Some pictures of priority over sideroads

Here are some photographs showing how cyclists on continental cycle tracks often have priority over sideroads. These were taken during our fact-finding visits.

These pictures show typical continental examples of priority for cyclists over sideroads. Traffic turning into the side road does not enter before giving way. None require a cyclist to deviate from a straight line.

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From Århus (in Denmark)

From Groningen (in the Netherlands)

(Give way lines in the Netherlands are a series of triangles, which can just be seen on the hump before the footway).
Though the cycle way is at road level, the principle is the same.

From Münster (in Germany)

The shared footway descends gradually to road level to cross the side road.