Presenter trials giant cycle reflector
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How much room do cyclists need?

How much room are you supposed to give cyclists when overtaking?

BBC presenter Jon Cuthill took to the roads of Southampton with a modified Oxford safety reflector arm to highlight the space drivers should allow.

Police recommend leaving a 1.5m (5ft)-gap when passing cyclists.

  • 21 Oct 2017
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