Take cycle awareness course for car insurance discount, says Government


UK motorists could earn themselves a car insurance discount by taking a cycle awareness course, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said.

'Dutch Reach' technique added to Highway Code


The 'Dutch Reach' method, which forces drivers to be aware of traffic when they're opening a car door, will be added to the Highway Code.
Black Friday cycling and bicycle deals and discounts

Black Friday deals on bikes and cycling accessorie


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Cycling equivalent to death by dangerous driving laws could be enacted

'Death by dangerous cycling' law proposed


A change to the law could see cyclists who kill by colliding with pedestrians convicted of "death by dangerous cycling".

Video: fireman's near miss with child on bike


A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue commander has implored cyclists to take care on the road, after avoiding a crash with a child cyclist.
Government reveals plans to spend £500k training instructors to teach cycling safety to learners

Government plans to spend £500k on cycle safety


The Department for Transport has unveiled plans to spend £500,000 training driving instructors to incorporate cycling safety into their lessons.
Car makers told to fit cyclist detection systems to save lives

Car makers told to fit cyclist detection systems


Changes are being made to the way new cars are assessed for safety, to encourage the widespread fitment of bicycle detection systems and help cut
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Drivers face fines for overtaking too close to cyclists

Drivers face fines for overtaking close to cyclist


Motorists could be fined for driving too close to cyclists under a safety review designed to make bikes the natural choice for short journeys.
Driving advice for Advanced Stop Lines (bike boxes)

Are you allowed to stop your car in bike boxes?


Drivers and cyclists might call them ‘bike boxes’ but the Advanced Stop Lines that were imported from Denmark and have sprung up at traffic light
Rising traffic leaves people more scared of getting on their bike

Rising traffic means fewer cyclists


The number of people taking to the road by bicycle has dropped amid mounting concern over traffic levels. Figures published by the Department fo
Compulsory helmets and hi-vis vests under review for all cyclists on British roads

Compulsory helmets under review for cyclists


Cyclists could be made to wear helmets and high-visibility vests for the first time in a review of bike safety.
Jeremy Clarkson: ban buses or bicycles to reduce road deaths

Jeremy Clarkson: ban buses or bicycles


Jeremy Clarkson has proposed banning either buses or bicycles in order to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on Britain's roads.