Partnership cyclist safety event in Falmouth

1 June 2019 Posted by

On Tuesday the 9th April 2019, Blue Watch at Falmouth Community Fire Station in partnership with Devon & Cornwall Police delivered a cycle safety awareness event at The Moor in Falmouth which coincided with the Farmers Market and the Easter holidays to engage with drivers and cyclists to raise awareness of cyclist safety, focusing on the correct passing distances for vehicles overtaking cyclists.

Operation Close Pass was originally launched by West Midlands Police in 2016, and was designed to proactively identify and educate drivers who pass too closely to cyclists. In partnership with Devon & Cornwall Police the Watch engaged with 70 people.

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