Cycling UK angered by Highway Code's 'victim blaming' helmet advice
Group says driver education and safer roads more important than protective clothing
Cycling campaigners have reacted angrily to a tweet from the official Highway Code account that said cyclists should wear helmets and protective clothing, and said that it leads to a culture of “victim blaming”.
A tweet by the official Highway Code account encouraging people to wear “appropriate clothes for cycling” was met with negative responses from those who believe them to be ineffective. The code is published by the Department for Transport.
Source: Guardian Transport