Dutch Bike Lane Intersection Design

December 14, 2011 in Bicycling by bikewalkadmin

Intersection design is one of the most important considerations for bike lane safety. A common issue with bike lanes at intersections is the possibility for right-hooks – a car/bike collision that occurs when a right-turning car overtakes and cuts off a bicyclist in the bike lane. The video above shows a Dutch design that strives to mitigate the right-hook problem.