BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Is cycling priority on roundabouts a good idea?

Roundabouts are much safer than regular intersections. There is not much debate about that fact in the Netherlands. But when it comes to the priority rules on roundabouts the opinions … Continue reading

26 February 2020 · 10 Comments

“I was only speeding slightly”

As part of a long running campaign to make road users aware of their own influence on road safety the Dutch Ministry for infrastructure and the environment recently launched a … Continue reading

13 April 2012 · 18 Comments

Sustainable Safety

Sustainable Safety (“Duurzaam veilig” in Dutch) is the name of the Dutch approach to achieve a better road safety. This policy is lesser known than ‘strict liability‘ and underestimated. Where … Continue reading

2 January 2012 · 46 Comments

When cyclists matter

In the Netherlands cyclists are not only protected by Dutch law but they also matter in the eyes of the general public. The reaction to a road incident in ‘s-Hertogenbosch … Continue reading

1 February 2011 · 1 Comment

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