Cyclists' Fury At Think! Ad Which Blames Them For Crashes

THINK! Cycle Safety: Don’t get caught between…

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Cyclists have hit out at a government safety advert which appears to blame them for being hit by lorries.

The Think! campaign from the Department of Transport tells cyclists to hang back when approaching a left-turn next to a lorry.

The 45-second advert is entitled "Things you shouldn't get stuck between", which shows a lorry overtake a cyclist and then hit him as it turns left.

But cyclists hit out at the commercial, claiming it is "misguided" and "awful".

Former professional cyclist Chris Boardman tweeted:

Barrister Martin Porter responded:

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