Claire reports from Assen

Assen : bicycle priority

This story is part of our youReport series.

When – exactly a year ago to the day – Claire wrote a comprehensive report for the Cycle Embassy of Great Britain it not just resulted in local newspaper reporting on her journey to a better cycling city. Her photos still remind us today what happens when ‘cycling goes Dutch’. Claire came back with a lot of knowledge thanks to the study tour organised by Hembrow Cycling Holidays.

Let’s focus on priority that is afforded to cycling. And how it works.

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Photo 1 – Crossing in residential area with cycling priority

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Photo 2 – Cycle path crossing priority over turning (motor) traffic

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Photo 3 – Cycle path with priority over turning off main road

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Photo 4 – Cycling has priority over bus road!

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Photo 5 – Out of town cycle priority over side road

Want to see more photos of Claire’s trip to Assen, and including Groningen? Click here