... because they do a much better job of keeping cyclists safe. and why is there not a campaign to scrap all cycle lanes in Britain (which just turn all drivers against us because they are shite and we don't use them) and introduce the laws they have in France (don't they have a law about giving so much room to overtake?) and enforce them properly. in all the 3 days i cycled through France i didn't have one near miss... even in Paris round the Arc de Triomphe. i mean, what's the point of being part of the EU if we can't use it?