Cycling deaths could be reduced with lorry redesign

Loughborough University publishes report into lorry-cyclist collisions, part-funded by Transport for London

cycling, commuting, lorry, traffic, road
(Image credit: Daniel Gould)

Cycling deaths caused by lorries would be reduced should a report’s findings pave the way for a radical redesign of large and heavy goods vehicles.

Models proposed by Loughborough University on the back of its report into cycling-lorry deaths would ensure that drivers could see cyclists more clearly and in places that are currently out of sight because of blind spots.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.