BATTLE CONTINUES FOR CYCLIST-FRIENDLY HIGHWAY CODE

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A revised draft of the Highway Code has not properly addressed the concerns of 11,000 cyclists who last year joined a CTC campaign to have the Code re-worded.

The original draft of the Highway Code included a seemingly innocuous addition, which told cyclists to ?use cycle facilities?where provided?. Following the campaigning efforts of 11,000 cyclists, the revised wording, issued on 28th March, reads: Use cycle routes and cycle facilities?wherever possible, as they can make your journey safer.

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