British Cycling launched the campaign #TurningTheCorner. A campaign to simplify the rules around turning at junctions, to make it safe for cyclists and pedestrians and to reduce casualties. I can’t fault the idea of making the roads safer. I’m 100% behind that. However I am concerned with how this is actually going to be implemented.… More Turning the corner
I uploaded a video a few weeks ago of a large cement mixer not driving perfectly on the road. Minor stuff including encroaching into an ASL and overtaking and pulling in just before some stopped cars. Like I said, nothing major, but I uploaded it and forwarded it onto the Police so they could get… More Rapid Ready Mix
The Freight Transport Associate recently released a Cycling Code. It’s aim is to improve the safety of cyclists on the roads and reduce collisions between commercial vehicles and cyclists. The code is well worth reading, and can be done so here. Here are a few interesting tips for cyclists and drivers take from the code.… More FTA Cycling Code
As I was cycling home the other day, I was looking at how other cyclists use the ASLs and filter lanes. Do they help us in situations where there are vehicles waiting at the lights. The ASL is meant to provide cyclists with the space to take a controlling position in the lane and be… More Do ASLs help cyclists?
Today, the 30th of March, is the day of action in London to try to get rid of lethal lorries from London’s streets. This date has been in place for several months and it is unfortunate that in the past week 2 cyclists and a pedestrian have been killed by such lorries on London’s roads.… More No More Lethal Lorries!