Between 2002–2004 a four-part research programme was undertaken to identify hazards to cyclists from features of the road network that are designed to benefit motorists.
The four studies were:
The perspective of the research is to recognise and understand the conflicting needs of cyclists and motorists who share a road corridor. The outcome is to facilitate more informed decision-making in design, maintenance and management of the road corridor by balancing the needs of cyclists and motorists.
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