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UPDATE: Organisers have postponed the National Ride
For Safety which was to take place on Saturday 20 May due to concerns over
Horses are rarely a sole form of transport for many nowadays
but we still see them on our roads as children and adults alike take the
opportunity to enjoy the great countryside we live in by using the roads to
either train, exercise or just enjoy a different environment on their horses.
Road Safety Coordinator Kathy Graham says, “We know most
drivers and riders are courteous towards each other when they encounter each
other on the road”.
However, if you’re not familiar with the road code – it’s a
good time to check exactly what you should do as a driver or a rider when on
Local horse riders are supporting a national Ride For Road
Safety event this Saturday, 20 May in Cust and drivers may need to be patient
if they come across the group this weekend.
The group will meet at Cust Domain at 10 a.m before making
their way to the Cust Pub via the following roads.
“We ask all road users in the area to keep an eye out for
the riders and remember the messages about sharing the road.
The organised ride is a good reminder for all of us to take
care when using the roads and give consideration to all road users.”
more information on the national Ride for Safety, please visit the Ride for Safety Cust Facebook page.
Please show courtesy when sharing the road with horse traffic.
Horses can take fright easily, so adjust your driving as soon as you see horses
on the road ahead of you.
Safe driving near horses:
As a horse rider, it is important that you follow the road
rules shown below. They will help ensure your safety when you are riding on the
Safety rules for horse riders: