Close passing and dooring are serious concerns but there is more to be done to make our streets safer and cleaner, from funding boosts to road planning
The announcement of a Highway Code review for walking and cycling is a forward step for active travel and road safety. It may not be the millions of pounds of investment needed, but it’s a start.
The Department for Transport (DfT) review will cover issues such as how to safely overtake cyclists, guidance on preventing car-dooring of cyclists, and giving pedestrians and cyclists the right of way at side roads.
Original Title: The Highway Code review is good news for cyclists but should just be the start
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2018/oct/19/the-highway-code-review-is-good-news-for-cyclists-but-should-just-be-the-start