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Viewpoint: Issue 587 10 Jan 2012

It’s scandalous that so many road designs fail to protect the safety of cyclists

Hugh Morgan, Merton Cycling Campaign

Highway authorities may claim that they consider the safety of all road users; but do they consider the safety of all road users equally? By cycling any given mile in London a rider becomes aware that a cyclist’s personal safety is regularly compromised by unsympathetic road design. As a motorist over the same mile there is hardly even the need to consider damage to paintwork.

In the processes that bring about the physical features of the carriageway, are cyclists considered more...

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