Tuvizo — July 2014

14 RULES FOR MOTORISTS THAT CAN SAVE LIVES WHEN THERE ARE CYCLISTS ON THE ROAD

Jul 10 2014 0 Comments July 2014

MOTORISTS AND CYCLISTS Motorists and cyclists need to come to the table and sort out their differences.  In many countries around the world, cyclists have helmet cams so they can record antisocial behaviour from motorists.  Last year in the UK, a woman knocked a guy off his bike and sent him flying over a hedge, she didn’t stop.  Instead of stopping she tweeted, “Definitely knocked a cyclist off his bike earlier.  I have right of way – he doesn’t even pay road tax! #Bloodycyclists.”  This tweet was retweeted hundreds of times and police eventually found the woman. CYCLING HAS CHANGED...

20 RUNNING SAFETY TIPS

Jul 10 2014 0 Comments July 2014

RUNNING GEAR AND VISIBILITY 1. Wear some sort of reflective vest in all weather conditions.  A reflective safety vest is a good choice, as it covers the largest surface of your body.  You could wear a reflective running gear such as a belt but just make sure your clothes don’t cover it.  Reflective ankle bands are a good addition in aiding high visibility to other road users. 2. Choosing the right running shoe is a must in order to prevent injury and ensure you perform at your best.  There are many to choose from, in various price brackets.  The wrong...

REFLECTIVE CLOTHING FOR CYCLISTS

Jul 08 2014 0 Comments July 2014

Ninety percent of accidents involving cyclists and vehicles occur because the driver says he didn’t see the cyclist – SMIDSY – the “sorry mate, I didn’t see you” excuse. When choosing the right clothing and gear for safe cycling, ensure that reflective clothing is right at the top of your list. Whether you are cycling in conditions with excellent visibility or cycling in mist or at night, reflective clothing and reflective stickers are essential for your safety.  Studies have shown that black clothing with the right reflective gear or strips is just as effective as wearing fluorescent high visibility gear...

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