Cycling campaigners call for safer lorry designs

Safety organisations are calling for better lorry designs to be introduced in a bid to protect cyclists on the road.

A joint letter on behalf of 11 UK organisations, including British Cycling has been sent to the Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin calling for better  and safer lorry designs to be introduced.

The letter states:  "Today’s cab design forces the driver to sit on top of the engine in such a high position that much of what happens around the cab is invisible to them – the so-called fatal blind spots.

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