Road Safety

York Cycle Alert Scheme

York Cycle Alert Scheme

As of October York will become the first city in the world to fit their inner city buses with Cycle Alert, a cycle specific detection system, with the launch of a partnership between the system’s developers, The University of York, City of York Council and Transdev Unibus. The
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Nite Ize

Nite Ize LED

In poor visibility and, of course, the dark good cycle lights are essential (a legal requirement in fact) but there are plenty of other ways to maximise your visibility and stay as safe as possible on the bike. Cyclo took a look at just some of the LED solutions available from
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Children's Cycle Helmets

Children’s Cycle Helmets

Who knows what word today’s kids are using to describe things that are ‘cool’ (sick? phat?) – it’s entirely possible Cyclo has just made itself deeply ‘uncool’ by even posing the questions. Either way we agree with the Child Brain Injury Trust that ‘wearing a helmet is a lot
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Child Brain Injury Trust

Child Brain Injury Trust

The Child Brain Injury Trust is a national charity, registered in 1991, providing information, support and training to anyone living in the UK who is affected by a child’s brain injury. In the lead up to the end of British Summer Time, they will be running a Child Safety and
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Lightrider – A Bright Future

Cyclo always applauds attempts to make cyclists safer and more visible. Tudor Davies, a sound engineer, mainly working on TV programmes in and around London, would, it seems, agree. Having dreamed up various products over the years, he has now developed Lightrider, a unique
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First Boris Bike Death

A female cyclist, believed to be 17-year-old, has been hit and killed by a lorry on Barclays Cycle Superhighway 2 – which currently runs from Bow to Aldgate – tragically making her the first cyclist killed whilst riding a ‘Boris Bike’. The London Ambulance Service was called to
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Kirsten Scott Memorial Trust Cyclist Deaths

Kirsten Scott Memorial Trust Cyclist Deaths

The two cyclists killed on the A30 in Cornwall on Tuesday have been named as Andrew McMenigall, aged 47, and Toby Wallace, 36. The two, who worked for Aberdeen Asset Management, were on a charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats raising money for the Kirsten
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Aura Belts

Aura Belts

There is much to be said about adding as much visibility as possible on the bike – especially in poor visibility and low light. The Aura Belt is an interesting solution from a new Brit start-up, which looks to address the issue of 360degree visibility; whilst traditional lights
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