LUXEMBOURG – BICYCLE BRIDGE AT PONT ADOLPHE INAUGURATION

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keywords: soft mobility, mobility week, bicycle bridge, adolphe bridge, luxembourg. After the success of the renovation of the Adolphe Bridge in Luxembourg, it is now time to inaugurate the bicycle bridge located under the bridge. The inauguration will take place tomorrow Sunday 17th September 2017 at 11:00 at the Pont Adolphe, the first cyclists with the authorities are expected from 11:30. This work will thus link the bike paths of Avenue de la Liberté to those of the city center (Ville Haute). This inauguration is the starting point for the…

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ROAD SAFETY – CHILDREN BIKE HELMET NOT MANDATORY PART 2

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keywords: road safety, children, bicycle, helmet, petition, luxembourg. Road safety in Luxembourg is one of the government priorities with ambitious targets in terms of reducing the number of road victims, which are in the process of being achieved. That is why the unwillingness of the Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructures François Bausch to make the bicycle helmet for children mandatory made a big noise. Although responsibility for child safety rests primarily with their parents, such an obligation would have had the advantage of danger raising awareness. In a joint response…

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ROAD SAFETY – CHILDREN BIKE HELMET NOT MANDATORY

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keywords: road safety, children, bicycle, helmet wearing, luxembourg. The Minister of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure and the Minister of Health confirm that the use of bicycle helmets for children is not mandatory and will not be compulsory in Luxembourg. According to statistics from the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch and the Centre Hospitalier du Nord, in 2015, 14,368 cases of trauma were recorded in children aged under 16, of which 242 (1.7%) came from a bicycle accident. Nevertheless, the two Ministers underline: “The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, taking into account…

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