...A spate of deaths in London this year, and a growing toll of casualties nationwide, has prompted demands for better education of lorry and bus drivers, as well as cyclists themselves. Last year, 3.1 billion miles were cycled in the UK – a 4 per cent annual increase – while cycling in the capital has increased by 91 per cent since 2000.You can read the full report here.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Brits grapple with cyclists' deaths
Floridians are not alone in our alarm about cyclists being killed by trucks, buses and cars. Consider this from the British national paper The Independent: