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Road Safety GB: More cycling, safer cyclists.

14 April 2021

Source:Road Safety GB.

The public health benefits associated with getting more people to cycle for short journeys, and for recreational purposes, are well documented.

However, cyclists are correctly classified as ‘vulnerable road users’, and invariably come off worst if involved in a collision with a motorised vehicle.

The challenge now for road safety and active travel professionals is to build on the modal shift that has arisen as a result of COVID-19, and encourage people to keep cycling and by doing so achieve all the public health benefits that will accrue. This online event will provide advice, suggestions and ideas to help deliver this objective.

This online event will comprise a mix of presentations, discussion sessions and podcasts featuring experts from academia, road safety and the cycling sector - outlining the measures they think we should be taking to help reduce collisions and casualties among cyclists.

The event, which is being organised by Road Safety GB, will be aired free-to-all during June 2021, commencing Monday 7 June.

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