Our Press Officer, Eric Ludlow, has written a thoughtful piece following the recent deaths of cyclists in London, reflecting on what we can learn for cycling safely in Leicester. It is published in the Leicester Mercury’s ‘First Person’ column.
Cyclists’ deaths in London have lessons for us
26 November 2013
Six cyclists have been killed in London in the past three weeks. That’s a chilling statistic and there’s no escaping the deeply emotional impact that it creates. It has led to demands for a range of measures to be taken immediately – some aimed at cyclists, others at motorists.
I would prefer to look at what might have caused those deaths and its implications here in Leicester.