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Broad Street, Hereford - this and many other streets here really ought to be made two way for cycling.

First time through this way for a little while. As usual, an illegally stopped vehicle, with a nearby legal space. Looks like they've been here awhile and are not leaving soon. I know you've worked hard on this @IanGManning, what more can w ... [more]

Manchester deliveries

AU12 GJV Licence 570 Parked in Cycle Infra. Note that the space to the right isn't enough to get outside of the doorzone, so it's still not safe to use. And the law talks about ..... The 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 21. Any person ... [more]

AF65 XXS @dhlexpressuk Obstructs Highway

Illegally parked in cyclelane. Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860 And the 1988 Road Traffic Act, section 2 ... [more]

Illegally parked in contraflow cyclelane. Right opposite plenty of space to park legally.

Illegally parked in contraflow cyclelane. Right opposite plenty of space to park legally.

Road maintenance going on in Gwydir Street, limiting the amount of on-road space. For some reason, this lorry driver decided this would be a good place to do a delivery. Not only blocking emergency access, but actually stopped in th ... [more]

See video (with music!) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AXcNRxQLwI

Yet another example that the builders really don't care at all about illegally blocking the route for local people. And that the council and police are complicit in not making sure they don't obstruct.

Cycleway sign indicating a mandatory cycle lane in Rostock. A brown sign indicating a historic site of a Stasi prison. Location: Stadtteil Stadtmitte, Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) Street signs in Rostock.

Road closed for street party - one cyclist came through, but the parallel street is fine.

New bicycle path alongside road in sidewalk.

Bicycle path alongside road.

Cycleway crossing street.

See clip at http://youtu.be/TsQ4oAWqfhA A driver putting more vulnerable road users in danger by not obeying road signs. Some emergency action required. In cycling training it's noted that riding in a central position always gives so ... [more]

Street life in Kathmandu. In this narrow gloomy passage between high rise buildings, motorbikes come through relentlessly going both ways, while shoppers try to get on with their purchasing.

See clip at http://youtu.be/gOeMarpER4A This is the cut through to Teversham Drift which keeps you away from the awful High Street environment. The barriers make it difficult for cargo bikes and child carriers. And there's no drop kerb.

It's a 3-points-on-your-license for this offence. Although it's another example of how people driving get away with traffic offences as this simply isn't policed. The police say they are far too busy to prosecute these style of offences. ... [more]

Clip at http://youtu.be/N_HaIteyLJY (nothing new). It's a 3-points-on-your-license for this offence. Although it's another example of how people driving get away with traffic offences as this simply isn't policed. The police say they ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/RbX3ZY7tWTE Those #BloodyCyclists jumping red lights again. Ah, this one is in a car. Or is it just someone driving not obeying traffic lights. People drive through red lights about the same percentage as p ... [more]

View Towards Hildersham from Worsted Street. Fantastic, all year riding route here. See clip at http://youtu.be/Om0qumHbp2o

Worsted Street near Copley Hill. Fantastic, all year riding route here. See clip at http://youtu.be/Om0qumHbp2o

Bike shelter on the streets of Rotterdam. Approx location.

See clip at http://youtu.be/1jXsW6McuuE This illegal parking in the contraflow cyclelane is considered very dangerous. And the real stupidity of it is the empty parking bay opposite. Loading/Unloading Exemptions (backed up in law). Y ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ltFOYFvtqsg Interestingly, 2 days after this happened on a bike, I had the same treatment whilst in my car (at a completely different junction). The other driver seemed to be shouting that they had the priorit ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/9TqMVs5HZAw Stopping or Parking in Cycle Lanes Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_06986 ... [more]

GJ06TZG - apparently owned by Motoworks - parked on the pavement at a junction, blocking the cycle track. When I suggested that the driver park legally like the rest of us, he said he didn't want to pay five pounds and made a mild threat in ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKn3w2eMWHY This is breaking the law but also recognised as being very dangerous, mainly as it's a contraflow cyclelane. There are schools nearby and a lot of children use this to get to and fro ... [more]

A litany of parking blocking the pavement and forcing people to walk in the road.

See clip at http://youtu.be/Pzsq6Hoeu5U This lorry is illegally stopped. It fufills none of the exemptions to the 1988 RTA section 21. Not only that it's incredibly dangerous. I end up stopping for the walker because I'm not sure what ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/51oTfRdBeHU After http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvDU9YwHeRY yesterday, I find the same van (hidden) and another van. If I were to guess, they've been parked here solidly duing day time working. Stopping or ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51oTfRdBeHU After http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvDU9YwHeRY yesterday, I find the same van (hidden) and another van. If I were to guess, they've been parked here solidly duing day time working. ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/YvDU9YwHeRY Stopping or Parking in Cycle Lanes Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane. http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_06986 ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/RllkaTqmryA and commentary at http://radwagon.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/the-new-hills-road-junction.html.

See clip at http://youtu.be/RllkaTqmryA and commentary at http://radwagon.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/the-new-hills-road-junction.html.

See clip at http://youtu.be/RllkaTqmryA and commentary at http://radwagon.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/the-new-hills-road-junction.html.

See clip at http://youtu.be/RllkaTqmryA and commentary at http://radwagon.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/the-new-hills-road-junction.html.

Needless to say, but completely illegal parking which the police are keen to prosecute with repeated evidence. The simple rule is Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069 ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Ek88AXfCeYw and photo at http://cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/48475/ I first put this up on YouTube (clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnE2T_lGR4U) because there was some serious damage to the Roman Ro ... [more]

See clip http://youtu.be/uz_Qdw1rdsc I have to jam on my brakes to avoid hitting this car as the driver pulls out of the Park Street car park without looking. I've got priority as I'm going along the road and the driver is coming out ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/Btp3yD0ZjpM This is far too close, well below the standards expected in the highway code, especially rules 213 and 163, which say the car should be on the other side of the central line. And given there is a c ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/ewQSFPIUWj8 Yes, I'm human, I made a mistake. However, no one was hurt and both parties went their ways smiling. An apology IS important! However, perhaps it's important to look why I was rushing to get out ... [more]

Oldenburg cycleways. In Oldenburg all one-way streets are two way for cycling.

This is a follow up photo from http://www.cyclestreets.net/location/49576/ and http://cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/49635/ The council have now dumped some asphalt near the pothole at issue. Sadly they still haven't hit the main pr ... [more]

This is a follow up photo from http://www.cyclestreets.net/location/49576/ This shows my tyre going into the space and it being gripped. Riding into this would likely throw the rider off their bike. It's clear that the original issue ... [more]

It's not easy to see from this photo but this looks like it could be pretty dangerous. The bricks at the humps along Bateman Street have been subsiding for quite a while. Recently a gap has appeared at the first one. In the past week tha ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/288RPqytPyU I did a fairly usual route that goes through the middle of town. It was quite busy in the middle so I slow down and even get off the pedals. I saw cameras and a Big Issue seller being interviewed. ... [more]

In April 2013 some road in Orchard Park (e.g. Cornell Court, Sweetpeas Way etc) had not been finished. The entrance to Cornell Court a features "cul-de-sac" sign - #48528, as at other place in Orchard Park an "except cyclists" needs to b ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/k2YjteGQQSk This really isn't a SMIDSY at all. The driver simply didn't even look when pulling out. Despite me being on the roundabout before them and having the right of way.

See clip at http://youtu.be/ZnE2T_lGR4U This is a Roman road and designated as worth protecting due to a high level of rare plants and species. To that end, it's got locked gates at all public entrances to stop motor vehicles getting in. ... [more]

Three more canopy shelters under the lime trees with Advanced Compact Cycle Parking Street. Secure your bicycle with a quality D lock through the frame and rear wheel and through the retractable locking arm which pulls your bike firmly int ... [more]

Under the Canopy at the Haven Green Cycle Hub, 24hour cctv and lighting

New Cycle Hub designed and installed by HB Designs Ltd for London Borough of Ealing on the corner of Haven Green opposite Ealing Broadway Tube Station. Shortlisted for The London Planning Awards 2012 as the standard required for new covered ... [more]

Cul-de-sac signs on Topper Street in the car-centric estate of Orchard Park in South Cambridgeshire. This is an important cycle route to the Cyclebahn by the Guided Busway and the pedestrian and cycleway, which is the cycle route to the cit ... [more]

It's illegal, causes injury and death. And there's space nearby elsewhere. Why do some car drivers do this, blind ot the issues they cause?

More roadworks in the contraflow cyclelane. There's been a lot around this time. There's some space on hte edge of the lane, but it looks like it's been created by people using the lane and is no where near wide enough to be safe. Note t ... [more]

Does a quick spurt of the blackstuff really count as a repair of this awful cycle lane?

Temporary roadworks in the contraflow cyclelane. Nearby signs suggests it's only for a day, but will check. Note that to pass this obstruction legally, anyone cycling has to dismount and walk along the pavement. The roadway is one-way th ... [more]

I see Saint Andrews Bureau are back to their old bad habits. Parking in a contraflow cyclelane is very dangerous. This road may have "Road Closed" warning signs but actually it is completely open to traffic.

See clip at http://youtu.be/TR9q1vVP0N4 You can just make out the person cycling as the taxi driver comes right up to them at several points along this road. The driver seems to be right against their back wheel. I ride this road reg ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/xCGk579_siE Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in law) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070308 You MUST NOT drive or park in a cycle lane marked by a solid white line. Although ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/dcLpGKktoGE Not just a dip into the cyclelane but a full-on, drive along it for several hundred yards, without any obvious unavoidable reason and block it for cyclists. Highway Code Rule 140 (backed up in l ... [more]

South-easterly view from Sleaford Street across the tracks towards Ridgeons off Cromwell Road. For a view from Stone Terrace >> #37979<<.

View across the railway tracks from Sleaford Street. For a view from Stone Terrace >> #37979<<.

View north from Stone Terrace, which could provide a ready made exit for the Chisholm Trail. For a view in south-easterly direction >> #37980<<.

There should be enough space to be made easily available for the Chisholm Trail on the western side of the railway track, from the Railway Station through Mill Road bridge to Hooper Street (south of the grey transformer box). View from Mill ... [more]

View north of Hooper Street. If all the tracks are in use the area will be somewhat tight for the Chisholm Trail here.

See clip at http://youtu.be/_7nPXHLDW1A Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860 You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane Nice to leave the trolley in t ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbbCnYb0JGs A few dozen yards after this is a parking bay for unloading. So, just lazy. Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3JJ8dpNVkQ And we have a repeat of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GELEhVW8WWQ in the same location. Driver error here, but road layout clearly not helping. 1. Breaking "Highway code rule 163 ... [more]

No cycling Location: Mortimer Street, Trowbridge.

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbTBjWRzH9c I'm riding along the westbound carraigeway of Bateman Street and come up behind a taxi ("VP55 YPV" license 332). At 6 seconds you can see a cyclist (with lights, my camera doesn't pi ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny0fPbeouxE Cars blocking contraflow cyclelane. This had been on the decrease in the past couple of years. But this morning there were two classic examples of just plain lazy behaviour by two ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny0fPbeouxE Cars blocking contraflow cyclelane. This had been on the decrease in the past couple of years. But this morning there were two classic examples of just plain lazy behaviour by two ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGjyvIxIyow Yet another example of how poor the cycle provision is here (or how badly people drive, your choice!) after the poor pass by the Travis Perkins lorry in http://www.youtube.com/watch? ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU00OXfOQb0 Thought I'd try the alternate cyclepath to taking the potentially dangerous road into Cherry Hinton High Street from the north (see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GELEhVW8WWQ for dan ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K30ZS8_bXNc This is a narrow one way road with a contraflow cyclelane. http://bit.ly/xAiEGv All kinds of offences going on here. 1. 2 cars parked in the contraflow cyclelane (at 26 seconds ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtAsouY7_Yg Essentially this is AF11 HAE passing to close, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 But, I'd suggest (quite clea ... [more]

See clip at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GELEhVW8WWQ The design of this "cyclepath" clearly falls well below that which users would ever find safe and actively encourages drivers to ignore vunerable road users, potentially lethally.

See clip at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GELEhVW8WWQ Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 The central reservation in the road should be an indicator to this ... [more]

Sign announcing that these street lights are now turned off, apparently to help Leicestershire reduce its carbon footprint.

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qy7JD-QoVF0 This car, in a rush to get through the lights, nearly takes out my back wheel. The camera shot doesn't quite pick up how close to the back wheel they were. And look how much furth ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D--jtPt7ZFs Not sure how to handle this car park entrance. I have no idea why the Landrover is back from the car in front, are they leaving the cyclelane clear or just not quite up to the car in ... [more]

The cycle parking outside this new office building is well used even on a Saturday - either by language students or people despairing of finding parking at the station?

Cycle racks at new office block - the obvious place to put the wheelie bins.

The east end of Bateman Street is continuing to collapse.

Shameful condition of cycle lane.

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjHWPVZE0S8 Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860 You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bfa5twnhUwg Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Mind you the road infrastructure here is quite limited. The onroad ... [more]

No video with this. I've stopped my car to take the picture (with no traffic behind me). Needless to say, but completely illegal parking which the police are keen to prosecute with repeated evidence. The simple rule is Highway Code Ru ... [more]

No video with this. I've stopped my car to take the picture (with no traffic behind me). Needless to say, but completely illegal parking which the police are keen to prosecute with repeated evidence. The simple rule is Highway Code Ru ... [more]

"Uferstraße" One way street two way for cycling.

Example of a segregated cycleway up a oneway street. Brilliant modern infrastructure.

Property management and scaffolding vehicles blocking the contraflow cycle lane yet again.

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-WgtAQcGTI This is the non-contraflow section of Bateman Street. Notice that there is plenty of off-road space for these vehicles to go. So, just lazy. Breaking Highway Code Rule 240 (backe ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwL-YgqTh08 Another example of the issues of traffic flow along Bateman Street. Coming to the end of Eligius Passage, I need to turn into Bateman Street. Notice the parked car directly oppos ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8cl1dM1rqY As I approach the roundabout, I check all routes, behind and in front. The car approaching is not signalling right so therefore is implying that they are going straight on and not c ... [more]

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