Pedaller

Tag: campaigns

Lifting a finger

Reducing road danger is not worth bothering about – at least that is the feeling I have after receiving replies from my county council and my elected police and crime commissioner. THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD Most days, my commute by bicycle is uneventful and generally a pleasure (rain or shine!): I cycle from my…

Cycle? Yes! Alas, Guide Dogs charity blind to government inaction

This week saw the Guide Dogs charity launch a campaign called #cycleyes — as in ‘Cycle Eyes’ not ‘Cycle? Yes!’ — although the latter is what they spelled, albeit with different punctuation! Unfortunately, it wasn’t the best of launches – a flawed survey’s results were highlighted and led to later retractions. The charity also missed…

Think! Bridge!

Watching all the people who drive their lorries into this bridge – right below the HiViz flashing-light sign warning of the 11 foot 8 inch low clearance – made me wonder… Perhaps some government official or politician this very moment is thinking: if just more education was provided – like a “Think! Bridge!” campaign –…