Exchanging Places Events

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We also set up ‘Exchanging Places’ events to raise awareness of cycle safety.

These events allow people to sit in the driver's seat of a HGV or bus to get a better understanding of what the driver can and can’t see, especially in regards to cyclists on the nearside and directly in front of the vehicle.

Exchanging Places video

A YouTube video has been launched, which features an experienced lorry driver and a regular cyclist who exchange places and discuss their thoughts. It also offers guidance and clearly demonstrates correct cycling, driving and pedestrian behaviour to ensure safer journeys and avoid collisions.

To watch the video, see 'Related Links' in the right hand navigation.


Come along to any of the exchanging places events below. Bike marking will also be offered at the following events:

26/10/2016 16:00-19:00 Wellington Arch W1J
28/10/2016 07:30-10:30 Marble Arch W1
01/11/2016 07:30-09:30 Shepherds Bush Green W12
01/11/2016 15:30-18:30 Bridport Place, Shoreditch Park N1
03/11/2016 15:30-18:30 Cutty Sark Gardens SE10
09/11/2016 07:30-10:00 Longville Road SE1
10/11/2016 07:30-09:30 Chelsea Creek SW6
11/11/2016 10:00-13:00 St George's Hospital Tooting SW17
20/11/2016 09:30-13:30 Roehampton Gate, Richmond Park SW15
21/11/2016 09:00-13:00 Walthamstow Town Square E17
23/11/2016 07:30-10:00 Byng Place WC1H
24/11/2016 16:00-19:00 Marble Arch W1K
29/11/2016 07:30-10:30 Wellington Arch W1J
30/11/2016 07:30-09:30 Beadon Road W6

For more information about Exchanging Places, please email the Cycle Safety Team - see related contacts on this webpage.