Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Free parking. Did you know that there is FREE, under cover, secure bike parking in: - Darlington in front of the Town Hall? Get your pass from the Dolphin Centre - Middlesbrough at the Middlesbrough Cycle Centre in the bus station - Stockton - at the Active Travel Hub on the High Street #CycleSeptember View Post
Be aware of road users who require extra care
When using the road, be aware of all other road users, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. We’re all just human beings trying to get around. You can even update your knowledge of this very important part of the highway code here.
Be aware of distractions - concentrate on your journey and not your phone!
Whether you are walking or driving its important to concentrate on the task in hand rather than your phone or music player.
In March 2017, the penalties for holding and using your phone while driving increased. It’s now 6 points and £200. Find out more from Think! the national road safety campaign. http://think.direct.gov.uk/mobile-phones.html
IAM RoadSafety have a great Blog outlining some key distractions for drivers. Itss well worth taking a look to see if there are some which you do without even noticing.
Be aware of each other - road safety tips for cyclists
Cyclists and drivers be aware of each other especially when approaching junctions. http://www.sustrans.org.uk/change-your-travel/get-cycling/road-safety-cyclists