The roundabout at Abbey Road and Hindpool Road

This seems to be turning in to a dangerous place. Only this week a cyclist was seriously injured.
I know two other people who have been involved in Road Traffic Accidents at this same location. One recently was a victim of a hit-and-run, thankfully she wasn’t injured. The other victim sustained sufficient injuries to keep him off work for about two months.
They both were cyclists, and I’m glad they are still cycling.
It seems to me that either one of two things are happening:
(a) drivers are “forgetting” to give way to traffic from the right and to give way to traffic already on the roundabout.
(b) cyclists are not “taking the lane” on the approach to the roundabout – and therefore not placing themselves where drivers will be looking for traffic.


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