Survey of 1,000 motorists shows how uneducated British car drivers are about cyclists

Over half of those surveyed didn't know that cyclists can ride on dual carriages and 55 percent believe cyclists should have insurance.

Cyclists are overtaken by a bus while using a cycle lane in Oxford

(Image credit: Flickr/Tejvan Pettinger)

A survey of 1,000 motorists has revealed how shockingly little British motorists actually know about the rights cyclists have on the road.

eBikes Direct surveyed 1,000 people across the UK and asked them questions about cyclists' rights. The answers were astonishing, but perhaps - sadly - not unexpected.

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