Tag: Dangerous Driving

A 20mph roundel painted on an urban road surface just before the road bends round to the right. A car travels in the opposite direction. Image is by Tom Page (https://flic.kr/p/s9tMmY). Creative Commons Licence BY-SA 2.0.

Warwickshire’s reactive approach to road safety

While trying to get a very local issue with high speed driving in a residential area addressed, Warwickshire County Council has essentially confirmed their reactive approach to road safety – one that relies on incidents occuring before measures may even be considered to address a problem, incidents which could include property damage, injury, serious injury, or even death – incidents that could perhaps be avoided with a proactive approach.

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Left Hooked by Distracted Driver

Cycling along the A444 Weddington Road, Nuneaton when a driver cut across my path to turn into the petrol station, forcing me to brake heavily to avoid a collision. Speaking to the driver, he admitted he was distracted by another vehicle. He was very apologetic, hence why I’ve blurred his registration and face. Hopefully it will be a mistake that

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