one another's best practice. We expect some of that money to be used for improving safety at school gates. We are aware that certain areas of road safety relate to children who are particularly vulnerable. Children from low-income families...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (London) (7 Nov 2002)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimates he has made of the (a) number of regular cyclists and (b) number of cycle miles travelled in Greater London in each year since 1997.

Gloucester South-West Bypass (30 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...the investment that will allow authorities to deliver a huge range of small-scale integrated transport projects, from local safety schemes, bus priority measures and park-and-ride services, to schemes to encourage cycling and walking. I have seen at first hand, especially in Gloucester with its go-ahead thinking, what a difference such schemes can make to the safety and well-being of local...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycleways (28 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: The responsibility for providing cycling facilities rests with local traffic authorities. They have powers to provide cycle lanes on the carriageway and cycle tracks away from the road. It is for individual authorities to decide local priorities and allocate funding for schemes in rural areas.

National Nutrition (22 Oct 2002)

Ms Oona King: ...another legacy of the great playing field sell-off. The requirements of the national health school standard should be strengthened and monitored through Ofsted. We need transport and planning policies to encourage walking and cycling as everyday means of travel by children and adults. I have touched only on some of the strategies that are required if we are to reduce the deaths to which I...

Written Answers — Transport: Transport Direct (22 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...research can be found on the Department's website These include a review of existing traveller information system and a project looking at how cycling can be incorporated into journey planners. The work on providing a business case for bus real-time is continuing, the business case will quantify the benefit of such systems. Recommendations...

Written Answers — Transport: Journey Planners (Cycling) (21 Oct 2002)

Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish findings of research into putting cycling into journey planners; and what steps are being taken to act upon these findings.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health Promotion: Health Promotion (18 Oct 2002)

Malcolm Chisholm: ...advice to individuals and families seeking to make changes to their diet. The Highland Sports Strategy (2000) is driving the promotion of opportunities for physical activity, including the Highland Cycling Strategy, developing Safer Routes to Schools projects and Walking the Way to Health initiatives. At a national level the Physical Activity Task Force, set up in June 2001, has recently...

Road Traffic Speed (17 Oct 2002)

Mr Tony McWalter: that I can take my children to school most mornings when I do not have very early meetings. Motoring is life-enhancing and enjoyable. I speak as an ex-long-distance lorry driver. I have taken motor cycles over most of the countries of Europe. I have driven a sports car for many thousands of miles. Motoring has been one of the pleasures of my life. The fact that it gets you from A to B...

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (15 Oct 2002)

Mr David Rendel: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made towards meeting the Government's target of increasing the proportion of journeys made by bicycle.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Cycling on Pavements (14 Oct 2002)

Lord Campbell of Croy: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are taking action to stop bicycles being ridden on pavements.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health Promotion: Health Promotion (3 Oct 2002)

Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is promoting walking and cycling.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Speed Limits: Speed Limits (19 Sep 2002)

Lewis Macdonald: The Scottish Executive is providing additional resources to local authorities, totalling nearly £22 million over the period 2000 to 2004, for Safer Routes to School and Cycling, Walking and Safer Streets projects. Local authorities can use these resources to introduce measures such as 20 mph speed limits outside schools.

Written Answers — Transport: Public Service Agreement (24 Jul 2002)

Theresa May: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport for what reason the public service agreement target in respect of the national cycling strategy was removed in the 2002 Comprehensive Spending Review; and what impact he estimates the removal will have on the implementation of the strategy.

Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (23 Jul 2002)

Barry Sheerman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will initiate a bicycle awareness campaign.

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