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Cycl i ng andt he L aw

NEVERcycl e mor et hant wo peopl eabr eas t ,

Cycl i ngcanbe danger ous ,butby f ol l owi ngt heHI GHWAY CODEyoucanr educe t her i s kofanacci dent .

Yous houl dal wayswear . . . Acycl ehel metwhi chconf or mst o cur r entr egul at i ons .Sect i on59of

t heHi ghwayCode.

F l uor es centorl i ghtcol our ed cl ot hi ng.Youneedt obe vi s i bl et odr i ver satal lt i mes .

t hi si ss peci f i ed i ns ect i on66of t hehi ghway code

17, 000 cycl i ng cas ual i t i esoccur eachyeari n t heUK L at es tavai l abl e s t at i s t i csf r om ROSPA. com

Beawar eofcardoor s bei ngopenedi n yourpat hast hi s i soneoft he mos tcommon caus esofcycl i ng acci dent s .

-Cardoor sopeni ngi nyour pat h -Nol i ght sorappr opr i at e cl ot hi ngatni ght -Runni ngr edt r af f i cl i ght s -E nt er i ngmai nt r af f i cf l ow danger ous l y

Atni ghtyoumus thavewhi t ef r ontandr ed r earl i ght sandt hes emus i t .Youmus tbel t al s ohavear edr earr ef l ect or .Sect i on59of t heHi ghwayCode.

85% ofaccidentshappen s ect i on71oft heHi ghway code.

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Mos tCommonAcci dent s

Sect i on59oft he Hi ghwayCode.

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Us i ngcycl el anes makesyourj our ney s af erandi sr ecommended i ns ect i on62oft he Hi ghwayCode.

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