Road safety (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-10-17
Session date: 
October 17, 2019
Reference: 
2019/19636
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Further to the response to question 2019/14172, can you confirm whether TfL has carried out reviews to identify other junctions on the Transport for London Road Network which share similar characteristics to the one where Lucia Ciccioli was killed?

Answers

Answer for Road safety (1)
Road safety (1)

Road safety (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is an utter tragedy that anyone should lose their life on a London street and my thoughts remain with the family and friends of Lucia Ciccioli. That is why I and Transport for London (TfL) are adopting a Vision Zero approach to road danger reduction. I am committed to doing all I can to learn from such tragic incidents and to eradicate death and serious injury on our roads.  It is for this reason that TfL has introduced a new fatal collision investigation process, called Go Look See, whereby the location of a death on our roads is visited by TfL staff to identify any opportunities to reduce risk.

Each junction is unique however, and the way that traffic moves through and around each junction is also specific to each location. However, we are aware that there are locations on the road network that present more significant road danger, and TfL is developing a tool that will help identify such locations that share similar characteristics, in order to prioritise our future programme of infrastructure improvements. This tool will be complete by next April and will allow TfL to adopt a more proactive approach to identifying risk on London’s roads.

Please also see my response to Mayor’s Question 2019/19589.