And finally… French town installs speed bumps in cycle lane

Rue PelletierOne French town has moved decisively to slow down cyclists journeying through it with a series of speed bumps in less than a couple of hundred metres.

At least 11 speed bumps have been placed along the cycle lane on Rue Pelletier in Montmagny, Val-d’Oise, northern France.

The speed bumps are 10cms high and apparently were placed on the cycle lane after a cyclist believed to have been going too fast was knocked down.

Council officials said that they were there to protect cyclists from motorists, but cyclists say it is actually putting them in more danger.

One cyclist said: “It’s really weird. We can’t ride along it on the bike, so we’re forced to ride in the way of pedestrians, or otherwise on the road.”

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