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Look out for cyclists – tips for motorists

If everyone does their bit, together we can make our roads safer for both cyclists and motorists. Look out for cyclists and share the road - our top tips will help.

Look out for cyclists when in stationary traffic. Only 48% of people we surveyed said that they always look out for cyclists in traffic.

Cyclists may have to avoid potholes, puddles or debris; bear this in mind when overtaking.

Cyclists may be travelling faster than you think; take extra care at junctions. 75% of accidents happen at junctions but only 60% of people we surveyed always look out for cyclists at junctions.

Give cyclists as much room as you would when overtaking a car. This is the most common thing that cyclists wished motorists would do.

Take care when turning left; do not cut in front of cyclists.

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