The tables are based on 11,947 responses received in 48 hours and has been put together in time for the Mail on Sunday. The Survey has been open to all road users including cyclists. The divide between drivers and cyclists is clearly shown in the survey. The full survey results will be published before the end of December 2020.

SUPPORT OF LOCATION OF CYCLE LANES

ANSWERED YESTOTALSUPPORT NEW CYCLE LANES BUILT ONTO EXISTING ROADSSUPPORT NEW CYCLE LANES BUILT AWAY FROM EXISTING ROADS
CYCLISTs201298%46%
CARS611919%89%
TRUCKS6548%93%
VANS18025%91%
TAXIS3081%96%

HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN PART IN A PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE INTRODUCTION OF CYCLE LANES AND LTNs?

ANSWERED YESTOTALCYCLE LANESLOW TRAFFIC NEIGHBOURHOODS
CYCLISTs201234%26%
CARS61193%1%
TRUCKS6541%1%
VANS18021%1%
TAXIS3081%1%

GOVERNMENT HAS ALLOCATED £2BN TO BE SPENT ON CYCLE LANES AND WALKING. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THIS LEVEL OF SPEND?

ANSWERED YESTOTALNOT ENOUGHJUST RIGHTSHOULD BE LESSSHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENEDDON’T KNOW
CYCLISTs201266%31%1%0%2%
CARS61194%18%32%42%4%
TRUCKS6541%5%33%55%6%
VANS18021%6%33%58%2%
TAXIS3081%2%32%62%3%

THOSE THAT SUPPORT CYCLE LANES, HOW WILL IT AFFECT THEM?

ANSWERED WILL…TOTAL SUPPORTING CYCLE LANESCYCLE MORE FOR FUNCYCLE TO WORK INSTEAD OF BY CARSTOP USING THE CAR FOR THE SCHOOL RUNSTOP USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTCYCLE TO SHOPS
CYCLISTs183976%24%11%9%33%
CARS80213%14%17%6%4%

FROM RECENT MEDIA REPORTS, UNELECTED SPECIAL ADVISORS IN NO 10 ARE INFLUENCING THE ROLL OUT OF CYCLE LANES. WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THIS?

ANSWEREDTOTALNO PROBLEMITS WRONGDON’T KNOW
CYCLISTs201276%12%24%
CARS611915%77%8%
TRUCKS6542%81%17%
VANS18021%86%13%
TAXIS3081%91%8%

HAS ROLLING OUT HUNDREDS OF MILES OF DEDICATED CYCLE LANES DURING THE PANDEMIC BEEN THE RIGHT TIME TO IMPLEMENT?

ANSWEREDTOTALYESNODON’T KNOW
CYCLISTs201281%14%5%
CARS611924%63%13%
TRUCKS6548%82%10%
VANS18027%86%7%
TAXIS3082%93%5%

SHOULD LOCAL AUTHORITIES BE FORCED TO REPAY THE COST OF NEW CYCLE LANES THEY HAVE DECIDED TO REMOVE?

ANSWEREDTOTALYESNODON’T KNOW
CYCLISTs201265%24%11%
CARS611931%37%32%
TRUCKS65434%33%33%
VANS180229%39%32%
TAXIS30834%30%36%

SHOULD ROAD CYCLISTS BE MADE TO ADHERE TO THE SAME ROAD USER RULES THAT DRIVERS LEGALLY MUST FOLLOW, SUCH AS:  MOTORING LAWS & PENALTIES, ROAD USER TESTS, ROAD TAXES?

ANSWEREDTOTALYESNODON’T KNOW
CYCLISTs20122%96%2%
CARS611977%12%11%
TRUCKS65479%8%13%
VANS180281%7%12%
TAXIS30887%38%7%

WHICH OF THESE SHOULD APPLY TO ROAD CYCLISTS – OF THOSE THAT SAID YES (7,107) TO THE QUESTION ABOVE?

OUT OF 7,107 SAID YES TO…. 
BE SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION IF CYCLING CARELESSLY81%
WEAR A HELMET74%
BE INSURED67%
PASS A ROAD CYCLING TEST61%
BE REGISTERED WITH THE DVLA57%
PAY A CYCLE EXCISE TAX41%
PAY A ROAD USER TAX35%
PAY A TOLL TAX FOR DEDICATED CYCLE LANES19%

DO YOU SUPPORT LOW TRAFFIC NEIGHBOURHOODS (LTNs)?

AnsweredTotalYESNODon’t Know
CYCLISTs201287%8%4%
CARS611918%72%10%
TRUCKS65419%74%6%
VANS180213%81%6%
TAXIS3084%92%4%

OUT OF 11947 WHO TOOK PART IN THE SURVEY BETWEEN DECEMBER 8TH –  9TH 6981 VOTED CONSERVATIVE IN THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTION. WHEN ASKED IF THEY’D VOTE FOR THEM AGAIN

ANSWERED 
YES, ONLY IF THEY ARE STILL THE BEST CHOICE28%
NO27%
YES, IF THEY START SUPPORTING DRIVERS23%
NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS12%
NOT SURE7%
WON’T VOTE3%

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