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Lorries and Taxis and Buses (Oh My!)

Lorries … and Taxis … and Buses Oh My! (So why do girls in britain stop cycling?)

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Texting And Driving?

To the driver I’ve just watched “driving” down the road, gently swerving from one side to the other: The trouble is, you were probably never taught to multi-task in this way. If only it had been part of your driving

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Obviously Not A UK Bus Driver

This via cyclelicio.us: You can read the full story and the excerpt from the police blog over on Cyclelicio.us, but to summarise: A driver rear-ends a cyclist He tries to leave the scene A bus driver who’s seen the crash

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Alan Barnett – Hit & Run Survivor

I was riding home from a meeting on Wednesday last week, when I saw a couple of guys at the roadside. One of them had a bike and a trailer, so I stopped to say hello and to hand out

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This Is How Cyclists Get Killed

A video from the ever prolific Lewis Dediare, a.k.a. Traffic Droid: As Lewis admits in his own commentary, “I was on the inside lane on the red route lines and shortly after the boxed junctions. As I was riding I suddenly

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Newspaper Cycling Safety Campaigns

First there was this on the front page of The Independent last April: Then today, this in The Times (do visit their page and sign up): So now we eagerly wait to see if the other opinion-forming newspapers will fall

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Gene Hackman Slightly Injured

Apparently, he was riding a bike and struck from behind by a pickup truck. It seems that he wasn’t wearing a helmet, and as one observer commented, “If Gene Hackman had been wearing a helmet he would be alive today…”

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