Tag Archives: pedestrians

10/11/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

Road safety and sex

Female Cyclist

Today we have a guest blog from Hayes Thompson. Hayes is copywriter based in London, who has been cycling, motorcycling and driving on its roads for over 20 years. In the blog, Hayes wonders if his experiences and the statistics might mean that female cyclists and pedestrians need to pay more attention to road safety. READ ON

29/08/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

Woonerf concept finds support among public


Since the 1970s, the Netherlands has strived to introduce shared road space initiatives between cyclists, motorists and pedestrians in city limit zones. One of these concepts, the Woonerf, is a traffic calming initiative that sees a road converted to a paved road with no pavements. READ ON

14/03/2011 // INFO Leave a comment

Sensor tests trial as airbag system takes next step


Last year, we bought you a blog piece on the Hövding airbag collar, a collar which deploys an airbag in the form of a hood if its in-built sensors detect a potential head impact. Now comes the news that Dutch scientists are starting the development of an airbag system for the outside of cars that may help protect cyclists if a collision occurred. READ ON

12/08/2010 // INFO 1 Comment

Motorists – Cyclists – Pedestrians

Don't cross

Cyclists complain about motorists (and vice versa). But pedestrians complain about cyclists. Sometimes with good reason! READ ON