Hackney cyclists get a chance to exchange places with HGV drivers

Encouraging cyclists to safe cycling this winter, Hackney Council have co-ordinated an event, hosted by the Council’s Streetscene Team, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police.

Cyclists can ride in and get a free, on-the-spot bike health check and free bike marking. They can also exchange places with an HGV driver to help them understand how to cycle safely and confidently, especially around lorries and large vehicles.

Practical support and advice will be available at Cycle Pit Stop,  Thursday 19 January, 4pm to 7pm, at Martello Street by London Fields Park, E8.

For more information go to: Movebybike

 

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