Keeping safe on the roads

Bikes and buses

Olly offers tips favoured by London Cycle Campaign: be seen clearly, wear suitable clothing, and consider pedestrians on shared routes. He also advises on overtaking motor vehicles and cycling near lorries and HGV’s.

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What’s fluorescent yellow and very polite ?

give cyclists room

Please Give Cyclists Room signs are cropping up all over the city. But there’s something of a mystery about where the signs come from.

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Rule 58 Highway Code

Proposed Highway Code rule 58 may force cyclists to “use cycle routes when practicable and cycle facilities … where they are provided”. This rule will benefit drivers’ insurance companies fighting cyclists’ claim and will be to the detriment of cyclists choosing not to use dangerous or inadequate cycle lanes.

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