"Mutual respect on the roads is key to safety," says Merlin Cycles MD - BikeBiz
Merlin cycles MD John Moss has commented on the recently-released survey commissioned by Cycling UK,

The survey, which was commissioned by Cycling UK, which revealed a third of British cyclists have experienced road rage in the UK, with 30 per cent admitting they experience some form of road rage on a regular basis.

When asked why road rage happens, 50 per cent believe drivers have no patience on the road, 28 per cent think drivers have a sense of entitlement because cyclists don’t pay road tax, and furthermore 22 per cent think drivers don't understand what cyclists can and can’t do on the road.

Merlin Cycles managing director John Moss commented: “All road users should be treated with equal respect to encouraging harmony on our roads. Before allowing a situation to develop, cyclists and drivers should take a deep breath before reacting. Mutual respect on the roads is key to safety.

“By learning to understand each other, cyclists and drivers can both have a pleasant journey without creating more tension on the road. Threatening behaviour is not something that anyone should have to deal with. Keep cycling, keep safe and report any criminal or threatening behaviour to the police.”

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