Cyclist killed in Dulwich named

A cyclist who died in West Dulwich after colliding with a lorry has been named as Chiara Giacomini. The Evening Standard reports that the 30-year-old had worked at the Tate.

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Cyclists must 'take responsibility for their actions'

Improving road safety is a priority for FTA members and many lorry operators already work to the highest standards. A huge amount of investment has been made by responsible operators who have gone over and above the minimum legal requirements to ensure that safety equipment is fitted to their vehicles. There are better ways of achieving safe roads for all road users.

We need to see cyclists taking responsibility for their actions, obeying traffic regulations, giving space to HGVs making manoeuvres and generally riding responsibly. Unless you also improve the behaviour of cyclists, the problem will not improve in the way that everyone wants.

– Karen Dee, Freight Transport Association

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