Blind Spots, Advanced Stop Lines and why they are a trap

It's fair to say that much of the cycle infrastructure we see in cities across the country leave a lot to be desired, but Advanced Stop Lines are downright sinister when you start to think about it. Many of you will already have heard about lorries and their infamous blind spots, but it turns out … Continue reading Blind Spots, Advanced Stop Lines and why they are a trap

Lorries, bicycles and desperately misguided safety campaigns…

If you've been in earshot of a social media storm raging this week, chances are it was as a result of the Department for Transport's laudable but tragically misguided new safety campaign. We've talked about lorries before. We even wrote a post about how we need to talk about lorries. They are definitely a problem … Continue reading Lorries, bicycles and desperately misguided safety campaigns…

Dear Cardiff, we need to have a talk about lorries…

Incidents involving lorries and bicycles are worryingly common, so it is probably about time we had a bit of a talk... Lorries come in all shapes & sizes, from the 7.5 tonne van-on-steroids to the 45' articulated variety. However, one thing most of them have in common is how woeful visibility is for the driver. They're … Continue reading Dear Cardiff, we need to have a talk about lorries…