Many of you may not know that this month hosted the ‘Action for Brain Injury Week’ which lasted from Monday 9th to Sunday 15th of May.
Wearing a helmet is not compulsory by law but is strongly recommended. A high proportion of cycling fatalities/serious injuries involve severe head trauma. According to HelmetsOnHeads, 9 out of 10 cycling fatalities in 2009 caused by head traumas were due to cyclists not wearing helmets. Regardless of age or experience wear a helmet; it could save your life.
A contractor company is trialling a new safety system on their haulage vehicles in the hope that it will help reduce the risk of cyclists or pedestrians from getting caught under the huge and heavy wheels of their tipper trucks.
A cyclist has been rushed to hospital after crash between bike and car at a busy junction at around 4.20pm.
Emergency services were called to an accident scene after a cyclist was seriously injured following a collision with a Ford Focus. The accident happened at around 9 am at a busy junction and the 40 year old cyclist was dismounted by the car and needed emergency treatment.
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