The curious British obsession with hi-viz

In a week when Halfords caused a twitterstorm by suggesting bikes have numberplates, less reported was a spat between the RAC and the Environmental Transport Association; with the ETA citing research showing that hi-viz garments have no effect at all (unless printed with the word ‘POLICE’)

Collision kills cyclist at local junction – Birmngham deserves better safety

Dr Suzanna Bull (32) completed her Medical degree at the University of Birmingham; though most recently she had been working at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.


A petition is available:

“Protect Birmingham Cyclists” and if you would like to add your name to that.  It calls for better cycling provision in Birmingham from the City Council.


There will be a candle lit vigil in memory of Suzanna and to demand safety improvements for riders on Monday 16th October starting at 6pm.  Full details are available here at this Facebook link: