London cyclist deaths hit record low

TfL publishes it's report on road traffic casualties during 2021

Cyclist and bus on London street
(Image credit: Transport for London)

The number of cyclists killed on London’s roads fell to its lowest on record in 2021, figures from Transport for London (TfL) show.

The number of people killed while cycling in London in 2021 was down by 40% on the 2005-2009 average, from 17 to 10 people, according to the transport body's annual report.

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.