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Pinch point on Sapcote Road, Burbage.

Pinch point

Hinckley, home of the pinch-point.

A faded cycle lane on Broomfield Road, at a pinch-point. It also leads into a chain of potholes at the bus stop.

Here in London the @MetCC are unable to prosecute this sort of thing because of the paint line. My response is then to ride right of that paint line because this is negligent and dangerous infrastructure by @LBRUT. [Dangerously narrow c ... [more]

Madingley Road

Long Road, Comberton

Norwich Street, Cambridge

Poor drainage on Huntingdon Road. Reported at: reference: 00354582 Update: I was a bit surprised to get a reply from them on 2 June 2021 (i.e. more than five months later) to say: "We a ... [more]

A driver going through the other side of the pinchpoint, Felixstowe





Instead of slowing as intended drivers pass, going into the hatching before and after the pinch-point, and late braking.

Larger Road, Felixstowe

Pinch points along this cliff road near Felixstowe

The doorzone pop-up cycle lane returns to the kerbside in Bilsland Drive, but the car parking continues towards the pinchpoint.

Two cheers for @LeicsCountyHall for removing this pedestrian refuge on the A47 at the outskirts of LFE. Was a real sphincter-tightener as it marked change from NSL to 40. Complained years back, but basically told to man up! So, thanks, but ... [more]

Pinch point on Penistone Road

Road from the top deck of the Huddersfield to Halifax bus.

Shared use footway Fen Ditton with a pinchpoint.

No attempt to resolve conflict at the Kingsgate Retail Park bus stop on NCN756. No option to go around the back of the shelter as in #107619.

A crossing in Croyde that looks a bit like a zebra but definitely isn't and is more like a pinch point.

The Calderwood Road shared footway, with a bus shop, footway parking, and a pinch-point crossing on the road across to a school.

Dangerous pinch-points for cycling in Great Chesterford. I had a very nasty experience riding along here sometime around the year 2009. Approaching the pinch point I decided to take the lane to make sure the lorry behind me was not go ... [more]

A cyclist riding in the CENTRE OF THE LANE isn’t trying to get in a driver's way – they’re showing it’s NOT SAFE TO OVERTAKE at that point. #OperationClosePass is working to help drivers and cyclists to better understand each oth ... [more]

Shared use joins carriageway at a short advisory cycle-lane ahead of a pinch point.

So @WhittlesfordPC third "traffic calming" measure has no attempt at cycle safety lane. What a joke. If it weren't an accident trap. @CambsCC @camcycle @Chisholm4Trail

@mark_birdy @UKCycleChat @MetCC Holy shit! Close pass, main tweet:

The HArTT cycle route turns left from Sandy Loan onto Polmont Road, then turns right onto a path (at the sign post) where there isn't even a dropped kerb! No help crossing this busy road. See #103068 for the view in the other direction. ... [more]

A shared-use path starts on the left, to avoid the junction ahead, although NCN76 appears not to use it and instead turns at the junction, then turns again onto the next section of the same path. The dropped kerb is also far from flush, ... [more]

A painted cycle lane has been provided through the traffic calming pinch-point, but only in one direction.

The main road around Falkirk town centre doesn't look very cycle-friendly.

Pinch-point traffic-calming on North Road, Bellshill. The dropped kerbs don't appear to have been thought through to create a half decent crossing for pedestrians.

What the what? (Simon's note: This is the first time I found the location via Mapillary rath ... [more]

A new pinch-point in Oswald St to look out for cycling, which is also successful in trapping buses in the bus stop. And useless Advance Stop Line.

Nasty, long pinch point on NCN 62

Central island complete with cattle pens and a long stagger for pedestrians creates a long pinch point for cyclists.

NCN 4 (Downs Way) Crosses Station Road Henbury

Had to stop today & photograph my favorite cycle lane on the way into Brighton

Trinity Road Bollards, and hatching and pinch points seem popular in this area.

Trinity Road Bollards, and hatching and pinch points seem popular in this area.

Despite the painted cycle lane having finished on the approach to the pinch-point, these cyclists haven't reached their destination, so need to bravely carry on where the cycle lane does not go!

Traffic calming by pinch-point and restrictions on through traffic in Front Street.

Cyclists wisely taking the lane at a pinch point.

Pinch point

Priority facing the chicane. This is a 60 mph road and there is no footway here. On a bike coming through here how can I trust that oncoming traffic will give me right of way at this pinch point? They have to make a judgment to wait for ... [more]

Road widened for the central island - rather defeating the whole point of these things which I think are presumably to regulate the speed.

This is a perfect example of a road-narrowing to slow down motor traffic that allows easy and safe passage for cycle users.

Half width cycle lane prevents cyclists from adopting a safe position through this narrow pinch point.

A pinch point with no cycle bypass.

A pinch point on Coventry Road, Hinckley

Pinchpoint on Glasgow Airport cycle route

Disturbing story about a cyclist knocked off and abused from the Guardian: I notice this incident happened on this A road where there are centra ... [more]

New pinch-point on Milngavie Road at Hillfoot station.

See clip at At this pinch point there's a side lane for people cycling. This taxi driver decides that it's a parking space and blocks it completely. In the usual fashion there's a space to stop off-road and of ... [more]

Vinery Road

The brand new erm... Dunno. Along both sides of Little Glen Road, the council have painted bikes on the road and then put in road narrowing Bollards. The only thing I can see happening is a cyclist getting hit going round one of these.

Cars accelerate to overtake in a race to get to the pinch point first.

Pinch point on Grange Road between Selwyn Gardens and Champneys Walk. Grange Road has MSL through the pinch point, but otherwise ASLs on the stretch south of Sidgwick Avenue.

Cut-through in Comberton - paved and lit.

Build out on Old Park Road, built 2009, creates a nasty pinch point. Cyclists get squeezed by drivers who are reluctant to pull across into the right hand lane.

New islands east of Northfield Ave.

Pinch point on Queen's Road

Queen's Road pinch point

Pinch point on Queens' Road

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