As highlighted by both our RCC Chairperson and RCC Secretary in the Winter Newsletter ‘Christmas Wish List’ a number of roads roads in Reading desperately need to be resurfaced to make them safe for cyclists.
An inconvenient pothole for a car driver can be lethal for a cyclist.
CyclingUK has reported that since 2017 close to one person per week has been killed or seriously injured while cycling due to potholes and road defects on Britain’s roads
We all welcome the government’s announcement of an £8.3bn fund to repair England’s roads, however this must include making roads fit for cyclists.
CyclingUK is also is calling for UK road maintenance guidance update to make sure potholes which kill or seriously injure cyclists are fixed.
Read more here >>“Britain’s pothole crisis costs lives” says Cycling UK | Cycling U