Are Britain’s roads getting more dangerous for cyclists? What can be done about it?

With still much to be achieved in improving the safety of Britain's road for cyclists, we asked Cycling Weekly readers what they thought could be done

In September, the Department for Transport issued statistics that showed that the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured on Britain's roads rose by five per cent between 2015 and 2016.

Almost every day, there are news reports of cyclists who has been killed or injured as a result of a collision on British roads.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.