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Cycle lanes are "not fit for purpose" and "full of potholes" with it being good that cyclists are not required to use them, according to Surrey Police.

In a tweet from the Road Policing Unit of Surrey Police, which often weighs in to social media debates to point out the rights that cyclists have on the roads and how other road users should behave around them, the force pointed out that cyclists were under no obligation to use cycle lanes and would often choose not to use them due to them being in a worse state than many roads.

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