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Drop the white line, says CTC

18 Sep 2014 safety CTC
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A study commissioned by CTC says that removing central white lines, and imposing a 20mph limit, can make the roads safer for cyclists. It concludes: “A centre line may present a visual clue about where a driver should ‘drive up to’. Its absence may cause the driver to consider his or her road position and speed more carefully.” The study also found that painted cycle lanes are ineffective at changing drivers’ overtaking behaviour.

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