News: March 2018


Better cycling infrastructure, slower speeds and driver education are common themes from the responses to CAN’s cycling safety survey in February. Key concerns from more than 1100 people were a lack of safe cycle routes, drivers not being prepared to share the road, and cars passing too close. To make Government and local councils act on your concerns we need your help to launch a national petition: Safe cycling for everyone – no more people on bikes killed on NZ roads. PLEASE DONATE to help promote and get thousands to sign so that the changes you want are high on the Road Safety Summit agenda.The changes people on bikes need to feel safe are:National level: better cycle infrastructure – including a 1.5m hard shoulder on all main roads, safe routes to school, better driver education, and a legal minimum overtaking distance.Local roads:...

March 8, 2018