Today TFL released a press release regarding enforcement of ASL/bike boxes to help improve cycle safety in the capital. Basically they are working with the police in giving motorists, motorcyclists and cyclists advice about how the bike boxes should be used. In their own press release TFL give a history of the ASL in the… More TFL’s press release shows us what is wrong with UK transport culture
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
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?
I said a few weeks ago that I was going to collect some data about ASL’s and how many people I see breaking the rules on them. I took the data from a 5 day commuting period, which resulted in 149.55 miles traveled, 11 hours and 30 minutes in the saddle. I stopped at 88… More Advanced Stop Lines – The results
Well they certainly aren’t useless in their design. The idea behind them is bold but it’s hard to find one that isn’t already occupied. I have two issues with ASL’s, the first being that motor vehicles often breach the law on stopping at the first stop line and the fact that 99% of them force… More Advanced Stop Lines – The most useless cycling facility