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The Gazette team has compiled three pedal pledges to encourage all road users to take responsibility for cyclists’ safety in the borough.

They were drawn up with the help of London Cycling Campaign to unite cyclists, motorists and lorry drivers in a common goal.

Readers are urged to sign up to the pledges to take direct action to improve safety.


  1. Position yourself correctly and safely in the road
  2. Make sure other drivers can see you and what you are planning to do at all times
  3. Get as much training as you can


  1. Do not let yourself be distracted (by phones, SAT navs, stress)
  2. Always be aware of where cyclists could be
  3. Go slow

Lorry drivers

  1. Check mirrors and check again
  2. Use left hand indicators
  3. Install the best equipment to help you detect cyclists

Pledge Form

Are you a...

By pressing submit I confirm that I agree to abide by the three pedal pledges of the Hackney Cycle Safe campaign.

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