Welcome to Clock onto Safety
The CTS Clock with help from our Partners to bring greater Road Safety awareness for Pedestrians. Our materials and educational videos are available in a variety of languages to ensure all communities established and new to the UK can cross the road safely.
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Here are five safety measures for cyclists in the UK:
- Wear a helmet. This is the most important safety measure that you can take as a cyclist. A helmet can save your life in the event of a crash.
- Be visible. Make sure that you are visible to other road users, especially at night. Wear bright clothing and reflective gear.
- Obey the rules of the road. Just like drivers, cyclists must obey the rules of the road. This includes things like stopping at red lights and signaling your intentions.
- Be predictable. Try to be predictable in your movements and make sure that you are aware of your surroundings. This will help to avoid accidents.
- Be assertive. Don’t be afraid to take your space on the road. Cyclists have the same rights as drivers, so don’t be afraid to assert your right to be there.
By following these safety measures, you can help to keep yourself safe on the roads.
Here are some of the most common hazards for cyclists in the UK:
Drivers who are not aware of cyclists. This is one of the biggest hazards for cyclists. Drivers may not be looking out for cyclists, or they may not be aware of their blind spots. This can lead to accidents, especially when cyclists are turning or changing lanes.
Poorly designed roads. Many roads in the UK are not designed with cyclists in mind. This can lead to hazards such as narrow lanes, poor visibility, and potholes.
Bad weather. The UK weather can be unpredictable, and this can be a hazard for cyclists. Rain, snow, and ice can make roads slippery and dangerous.
Pedestrians. Pedestrians can also be a hazard for cyclists. They may not be aware of cyclists, or they may not be paying attention. This can lead to accidents, especially when cyclists are turning or changing lanes.
Other cyclists. Other cyclists can also be a hazard. They may not be following the rules of the road, or they may be riding recklessly. This can lead to accidents, especially when cyclists are sharing the road.
By being aware of these hazards, cyclists can help to keep themselves safe on the roads.