Cyclists riding legally 'more annoying' than speeding and dangerous drivers, according to survey

Legally riding two abreast apparently more annoying than dangerous drivers

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Cyclists legally riding two abreast are more annoying than drivers speeding and dangerously overtaking, according to a survey of 2,000 UK drivers.

The survey, carried out by One Poll on behalf of insurance comparison website, found that 54 per cent of drivers got frustrated by cyclists riding two abreast on rural roads, compared to 53 per cent who were annoyed by speeding and 48 per cent by dangerous overtaking.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.