Figures released today for 2010 show that the number of fatalities on UK roads have dropped to their lowest since records began. But before we go patting our collective selves on the back, that's still a whopping 22,660 deaths and serious injuries, 2,502 of them children. And that's before counting deaths from related illnesses such as respiratory disease and the really big killer: the effects of sedentary lifestyles.
Dr Ian Roberts sheds some light on the situation below...
This is me, and this is my bike from Xtracycle on Vimeo.
All that and more will be coming to Wivenhoe this summer courtesy of our latest project: the Transition Town Wivenhoe Bicycle Lending Library. Get in touch if you'd like to help make it happen, we'll be very, very happy to hear from you: hello[@]transitionwivenhoe.org.uk