THE MISCONCEPTIONS

By car it’s faster!
In town, the average speed of cars only reached 30 km / h . In addition dependent routes of the organization of traffic can be longer. It is not the fastest mode of transport. Public transport that benefit from specific lanes and cycling are often faster than her. In addition, you do not waste time looking for a parking space.

To go to school, children are safer in cars!
Excessive use of the car to drop the children to school generates an increase in road safety around schools and on the routes. Annoying parking on pedestrian areas and the many maneuvers expose students to the dangers of the road.
Transported the children constantly drive for every move do not learn to understand the dangers of the street. Sooner or later this inexperience will make them more vulnerable to accidents.

This is not a favorable environment for cycling! Know that in northern France as in northern Europe, average daily cyclist travels only about 7% of its bike paths in the rain. There are also “Tops” that fit on bikes, real rainproof and windproof coats.

Riding a bike, it’s too dangerous! The statistics are formal, this is the car that generates the most traffic accidents. It is true that the first time you get into cycling in traffic, it is a little apprehensive. There are many accessories for secure bike trips. Many road improvements are taking place. Some associations promote learning the bike and the mark routes with entertainment.¬†Bike Service Amiens Plus (+) bikes, less accidents



When you live in the countryside, cycling is not practical!
If rural distances are longer, however, there are bike paths that make an average journey distance nice. Some trails make it easy to move from one village to another. Sometimes it is possible to play on inter-modality and join the bike station, take the train to the city and then go on his workplace with the bicycle.

A bike you breathe too much pollution!
Studies show that pollution from exhaust gases is 2-8 times more concentrated, according to types (ozone, carbon monoxide, benzene derivatives, nitrogen oxides …) in passenger car than outside.