Following the tragic death of architect Rebecca Goosen, who was killed in a collision with a 32-tonne cement mixer last year, Building's web editor joined a cement mixer driver on a trip through central London to try and understand why HGVs are involved in 39% of all cycling fatalities
The warm weather and longer days is making cycling to work enjoyable again. The streets of London are teeming with cyclists riding new bikes bought on their company’s Cycle to Work scheme.
Cycling is a brilliant to get stay fit and avoid the stuffy Tube, but unfortunately it’s not as safe as it could be.
In my 5 miles commute to work there is only one stretch of dedicated cycle lane. The rest of the route you’re taking your chances with London’s traffic.