AFTER the highly publicised deaths in London recently, cycling has risen to the top of the safety agenda. However, according to a survey conducted by the AA a there still appears to be plenty of work to be done.
As many as 93% of motorists admit it is sometimes hard to see cyclists while driving, according to a poll of nearly 18,000 drivers.
More than half (55%) of motorists are often "surprised when a cyclist appears from nowhere", the AA/Populus survey showed.
The results come as the AA and the AA Charitable Trust, with support from British Cycling and the Motorcycle Industry Association, recently launched a national Think Bikes awareness campaign.
Initially one million free stickers will be distributed to drivers as a reminder to do a 'double-take' in their mirrors for cycles and motorcycle...