Netherlands considers banning utilize of telephones on bikes

Dutch government said in 2014 that smartphones played a role in one in five bike collisions involving young cyclists Do not text and ride. Thats the message from the Dutch government, which is considering banning the countrys tens of thousands of cyclists from use their mobile phones while on two wheels. Young people cycling while […]

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The big motorcycle helmet debate: ‘You don’t make it safe by forcing cyclists to garment for urban warfare’

The question of whether cyclists should wear helmets provokes frenzy often from those on four wheels. But which has “the worlds biggest” benefit: increased physical safety, or creating a better environment for people to cycle helmet-free? As a cyclist, I dont object to helmets or to high-visibility garment. Like the majority of people I know […]

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What would a genuinely walkable city was like?

The obsession with self-driving automobiles and dockless cycles means pedestrians are often overlooked. But if we fail to accommodate those on foot, we dismiss an essential part of what makes a city great Arriving by Greyhound coach in Phoenix, Arizona, one November evening I was faced with either six hours waiting in the terminal or […]

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Don’t blame men for London’s cycling problems- fix our feral streets

We might insure more females, children and a greater diversity of riders in the capital if the mayor and his cycling tsar forged ahead with their promise to transform cycling Will Norman, who is London’s cycling tsar under mayor Sadiq Khan, has identified a problem with bike employ as it exists in the city. However, […]

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The big bike helmet debate: ‘You don’t make it safe by forcing cyclists to garment for urban warfare’

The question of whether cyclists should wear helmets provokes fury often from those on four wheels. But which has “the worlds biggest” benefit: increased physical safety, or creating a better environment for people to cycle helmet-free? As a cyclist, I dont any objections to helmets or to high-visibility garment. Like the majority of people I […]

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Man charged with murdering five cyclists after pickup made riding group

Vehicle had been the subject of erratic driving grievances before it ploughed into friends taking their weekly ride in Cooper Township, Michigan A man accused of running over and killing five cyclists with a pickup truck has been charged with murder. Four other riders were seriously injured when different groups was struck from behind near […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the vehicles, oil capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was engraved up by superhighways in their honour. Yet now all three cities are pushing walk-to, cycling and the use of modes of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? City is supported […]

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Houston’s hit-and-run problem: ghost motorcycles honour ‘invisible dead’ cyclists

1, 700 cyclists have been hit by automobiles and trucks in four years, with one in four drivers failing to stop. Personalised ghost motorcycles are an effort to show people noticed when someone was killed and give their families some closure Its always the same story, says Steve Sims, who runs Houstons Ghost Bike strategy […]

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