As the summer holidays draw to a close and the office beckons, it’s a good time to take a fresh look at your commute to work and check that you remain safe on your daily commute.
Whilst the benefits of cycling are substantial, the traffic, congestion and behaviour of other road users can make the experience challenging.
If you currently cycle to work, you’ll already know that you spend less time stuck in traffic and feel energised when you arrive at your workplace. This sets you up for a productive day in the office. And let’s not forget that commuting by bike will make you healthier, fitter and happier.
Those new to commuter cycling might feel nervous about sharing the road with motorised vehicles. But if you have confidence and awareness, the roads are considerably less challenging. The way a cyclist behaves can do to influence the way others react around them. The more confident you are on the road, the safer you’ll be. So here are some road awareness tips for a happy cycling experience.