Cycling is unsafe in UK urban areas, says poll

The majority of Britons believe it remains unsafe to cycle on urban roads and want major safety measures such as wholesale 20mph speed limits and more cycle lanes, according to an opinion poll.

The research, carried out by the national cycling and green travel charity Sustrans, found that 56% of people felt cycling on roads in built-up areas was not safe, and fewer than 20% regularly did this. Read more