CTC criticises AA bike helmet giveaway stunt

CTC give away Highway Code to drivers in London

CTC, the national cyclists' organisation, has countered the AA's distribution of bike helmets and high visibility vests to cyclists in London by distributing copies of the Highway Code to drivers.

Motoring organisation AA staged its helmet giveaway in central London on Friday (April 15) in an attempt to highlight the vulnerability of cyclists on the road. CTC countered this one-sided view by claiming that the AA was 'misrepresenting the sources of road danger'. CTC staff and volunteers accompanied the AA and gave copies of the Highway Code to drivers in order to give balance to the AA's campaign.

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