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Britain is 50 years behind the Netherlands

Perhaps it’s an island mentality, but it’s unusual to hear British politicians make reference to best practice in other countries. For example, when it comes to a systematic reduction of road danger, Britain is 50 years behind the Netherlands…and counting. According to Erik Teteroo, a transport planner who advises the Dutch ministry of transport and environment; “The UK is, in…

If you want to kill someone, best use a car

If you want to kill someone, the best way to do it is in a car because you are highly likely to get away with it. One of the reasons is that people are being killed by cars all the time. We tolerate a level of killing by cars that we don’t tolerate in any other area. If as many…

Zebra pops up in Essex

Another week, another school in desperate need of a safe crossing outside its entrance. Dunmow St May’s School in Essex has been campaigning for a zebra crossing without success so this week we offered their protest a boost with our pop-up zebra crossing. Pupils were joined by a local councillor and two police officers as the inflatable crossing was snapped…

Merino jersey up for grabs

Merino wool is breathable, naturally anti-bacterial, lightweight and soft – qualities that make it ideally suited to cycling wear. dhb have chosen a mid-weight Merino, blended polyamide to allow for a snug fit and added a polypropylene layer on the inside of the fabric to help moisture evaporate quicker. We have a dhb merino long-sleeve jersey (size medium) worth £80 to…

Pop-up zebra crossing protest

Ravenscote is much like any other junior school – its students are forced to run the gauntlet of dangerous roads and matters are made worse because they are refused a safe crossing. Parents have been campaigning for a safe crossing for years so in an effort to help, we erected the ETA’s pop-up zebra crossing to help with their latest…