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by Sam Neilson
28 Oct 2012, 4:43pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety
Replies: 60
Views: 5994

Re: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety

I agree [XAP]Bob. If I could actually suggest it the product would be a free handbook of the Highway Code given to all parties involved to ensure there is clarification on how motorists and cyclists should adhere to the laws of the road, or even as you say a greater police presence. Then there would...
by Sam Neilson
28 Oct 2012, 10:37am
Forum: On the road
Topic: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety
Replies: 60
Views: 5994

Re: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety

Thanks very much for all the responses and surveys completed so far guys! Please keep them coming. Have to say I've enjoyed some of the responses. The multiple suggestions to add spikes and lasers was one of the first suggestions we made to combat this problem (don't know if the amount of support fo...
by Sam Neilson
22 Oct 2012, 3:32pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety
Replies: 60
Views: 5994

Re: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety

Exactly! It is an odd thing to do (weighted 20% research to around 45% design, with the rest construction / experiments / reports). So the important part of the project is the design development and eventual prototype. However I'd really like it to be something that does make a difference whilst in ...
by Sam Neilson
22 Oct 2012, 3:19pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety
Replies: 60
Views: 5994

Re: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety

The project at this stage is purely for coursework only. It is hoped that a working prototype of the product shall be manufactured for proof-of-principle testing. I agree with all your points by the way. Hopefully I can explain how I'm approaching the particular survey: i). As the research section i...
by Sam Neilson
22 Oct 2012, 2:12pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety
Replies: 60
Views: 5994

University Project - Product to Improve Cyclist Safety

Hi everyone, I'm conscious that this may seem like advertising but I thought it would be best to enrol the help of this forum! I am an engineering student at Loughborough University and as part of my current studies I have undertaken a project entitled " Design of a Light Weight / Low Cost Prod...