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Cycling event to raise cash for road safety campaign

The Johannesburg Telkom 947 cycling event is aimed at raising sponsorship to fund improvements in road safety for protecting South African children. Over 30,000 cyclists will participate in the 20th edition of Johannesburg’s biggest cycling event, the Telkom 947 Cycle …

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RoadSafe tips for safe school runs

IAM RoadSafe is providing advice to parents on how to stay safe during the daily commute as children head back to school after the summer break. With the long summer break nearly over, children are shortly returning to school and …

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Flexible bollards delineate traffic in cycling scheme

The Belfast Cycle Network is using flexible bollards with attached signage to mark the cycle lanes and keep cyclists separated from other traffic in the city. Innovative self-righting SPS 2Twenty bollards from SignPost Solutions, part of the SWARCO Group, are …

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Annual school road safety event to take place in June

Road safety charity Brake is organisating its annual Giant Walk event involving school children to promote road safety and a healthy lifestyle. Following on from previous successful events, Brake is once again organising its Giant Walk event across the country. …

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Electrically assisted bikes increase in popularity

TRL comments on the release of the latest electric bicycle and the likely increase in the popularity of this for commuter transport. With the introduction of the latest fashionable Stromer ST2 S, which was recently announced, it’s likely that this …

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Commercial vehicle safety systems on show at APSE seminar

Sentinel Systems is attending a municipal fleet seminar in Scotland with talks and demonstrations of its commercial vehicle safety technology. Supplier of auto-braking and camera systems for the municipal fleet and commercial vehicle market, Sentinel Systems, is attending the APSE …

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Proposed legal change to protect Scottish cyclists

Organisation in Scotland is calling for changes to civil law to divert presumed liability away from vulnerable road users involved in collisions. In a move to provide cyclists with greater protection under liability law, the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) …

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HGV lateral protection device guidance

The DVSA has issued a guide to haulage operator on the correct fitting of side guards for the protection of vulnerable road users. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new guidance on fitting side guards which are …

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London cycling scheme criticised by freight organisation

The FTA believes plans to improve infrastructure for cyclists in London doesn’t adequately cover the needs of all road users including hauliers. With consultation already having begun on a package of cycling, pedestrian and road improvements reflecting the fact that …

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HGV drivers and cyclists exchange places at safety event

For road safety week, FTA members are encouraging cyclists to exchange seats with goods vehicle drivers so each can get a better appreciation of the other’s point of view. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is encouraging drivers and cyclists to …

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