Cycling

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Cyclists: stay safe around HGVs (guest post)

Cyclists: stay safe around HGVs (guest post)

At present, HGVs are involved in a disproportionate number of fatal collisions. In 2013 alone, HGVs were involved in 9 out of every 14 incidents leading to cyclist fatalities in the UK. It is important…
The new technology transforming cycling safety

The new technology transforming cycling safety

With the popularity of cycling increasing, the Government and manufacturers alike are seeking new ways to make cycling a better and safer experience for all road users. New technologies are continuously being developed to help…
Why cycling can be good for all road users

Why cycling can be good for all road users

As a driver, how would you like less traffic, less pollution, less competition for a parking space and fewer cars in front of you at the lights? Add to that more green spaces, prosperous neighbourhoods…
Cyclist safety – a beginner’s guide

Cyclist safety – a beginner’s guide

Cycling is one of the healthiest, cheapest, most environmentally-friendly forms of transport available. However its reputation is often fraught with safety concerns. The facts¹ In 2013, 109 pedal cyclists were killed in an accident on…
Think Bike!

Think Bike!

Sitting in our cars, focussing on the car in front and the car behind, drivers can sometimes not pay enough attention to other more vulnerable road users. Motorcyclists make up only 1% of total road…
Safely sharing the road with cyclists

Safely sharing the road with cyclists

Drivers and cyclists don’t have a great reputation when it comes to sharing the road considerately. However there’s no denying that cyclists are extremely vulnerable road users, and so you have a responsibility as a…