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Motorcyclists using London's red bus lanes – Click above for high-res image gallery

Click above for a gallery of motorcyclists using London's red bus lanes

After a three-year study by Transport for London was completed and showed that opening London's bus lanes to motorcyclists would improve safety for the two-wheelers without having any effect on the safety of anyone else, Mayor Boris Johnson announced that he'd allow motorcycles access to the red route lanes for a trial period beginning on January 5th. This move should not only improve safety but it should also make it quicker and easier for bikers to travel through London, which will have the de

Lately, London Mayor Ken Livingstone has seen a great deal of press coverage regarding his efforts to increase the congestion charges in London, which caused Porsche to vehemently disagree with said charges. This is not Livingstone's only legislative issue these days, though, as he is also opposed to allowing motorcyclists access to London's bus lanes. He claims that there is "only a very small safety benefit for motorcyclists [versus] a larger disbenefit for other vulnerable road users. On this