Road Safety

The UK has one of the best road safety records in the world. But it pays to have a good knowledge of road safety whether you are walking, driving or cycling.


Cycling is a great way to get around Aberdeen and stay healthy. As a cyclist you have the right to use the road and cycle path network but you must still follow the Highway Code.

Find out more about staying safe while cycling in Aberdeen from Aberdeen City Council and from the road safety charity, Think!.

Cycling Maps

Aberdeen Cycle Forum, together with Aberdeen City Council, have produced maps for cyclists in the city. Download your free cycle map or pick one up from local libraries.

Sustrans also provide a range of information about the best cycle routes up and down the UK.

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Why not watch Cycling Weekly‘s video for some top tips on safe commuting by bike?



When you’re out driving be respectful to other road users. If you have an incident, stay calm and resolve it sensibly. You’ll find more information about how to drive safe and drive smart from Road Safety Scotland.

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