Safer Cycling Tells Their Side of the Story

Safer Cycling Tells Their Side of the Story

Here at Safer Cycling we tend to hear a lot about how the cyclists are at fault. How the cyclists don’t obey the road rules. How the cyclists don’t deserve to be on the roads. We are aware there are two sides to every argument and that cyclists are not perfect but we...
The 1.5m rule and why New Zealand needs to make it law

The 1.5m rule and why New Zealand needs to make it law

The New Zealand Road Code recommends that motorists “Give cyclists plenty of room when passing them. Ideally, allow at least 1.5 metres between you and the cyclist.” However, this lacks the force of the law and despite a long-standing campaign by Cycling Action...
So how did the Netherlands do it?

So how did the Netherlands do it?

Anyone who has ever visited Amsterdam knows that the city belongs to the cyclists. The city is equipped with an elaborate network of cycle-paths and lanes that are safe and convenient. It is not just Amsterdam, although it is the most famous, that has this network of...