Cycling UK slams 'self-serving' car hire survey and calls for government to address real issues

Cycling UK representative says car hire company survey was 'self serving' and adds that the government review into cycling safety fails to address the real issues

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Cycling UK has criticised a survey which suggested that the majority of bike riders are in support of making high vis clothing and helmets compulsory.

The study, carried out by collected answers from 1,344 customers who used the national car hire service and self-identified as cyclists.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.