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April 27, 2006
Media Advisory - City shows ways to avoid bicycle and truck collisions
  
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 10 a.m.
Place: West side of Bay Street, just north of Queen Street West

Councillor Adam Giambrone (Ward 18 - Davenport), Chair of the Toronto Cycling Committee, and Sergeant Bowman, Toronto Police Services, will address bicycle safety issues, including recent fatalities.

City staff will demonstrate ways to avoid collisions between bicycles and trucks.

Reporters/photographers will be able to watch cyclists approaching a truck, and to climb into the truck to get the driver’s perspective.


Media contacts:

Kevin Beaulieu
Executive Assistant to Councillor Adam Giambrone
416-338-5305

Barb Wentworth
Bicycle Safety Planner
City Planning Division
416-392-1142


 

 

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