Virtual reality headsets given to police forces to train drivers on safe overtakes

There's still time to donate to the Kickstarter page so that more drivers get a chance to watch the film in a virtual reality


Police forces across the UK will be supplied with virtual reality headsets, to be used to train drivers on how to pass cyclists.

Cycling UK - the national charity for cyclists - raised the £15k needed to supply the 45 police forces in the UK with the tool in just eight days, via a Kickstarter page. 

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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.