Tag Archives: safety

Safety app Busby partners with Team Qhubeka ASSOS

Micromobility safety app Busby has partnered with Team Qhubeka ASSOS. Busby, launched in November 2019 by Liverpool-born friends Barry Green, James Duffy and Kirk Ryan, aims to make bike riding, as well as other sports and activities, safer. The app works with the sensors in your phone. If a user …

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TfL delivers ‘radical’ improvement to road safety with Direct Vision Standard introduction

TfL, working with the London boroughs, has delivered a ‘radical’ improvement to road safety in the capital with the introduction of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS). The DVS forms part of the Mayor of London’s Vision Zero plan to eliminate all death and serious injuries from London’s streets by 2041. …

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Lime Solicitors teams up with Busby to protect vulnerable road users

Lime Solicitors has teamed up with safety app Busby to protect vulnerable road users as cycling booms during the pandemic. National law firm Lime is a cycling claims specialist and said the pandemic has led to an ‘unprecedented’ number of cyclists on the road and, coupled with the darker nights …

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TfL launches online data platform to raise awareness of London road collisions

TfL has unveiled its new Vision Zero Dashboard tool, which will enable organisations and members of the public to easily access and interpret London’s collision data which is recorded by the police. By sharing data in this way, TfL and partner organisations can better identify the road danger challenges specific …

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ArmaUrto partners with Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling

ArmaUrto has partnered with Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling. The partnership will see Ribble Weldtite riders, including Dan Bigham, Jacob Tipper and newly signed Cameron Jeffers, train and race in ArmaUrto’s Impact Pro base layers, which can be worn under regular cycling apparel to provide an ‘unparalleled’ layer of protection. “It’s …

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Busby partners with Discount Sports Network

Busby and DSN have joined forces to create the “world’s leading” cycling, running and activity safety and discounts app. Busby’s vision is to make all road users safer, reduce rider risk and make them ‘more visible than ever before’. Discount Sports Network uses direct relationships with brands to secure exclusive …

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Scrapping October clock change ‘could reduce number of road deaths by 4.5%’

The UK could reduce the number of people killed on our roads by 4.5% and save the economy £160 million by scrapping the October clock change, road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has said. The charity, which is calling on the Government to stop the practice, believes that moving to a permanent …

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How cyclists can stay safe on the roads as we head into autumn

For some, cycling can be quite a seasonal activity. The number of riders venturing out on two wheels generally increases during the summer months, with longer days and warm weather providing plenty of opportunity for us to spend more time outside. But with the trend this year being accelerated by …

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London has “most aggressive” drivers towards cyclists, research finds

London has the “most aggressive” drivers towards cyclists, new research by Wiggle has found, with 54% of cyclists in the capital saying this is the reason they don’t feel safe on the roads. The data, which analysed sentiment from over 6,000 UK sports enthusiasts, reveals which cities across the UK …

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Busby launches new GroupRide feature

Busby has launched a new patent-pending feature called GroupRide. The feature allows clubs and groups to set a safety radius around everyone on the ride. If a rider goes outside the set safety radius then the whole group receive a notification so they can either slow down or turn back …

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