I’ve been meaning to write to you for some time and Chris Martyr’s letter in last week’s Middy has tipped me over the edge in respect of cyclists.
Most days I travel northwards from Burgess Hill along Valebridge Road and Rocky Lane to Haywards Heath. Very often one encounters a lone cyclist slowly peddling northwards, under the railway bridge and on up the hill.
This usually results in a stream of vehicles following on behind with no way of overtaking because of the number of blind bends.
I thought the Highway Code requires us to travel with due care and attention to other road users - or, perhaps cyclists are exempt!
It would be so easy for them to pause once in a while to allow all the cars, lorries and busses to pass.
Is this too much to ask?
Franklands Village, Haywards Heath
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