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As you can see from this photo, cars overtaking cyclists should be on the other side of the road, just as if they were overtaking a car. It's simple really but it doesn't seem that some motorists know or understand this rule, if they did, there would be far less cars passing extremely close to cyclists and less road rage between the two groups.
“Can my 11 year old cycle on the pavement?”; “do I have to dismount my bicycle when a sign says so,” and “can I be done for cycling furiously?” and many other UK-specific legal questions discussed.
Cycling UK is a brand name of the Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC), which is a charitable membership organisation supporting cyclists and promoting bicycle use. Cycling UK is registered at Companies House (as "Cyclists’ Touring Club"), and covered by company law. It works at a national and local level to lobby for cyclists' needs and wants, provides services to members, and organises local ...
This means cycles are perfectly legal to cycle side by side on most roads in the UK. Obviously some common sense needs to be used to work out if and when cyclists need to single out to let cars overtake but on the majority of UK roads cycling 2 abreast is allowed.
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The most studied laws are in New Zealand and Australia.A study conducted by the University of New South Wales in 2011 concluded that Mandatory Helmet Laws led to a 29% reduction in cycling related head injuries.
The following is a discussion of the ordinances (laws) and regulations of Hong Kong relating to bicycles. Like driving, there are certain fixed penalties including fines and jail time for careless and reckless cycling.
Bicycle helmets are not mandatory for cyclists of any age anywhere in the British Isles. However, several politicians and lobby groups have been campaigning for mandatory bicycle helmet laws in the UK, Ireland, Wales and Scotland.
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