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Highway Code Shakeup. Cyclists Encouraged To Use Middle Of Road

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From the article:
 

one instruction is that cyclists should take up the middle of the road unless a "faster" car is behind them, in which case they should pull to the left.

 

Now, it's the Daily Express, so I'll take any claims it makes with a pinch of salt, but this would never work on Sheffield's steep hills.

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7 minutes ago, The_DADDY said:

Fake news! The changes to the Highway Code advise cyclists to ride in the middle of the lane not the middle of the road. It's not new advice either - the change adds the advice that has been given for years by the government's cyclist training scheme to the Highway Code were it will be more visible to motorists.

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Middle of the Lane, makes for less collisions from car doors,and crashes from drain grates and general rubbish etc sounds like good advice  from a safety view point.

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Cyclists should always claim their road space , riding in the gutter just gives some drivers the red light to pass to close and force them off road .

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Yeah lane not road. 

My bad👍

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1 minute ago, The_DADDY said:

Yeah lane not road. 

My bad👍

Easily done,

Goes to show you can't always  trust the news outlets you'd think they'd double check the info before debating it.

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43 minutes ago, The_DADDY said:

Yeah lane not road. 

My bad👍

That's what you get for reading The Express. :hihi: (Although other news sources have been making the same deliberate error.)

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3 minutes ago, altus said:

That's what you get for reading The Express. :hihi: (Although other news sources have been making the same deliberate error.)

😂

I know I know. It was a rookie error lol

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54 minutes ago, The_DADDY said:

Yeah lane not road. 

My bad👍

Middle of the lane / middle of the road?  It'll make a change from lot of them riding in the middle of the pavement. 

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13 minutes ago, Baron99 said:

Middle of the lane / middle of the road?  It'll make a change from lot of them riding in the middle of the pavement. 

Will they have a bell that goes Chirpy Chirpy Tweet Tweet 

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21 minutes ago, Baron99 said:

Middle of the lane / middle of the road?  It'll make a change from lot of them riding in the middle of the pavement. 

 

21 minutes ago, Baron99 said:

Middle of the lane / middle of the road?  It'll make a change from lot of them riding in the middle of the pavement. 

If they can get on for parked cars that is

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