New cycling safety mirrors are a first for the county

King Street, Lancaster

King Street, Lancaster

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New mirrors aimed at improving safety for cyclists have been installed at three major junctions in Lancaster.

Known as Trixi mirrors after the daughter of their inventor, the circular mirrors are the first to be installed in Lancashire and are designed to make cyclists more visible to left-turning vehicles.

County Coun John Fillis, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, said: “These mirrors will give drivers of larger vehicles such as HGVs a better view down their left-hand side and significantly reduce their blind spot.

 

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