London Mayor dodges death on cycle ride - BikeBiz

London Mayor dodges death on cycle ride

Johnson narrowly avoids out of control truck while scouting for cycle routes
Author:
Publish date:
205_Picture 1.jpg

Boris Johnson, his transport advisor and TfL's commisioner narrowly missed a collision with an out of control truck at the weekend, giving the Mayor a first hand look at the potential dangers of cycling on London's roads.

CCTV of the incident, in which the trucks rear door swings open dragging a car along with it, is now doing the rounds on the web.

Transport advsor Kulveer Ranger is said to be particularly shaken by the incident having come just inches from being clipped in the collision.

At the time of the incident, the trio were said to be scouting new cycle routes in East London.

Featured Jobs

cycles service promo

Shop Manager/ Head Mechanic

Cycleservice Limited I Sidmouth, East Devon I Salary: £22,000 Plus Share Incentives Available I Date Published Wednesday 30th May 2018

Giant St Paul Logo

Bike Fitter / Sales Person

Giant St Pauls I City of London I Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience I Date Published Thursday 21st June 2018

Sigma-Sports

Social Media Executive

Sigma Sports I Hampton Wick, Surrey I £22,000 to £24,000 per year I Date Published Monday 4th June 2018